30 years of blood and violence. In 1992, Midway released Mortal Kombat. (No, not a spelling mistake!) The game was first released in arcades, and then it made its way to home consoles: SNES, and Sega Genesis. Initially created by a group of four people consisting of Ed Boon, who handled programming; John Tobias, whoContinue reading “3 Decades of Mortal Kombat”
Author Archives: Tanish Shrivastava
Fan Fiction Author Interview: Third Fang
I was bored. Third Fang is a fan fiction writer. He is known for writing epic length stories, which expand the lore of a particular fandom. So far, he has written four stories, two of them are Naruto fan fictions titled Yet Again, With Little Extra Help and its sequel Take Two Round Two, andContinue reading “Fan Fiction Author Interview: Third Fang”
An Essay on Sports in India
An essay on the sports which I never got to write. Malika Handa is a professional chess player, who is the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the International Deaf Chess Championship. When she won the gold medal in 2016, she was offered a government job and some monetary reward after sheContinue reading “An Essay on Sports in India”
The Real Essay on Water conservation.
This essay on the water conservation you can never write in the school. Tanish is a student in the 12th standard, the final year of his school. Currently, he is giving the exam of the English subject, and much like for the past four years, he has the same topics in front of him. OneContinue reading “The Real Essay on Water conservation.”
Author Interview: Uncle Jack
Introduction: Mister Cynical is a fan fiction author, known for his stories Nothing But Trouble, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum and its sequel The Two Princes of Hogwarts. He has been writing or reading the fan fictions for a long time, and today, I interview him. This isn’t the first time I have interviewed aContinue reading “Author Interview: Uncle Jack”
Video Game History: Why Sega Dreamcast failed, a Case Study
Introduction: The sixth generation of video game consoles was an interesting one. not only because it laid down the foundation for modern gaming in many aspects, but because of Sega’s exit from the market entirely, and Microsoft’s entry with Xbox. This was a big thing to note, since Sega was a big competitor of NintendoContinue reading “Video Game History: Why Sega Dreamcast failed, a Case Study”
Bloganuary: What is a song or poem that speaks to you and why?
The songs which spoke to me on a personal level: Let’s be frank here. I hate poems. I have never liked them, and I suspect that my school days have something to do with it. But songs? I love songs. I at least try to give every song a fair chance, listening to it atContinue reading “Bloganuary: What is a song or poem that speaks to you and why?”
12 Months, 12 Interviews
12 interviews in 12 months. When I set out to take interviews of people from around the internet back in January of 2022, I never thought I would be able to take twelve interviews in twelve months. I thought I would end up missing some months; sometimes I will have one, other times, I willContinue reading “12 Months, 12 Interviews”
Bloganuary: How Do You Define Success?
What does success mean to me? “How do you define success?” asked today’s bloganuary prompt. I have to think about it for a while to answer this. For a lot of people, answering a question like this one is easy. Money, popularity, big houses, all these are success to them. But I’m not a sheep.Continue reading “Bloganuary: How Do You Define Success?”
Bloganuary: The Books Which Changed My Life
What books changed my life after reading them? It is the internet folks; it is not hard to come across many people sharing or claiming how this or that book changed their lives. A lot of them are self-help, though they can get specific if you spend most of your time in a specific circleContinue reading “Bloganuary: The Books Which Changed My Life”