Tag Archives: Video Games

Vodou and Video Games: Time for A Positive Possession

As it stands right now, Video Games have yet to have positive representation of vodou. If anything, the way Vodou has been represented in Video Games has caused more harm to it, leading to it being associated with drug use, the undead, and gang violence. A majority of this stems from the game series Saints […]

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New Perspective on the Voodoo Community

When one hears the words “voodoo”, one might imagine dozens of human skulls, dark ritualistic practices that place deep in the swamps of Louisiana, virgins being sacrificed in the middle of the night, or a cult a of mad fanatics frothing at the mouth as they seemingly have control over un-dead spirits. However, this couldn’t […]

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Santeria in Video games: Waylon’s Adventure

With today’s rapidly growing technology industry, video games are becoming not only an entertainment platform, but a very powerful learning tool. Rather than just simply providing hours of entertainment, video games have the power to tell an interactive story that in some cases can deeply impact someone’s ideologies. As the years go on, there are […]

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Chinese Hungry Ghosts

By Kamil Prostko From the moment we were introduced into the topic of Chinese ghosts from the stories of Pu Songling, I knew I wanted to write about the dead and how China treats them completely differently from Western countries. For my topic I focused on studying the Chinese portrayal of ghosts, both today and […]

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Guan Yu and His Lasting Popularity

Abstract by Dylan Dvareckas For this final I wrote an essay about the great general and fighter Guan Yu. Guan Yu, also known as Guandi and countless other names, was a prominent figure in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series of novels that took place in 169 AD and ends in 280 AD. Guan […]

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