Archive for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

“Mirrored”- An Examination of Venom Snake’s Fate Through Nietzsche

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , on 01/17/2018 by Taylor

Well, seeing as how I haven’t been using the site much the past year or so I don’t think anyone would mind if I popped out another Metal Gear Solid baby.

But in the off chance you’re not a fan of the series and decide to read anyway, hopefully you’ll get something out of it all the same. Just know there are spoilers ahead and the post itself may require knowledge of the series, in particular, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

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MGSV: ONE YEAR LATER

Posted in Videos! with tags , , , on 09/01/2016 by Taylor

While many disappointments occurred playing it for the first time this time last year, coming back to the game months later, I find myself enjoying the game even more for different reasons.

You gonna tell me body-slamming kids and sending them screaming into the sky isn’t awesome?

Black-Hearted Diamond Dogs (I made a song)

Posted in Videos!, Whatever with tags , , , , on 08/03/2016 by Taylor

Music by me inspired by Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The wails and echoes are taken from “Ghost Tape #10” which is not only insanely creepy, it’s got a highly interesting backstory and seemed to fit well with the life of Venom, Kaz, Ocelot, and the rest of the Diamond Dogs.

The Ending of The Phantom Pain

Posted in Whatever with tags , on 09/23/2015 by Taylor

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Warning! Spoilers ahead!

I’m trying to quit. I really am. This may be the last post directly related to The Phantom Pain for a while but I’ve got too many thoughts on this game to not go on and on about it here. Especially with that ending. Love it or hate it, can you blame me for my mind working at full capacity to make sense of it all?

Here are some thoughts about some things. Continue reading

“No big deal… I’m coming back now… OVER”

Posted in Whatever with tags , on 09/01/2015 by Taylor

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Revival!

Bit of an obscure quote with the title there, but it’ll do. I had to go a slightly different route than the “Kept you waiting, huh?” line even if it is more fitting. These are Solid Snake’s words after beating Metal Gear 2.

I haven’t been posting for a month and within that time I’ve gotten hyped up for the newest (and last…?) Metal Gear Solid. So of course, I’ve written about it too. Below this post is all the stuff I’ve been working on in the time I haven’t posted and directly below are all the Metal Gear-related MBTI stuff I’ve written and then a couple non-MBTI posts as well.

Going to play MGS V The Phantom Pain which I was literally just handed at midnight (Thanks, Bryce!) okay bye now-

Solid Snake- ISTP

The Boss- INFJ

Ocelot- ENTP

Raiden- ISFP

Liquid Snake- ESTP

Solidus Snake- ENTJ

Fortune- INFJ

Otacon/Fatman- INTP

Colonel Volgin- ENTJ

Vamp- ISTP

The Art of Yoji Shinkawa– Exactly what it sounds like. The ink and water color behind the Metal Gear Series.

Clone Cataclysm: Big Boss’ Descent, Snake’s Asecent– This post deals with the main ideological differences of our two main Metal Gear protagonists.

Big Boss and the Long Road to Villainy- A look at what actually makes the former anti-hero an actual villain.

The Metal Gear/Captain America Connection– Strange similarities between Metal Gear Solid and Captain America: The Winter Solider movie.

The Greatest Secret Agents Known to Fiction Surprise, Snake is on this list.

5 Properties that Should NEVER be Movies– A post taking it back to a time when my cropping skills weren’t so…on point.

The Phantom Pain Ending– My initial thoughts on the ending to the (last) MGS installment.

“Mirrored”- An Examination of Venom Snake’s Fate Through Nietzsche