• Meditations on Octopath Traveler: A Buddhist Approach to Annoyance

    1 month ago - By Game Skinny

    Before I began Octopath Traveler , I told myself I liked it.
    Since completing Super Mario Odyssey at the end of 2017, I had been desperately waiting for something to play on my Nintendo Switch, and I was certain that a lengthy JRPG was exactly what I needed.
    I was thrilled by the prospect of playing a full-fledged Square Enix title in handheld mode. It never crossed my mind that it would disappoint, and I was initially charmed by Traveler 's simple stories, updated graphics, and reworked mechanics.
    However, after 30 hours and nearly half the game complete, I wonder if the Buddha himself...
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