Aidan Moher

Aidan Moher

Vancouver Island, BC
Hugo Award-winning editor and author of "Fight, Magic, Items: The History of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and the Rise of Japanese RPGs in the West." Bylines for WIRED, Washington Post, IGN, and more.
Feb
23
Art by Hammling: https://hammling.artstation.com/projects/A9DeNq

Avatar: The Last Airbender is brilliant

Avatar: The Last Airbender is a remarkably consistent piece of storytelling that retains its quality from the first episode to the last.
15 min read
Feb
14
Yoshitaka Murayama (1969 - 2024)

Yoshitaka Murayama (1969 - 2024)

Suikoden and Eiyuden Chronicle creator Yoshitaka Murayama has passed away at age 54. He leaves behind a legacy of unforgettable games.
5 min read
Jan
31
Astrolabe Digest: 013124

Astrolabe Digest: 013124

A Final Fantasy VI remake would take how long? Spec Ops: The Line suddenly removed from Steam and other digital storefronts. Persona 3 Reload ditches the original game's transphobia for conspiracy theories.
5 min read
Jan
20
Astrolabe 36: Panic! At The Hugos

Astrolabe 36: Panic! At The Hugos

Another Hugo Awards controversy, all the seas of the world, and the one that (sorta) got away
18 min read
Jan
18
Key art from Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree featuring a woman on a weird horse looking over a vast, golden plain

Astrolabe Digest: 011824

Is Elden Ring's DLC imminent? Kotaku's got a layoff tracker, and it's super Grim. Tor.com is relaunching as Reactor.
5 min read
Jan
17
Substack has a nazi problem, so Astrolabe has a new home. Again.

Substack has a nazi problem, so Astrolabe has a new home. Again.

For the third time in its short existence, Astrolabe has a new home—hopefully a permanent one this time.
6 min read
Jan
08
Here are a few of my favourite things in 2023

Here are a few of my favourite things in 2023

From new Makoto Shinkai to Chained Echoes, The Bear, Sea of Stars, and R.F. Kuang, 2023 was PACKED
15 min read
Dec
19
Astrolabe Digest: 121923

Astrolabe Digest: 121923

The gargantuan Insomniac Games leak, that Goodreads one star thing, and why you should never sue the Tolkien estate
5 min read
Dec
18
Here's my 2023 Award Eligibility post!

Here's my 2023 Award Eligibility post!

Plus recommendations, because recommending other people's work is sexy.
7 min read
Dec
04
Astrolabe Digest: 120423

Astrolabe Digest: 120423

YouTube plagiarism, how a 17 year old convinced Nintendo to go 3D, and nitty gritty Hugo ballot stats
5 min read