Joshua Meadows is a writer who likes video games and hates biographies. He's originally from New York City and lives in Sydney, Australia with his Australian-born boyfriend. Previously a staff writer for GayGamer.net, he has also had articles featured on WoW.com and Massively. He presently publishes an episodic sci-fi/fantasy series, Iyetra, which can be found here. If you're only here for the pictures (perv!) you may find some in various states of inebriation or travel here.
The past couple of weeks have been quite the hospital experience for me. Two weeks ago, while Adam and I were watching the new Star Trek movie, I started having a panic attack in the middle of the film. Only it didn't feel like a panic attack, I started feeling like my throat was closing […]
So the purpose of the trip to New Zealand, officially, was so I could file for a visa to Australia and thus begin working once again. Unfortunately it's not possible to file from within the country, so we scooted off for a trip to Auckland. Auckland is pretty, but really slow and glacial. Given how […]
In lieu of a longer update, Adam and I left Sydney and landed in Auckland, New Zealand a couple hours ago. No matter all the traveling we've done, what amazes me is just how similar all cities look, even on opposite sides of the planet. And skyscrapers will always be a comforting sight for me. […]
Last year I bought myself a shiny Sony VAIO Z-series laptop. Adam had a similar type (the SZ, which preceded the Z), and I used to stare at it wistfully while on flights. His was both much lighter and thinner than mine as well as more portable (and the battery life was great), so I […]
The Path is an atmospheric horror game based on and inspired by several variations of the traditional Little Red Riding Hood story, set in modern times. In it you take control of one of six sisters, sent individually on an errand to see their sick grandmother. The game gives you the simple imperative of "Stay […]
Mirror's Edge is an interesting take on the typical first-person action platformer. It is a strange sortof mixture between Tomb Raider, Grand Theft Auto and Deus Ex. In it you play the character of Faith, a "runner" living in an unnamed dystopian city whose communications are heavily controlled by the government. To circumvent these restrictions, […]
One of the biggest differences I've noticed between here and NYC is the treatment of bars and alcohol here. When Adam and I first visited Sydney last April this wasn't in place, but shortly before we got here New South Wales (the "state" that Sydney is the capital of) passed restrictions on bars and clubs […]