Author Archive for ‘Lola Batling’


Another in the long line of Zelda games, you are again the ubiquitous elf Link (though your name is whatever you select it to be) on an adventure through monster infested lands in search of power, spirits, or the undying love of your friend/girlfriend. Long story short. It’s been done. To death. For fans of […]


Bad Bromance

24Jan10

Dear Lola, I’ve been sharing rooms with a most peculiar gentleman who has become a trusted friend and confidante. We have managed to help each other through all manner of crisis and trouble while creating a bond that would most likely be a durable and lasting one. Though, as of late, he has become more […]



In the magical world of Bel Lenora, magic is as common as breathing, an inborn talent held from everyone from the lowest janitor to the highest lord. In this world, one man was born without the ability to use even the simplest of spells. This man caused untold havoc and chaos and was banished from […]



Dear Lola, I’ve just gone through a traumatic experience that changed the way I’m looking at my life. Changes need to be made, and I’m realizing that I don’t have anyone to share it all with. I guess you could say I’m the kind of guy who has everything and nothing at the same time. […]



Electroplankton isn’t a game insomuch as it is an experience. If aquamarine life were natural synthesizers, and you could drag a stick against them to make them perform for you. There are no levels, no ways to ‘win’, and no real end. What you do get from the ‘game’ is a way to almost freeform […]



Dear Ms. Batling, I have a most unique problem. I am quite possibly the world’s foremost mind in criminal matters, one might say a veritable source of untold good, but I am unable to put this woman out of my mind. She is everything I am not, spontaneous, rude, and living outside the law. She […]



“Dear Lola, My ex boyfriend was dying of a rare disease and I told him he was the one. Not only that, but I cheated on my husband with him. Now he’s okay, and I really love my husband. I mean, I still love my ex, but I love my husband more, and we have […]



Buy this game for text based rpg fans, or Law & Order fans. Ever feel the need to just stand up and shout “Objection!” in your everyday life but are worried about the random stares and snickering that would bring? Then this is the game you’re looking for. The game itself is equal parts Law […]



After last week, dealing with Tiger Woods and his insanity (Mrs. Woods, if you need a shoulder to cry on…) I’m getting back to making fun of fictional people. This week’s letter comes from Vinyan Dear Lola, I’m writing because I’m in a bit of a jam. My wife and I were recently visiting a […]



Best suited for your final fantasy loving, rpg addict gamer from the age of 13+ that doesn’t mind old school style gaming. Adapted from the early game of the same name for the NES, the Legacy of Ys is a simple game that takes a break from the rampant updating and bells and whistles that […]