King of the Castle presents an immersive party game themed around medieval political intrigue
In all regards, King of the Castle is a near-perfect game. Its specific blend of Reigns and Dungeons & Dragons works surprisingly well, and makes for a really immersive roleplaying experience; I struggle to give it anything other than a perfect score.
An interview with Dorothy McKim on ‘Immersive Disney Animation,’ a nostalgic journey down memory lane
Immersive Disney Animation has something to offer to everyone by keeping the audience engaged through interactive experiences and nostalgic memories.
A definitive ranking of the Taylor Jenkins Reid universe
If you’re a reader, you’ve probably heard of the author Taylor Jenkins Reid: her novels have taken the literary world by storm, gripping TikTok, Instagram, and Youtube.
The Last Worker: An absurdist anti-capitalist narrative that takes itself a tad too seriously
Despite its absurdist premise — Kurt works in a rundown shipping facility the size of Manhattan and the height of the Empire State Building, is accompanied by a robot drone with a Scottish accent, and dispatches the most whimsical products imaginable — The Last Worker takes itself as seriously as much as any story can.
An interview with Matt Ruskin on ‘Boston Strangler,’ an edge-of-the-seat thriller of recent times
Boston Strangler not only manages to keep the audience engaged through its tight storyline based on the Strangler murders but also exposes the rampant sexism faced by female journalists who tried to uncover the mystery of these crimes.
Scars Above offers an intense sci-fi Soulslike experience with more fieldwork than fighting
It’s not a AAA title, so a certain level of jank and iffy design is to be expected — but for an AA-level studio, Scars Above is worth checking out for those action-adventurers looking for that unique Death Stranding/Dark Souls/Mass Effect amalgamation that this game offers.
Goldbelly’s food and dessert options are perfect for special occasions and get-togethers with friends. From Ina Garten’s chocolate cake to the viral PieCaken, their extravagant sweets are not only visually stunning, but also incredibly delicious.
Cozy minimalist puzzle games to tune out lectures to
These titles are defined by significant roots in computational analysis and graph theory, with many variations of the genre spawning from early analytical problems such as the Seven Bridges of Königsberg and five room puzzles as well as practical obstacles that would eventually define the Sokoban theme.
First impressions of February’s space/simulation-themed indie video game releases
In the most recent lineup of prospective space-venturers and pioneers, three entries stand out: Kerbal Space Program 2, The Last Starship, and Plan B: Terraform. These three indie construction sim/management titles came to early access in February and have already made headway.
Sundance Film Festival 2023
And above all, it’s the atmosphere of Sundance. If you have any affinity at all for film, being in an environment where there are films at every hour is just incredible.
A grand cinematic experience with a tepid storyline
The brilliantly imagined world of Pandora brought to life through its visual effects makes Avatar a movie that is meant to be experienced on the biggest of screens in IMAX 3D.
Boats, bacon, and buns
If you need motivation to get through a long week of psets, projects, or exam prep, Sunday brunch with friends will never fails to lift your spirits. Located in the North End just steps away from Little Italy, State Street Provisions is near the wharf, where grand boats and a beautiful water view accompany an equally attractive menu and restaurant interior.
‘The Art of the Brick’ transports us into a whole new art world of LEGO
Nathan Sawaya erases the boundaries between art and engineering through his renditions of famous artworks using LEGO bricks. This exhibition not only introduces you to a new kind of art but also kindles a passion to create art using LEGOs, waking up the “Nathan Sawaya” inside of you!
A perfect blend of action and folklore rooted in Indian culture
‘Kantara’ captivates the audience with its gripping screenplay, mythological backdrop, and a perfect blend of action and folklore, emphasizing the interconnections between humans and Mother Nature.
Feeling brunch-ish at Faccia a Faccia
A solid food establishment opens for lunch hours, with its standout features being a new cacio e pepe scramble and lovely customer service.
For the love of bubble tea!
Newbury Street’s Yi Fang Taiwan Fruit Tea stops at nothing for the freshest ingredients and offers traditional yet remarkable Taiwanese bubble tea.
Blue Man Group splashes into rhythm
“The character doesn’t speak. You have to be very expressive with just your body, and you get to really play with all of the implicit body language stuff that is active in everyday life and interactions. It really comes to the forefront in a Blue Man Group show when you’re not able to use words and yet you have to carry along a story and make sure the audience is there with you, understanding what you’re trying to put across.”
Kaju Tofu House
While the nearest soondubu restaurant was a whole hour away from where I grew up in New Jersey, Kaju Tofu House in Allston brings me a taste of my Korean heritage only a short bike ride away. One sip of their boiling hot tofu soup brings back childhood memories of eating soondubu with my family and will fill Koreans and non-Koreans alike with cozy and warm feelings.
Carmelina’s, (Carb)elina’s: A pan of pasta, a pan of comfort
The North End has countless Italian restaurants, but which one is truly worth the trip and carbs? Valuing authenticity, charm, and, of course, deliciousness, Carmelina’s checks all the boxes.
Flour versus Tatte: The ultimate food rivalry of Boston
Upon my arrival to MIT as a freshman and huge foodie, I discovered two popular cafe chains, Flour and Tatte, and I became determined to figure out which reigns supreme. From the food to the ambience and location, I wanted to fairly compare and contrast what each has to offer.