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10 things you didn't know about F Whipple

1) My real name is not even close to F Whipple 2) I once wrote a paper comparing horror across different mediums such as literature, film, and, of course, video games. It was the most enjoyable research I have ever done for a paper. Lo...


Feel the hatred: Mistakes

We all make mistakes. It's a fact of life. Video games are no exception. I nearly every game we'll come across some small little detail that makes absolutely no sense. It's no deal breaker but it will absolutely infuriate us. But I'm n...


Yoda footage (SCIV)

Via IGN For those who were curious as to how Yoda would work and move around in Soul Calibur 4, IGN has a short video showing him off; provided I can correctly imbed the video. Like most of us would have guessed Yoda tends to jump around ...


Gaming's Guilty Pleasures: Life-Stealing

Ah life-stealing, how I despise thee. Strictly a co-op feature, life-stealing would occur when one person had completely run out of lives. This usually meant diddly squat however, as it was possible to borrow a life from the other player ...


Damn it Sakurai!! *spoilers for cave-dwellers*

Although the Smash bros dojo is out of style now, I still find myself going back there everyday just to see what's there. Today, of course, is the great king of evil Ganondorf. Now aside from this sick shot of him choke-slamming Link, tod...


Force Unleashed for the Wii

There's no doubt that The Force Unleashed is a highly anticipated game. Not only is it a Star Wars game but we finally get to be evil. With the focus on force powers combined with new technologies and we'll finally get to experience bei...



So I had this odd dream where I was playing brawl and wolf link happened to be one of the characters. At least I think it was wolf link except his special moves had nothing to do with the games. Being one of the few dreams I actually re...


ESPN on video games

I read an interesting article from ESPN on none other than professional gaming in the world of Halo (of course). That's right, ESPN talked about video games. It goes on and talks about how 1337 they are with their all-day practice session...


Finally...A Wii lightsaber game

Apparently the game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is now coming to the Wii. The wiimote will be used for the lightsaber of course while the nunchuck will be used for force powers. All I can say is HELL YES!! Ever since the announcement ...


About F Whippleone of us since 2:30 PM on 06.29.2007

I'll try and keep this simple. I'm currently in my first year of grad school at Illinois State University going for my masters in Exercise Physiology. I recently graduated from Millikin University (bonus points to anyone who knows where that is). Aside from video games my other hobbies are running, ultimate frisbee, music, and putting off what I'm supposed to be doing.

Systems I own:
Nintendo Wii
gameboy color
game gear
crap laptop
not SNES emulator
not GBA emulator

game: Smash bros
movie: Star Wars, Last of the Mohicans
book: Once a Runner, The Bible
food: spaghettie marinara
tv show: scrubs
song: Take on me by Ah-ha
word: duodenum
roller coaster: Millenium Force
color: green
football team: Da Bears!
baseball team: Cubs
drink: Long Island iced tea