About the site
Welcome! Established since 2010, Matchsticks for my Eyes is about stories and the joy they bring. Mostly, we write about games, especially strategy, RPGs, and soundtracks; but we also discuss the odd book or anime. We hope you have fun!
About the editor
The site is edited by me, Peter Sahui. If a good story is a journey into its world, then I have been privileged to travel through as many worlds of wonder as I have: I’ve been playing games since 1990, reading since at least that time, and watching anime since 2003. I hope that by sharing some of the stories I’ve experienced, you’ll want to stay up with matchsticks of your own.
What I play: Most genres, but with a focus on strategy games, Western RPGs, and JRPGs.
What I read: Largely science fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction. I look for strong plotting, vivid characters, imaginative and detailed worldbuilding, themes that will leave me thinking, and clean, clear prose.
Besides Peter, recurring contributors to the site include:
Rachel McFadden (aka frogbeastegg): Rachel has been gaming since she discovered the original Prince of Persia on the IBM 286sx PC. Whilst strategy and RPGs are her preferred genres, she is a multiplatform gamer who will play almost anything provided it isn’t sport, car racing, or multiplayer only. Under the frogbeastegg name Rachel has written guides for many of the Total War series, various AARs for strategy games, and a few pieces of fiction. When not engaged in reminding various virtual populaces that she is in fact the Supreme Ruler of the Universe and the One True Hero, Rachel can typically be found with her nose in a book.
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