Mario and the Maker


On March 31, 2021, designers were no longer able to upload courses to Super Mario Maker (SMM) for the Wii U. Though this announcement was bittersweet, it opened the door to what was once impossible for gamers: officially completing SMM. While Super Mario Maker 2 crested 2 million user created levels within the first two […]

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Mario by Faith, Not by Sight?


Was that the 10th step or the 11th? Perhaps you have had similar thoughts while negotiating stairs in the dark. Was that the last step or is there one more? Guess wrong or misremember and you’re reaching for a phantom top step (with that brief frightful feeling of stepping through nothingness) or confidently hurting your […]

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A Time To Game And A Time To Move On


Time, as we all know, is a non-renewable resource. It is precious, fragile, and Biblically: our days are numbered. Ecclesiastes somberly reminds us that there is a time for everything. Healing, tearing down, building up, weeping, laughing, mourning, and the list goes on. This begs the question: how long should we spend on either a […]

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APPetizer: Stained Glass – God’s Story


When you think of a Christian game in the AppStore, does Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, or Bejeweled come to mind? With Stained Glass, that’s exactly what you get! However, Lightside Games brings a story to your standard “match three” genre of game. There are actual cutscenes that unlock as you progress through levels, and each […]

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The Legend of Breathing in the Wild


Stepping out from your 100 year place of safekeeping onto a precipice, the land of Hyrule splays vast and unexplored in front of you. A moment is granted to take in the sheer size and absolute beauty all around. This is your first taste of what Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BOTW) holds […]

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Castlevania: SOTN – Knocked Back, But I Get Up Again


I got Knocked Back, but I got up Again Alucard isn’t too complex. His look is distinguished: a mix of late 1700’s era clothing, flowing white hair, and a lively cape ever behind him. He is driven, singularly motivated to do one thing, finally put an end to the evil reign of his storied father […]

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Oceanhorn 2: An Exercise in Patience, Perseverance and Defining Adventure


The following post is the debut post from Matthew, our latest party member to Gaming & God. He wrote a review on Oceanhorn 2, which takes some ideas from Legend of Zelda. Hope you enjoy, please say hi to our newest writer and let us know if you’ve played Oceanhorn! Christmas 1998 was a pivotal […]

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