Adam Thomas

Adam is a Writer, Editor & Podcaster here at Out of Lives. He casts a wide net across popular culture with video games & anime, in particular, featuring heavily in his work for the site. Hailing from a town just outside Glasgow, this Scotsman can usually be found roaming the Northern Realms on The Path or behind the wheel of a Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle-Car.
  • Out of Rupees – Pokémon Special

    This time on Out of Rupees, your hosts delve into the vast quantities of tall grass that is the Pokémon franchise. Francis, joined by Adam for the first time on the show, takes you on a journey from the heady days of the initial Poké-craze we fell in love...
  • Out of Rupees – Hello 2022!

    Recorded in a simpler time – when the end of the world felt a little further away than it does now – Francis & Lucy teamed up once more to give you the low down on all things Nintendo! Nintendo financials (exciting!), Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl and Legends: Arceus...
  • Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Review

    One of my main worries when picking up this game for review was how I would react to its graphics. I bounced off Dynasty Warriors 9 when it released a few years ago because it literally gave me a headache  looking at it. I had a few attempts but...
  • Out of Rupees – So Long 2021… Never Darken Our Doors Again

    Francis & Lucy see off their most productive year for Rupees episodes so far by asking themselves “But at what cost?” Did the Nintendo Indie Direct deliver anything of note? Will Babble Royale save 2022? Plus, of course, a review of the year that was for Nintendo and a...
  • TUP10 Revisited – Adam 2021

    I recently joined Ben, Lucy & Aadil on Tanked Up for episode 295. One of the main topics for that was what I have dubbed “my TUP10”. However, my list of cool things from the year didn’t go entirely to plan. My own arbitrary rules for putting together my...
  • A Decade Of Rebellion: Enemies Far & Near

    Oh, how times have changed. Time stands still for no one in the real world and that is equally true in Paradox Interactive’s Crusader Kings 3 – pause button notwithstanding. Last time I had left things on the cusp of a potentially bloody feud between me, the King of...
  • I Conquered My Son A Kingdom And Now He Hates My Guts

    As the recently crowned King of Bohemia I was presented with a golden opportunity; the sort that you don’t turn down. Not only did I have the means and manpower to conquer the neighbouring Kingdom of Hungary but the powerful allies I could call upon would ensure an overwhelming...
  • Star Wars: Visions Has Everything I Love About Anime

    I finally got around to watching the nine stand alone stories showcasing Star Wars in various unique Japanese animation styles. Star Wars: Visions showcases exactly what I love so much about anime. What makes it an art form that speaks to me, and so many others, in the way...
  • My Hero Academia

    I have set my stall out a few times in various pieces of writing that I believe in the “less is more” philosophy of creation. From books, to films, to video games, to music, no matter what the medium – less is often more. You want to leave your...