January Sambumbia

New year, new life, same old country. Venezuela tried its best to celebrate Christmas, while it wasn’t filled to the brim in holiday cheer and joy, the ambient sure was more festive than 2018—even if some of the cheerfulness was quasi mandatory and forced by Maduro’s regime. Regardless, I sincerely Read more…

MMXIX

Finally, 2019 is about to be over, time to exhale, at last. This was a very volatile year overall. 2019 started simple, optimistic, and straightforward, but it rapidly escalated into something most unstable and haywire—until it all crashed into stagnation and exhaustion, not just Venezuela, but my life as well. Read more…

A decade of vidya

The MOBA fad, survival zombie crafting early access, battle royale, games as a service, lootboxes, season passes, excessive use of FOMO, locking content ransom behind a preorder, selling to the Chinese, needing a chart to know which version of the game to buy, censorship, Scam Citizen, predatory microtrans—wait a minute, Read more…