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The Game Names

The name “Gannon” is now on the list of top baby names, but unfortunately it probably doesn’t have anything to do with the blue pig from the Zelda games. The poorly written opening story in the original Legend of Zelda … Continue reading

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Thunderbolt and Lightning, Very Very Frightening Me

One god I’ve been meaning to look at for a while is the Japanese Raijin, a thunder deity. It’s interesting that we tend to use the term “thunder god” (the literal meaning of the name Raijin) even though it’s the … Continue reading

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