Otto Kratky

Reporter, Journalist and Content Producer

About Me

Hello and welcome to my portfolio! I'm Otto Kratky, a graduate of SUNY New Paltz's journalism program. I have been writing and reporting in some way for the past 3 years, initially with The Legislative Gazette and currently with Sprites & Dice, where I am Lead News Writer. 

Sprites & Dice Articles

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Review

At its very base, its core, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is about one thing and one thing only, and that’s killing Nazis. Through a wild story tearing through an alternate timeline in which the Nazis won the second world war, Wolfenstein II continuously gives its players more ways to get to that base, be it through bullets, lasers, fires, explosions. Heck, I don’t think it even matters how. Wolfenstein II simply bathes in its own violence, and delivers an experience that nobody should miss.

Phantom Trigger Review

Phantom Trigger is a pixel hack n’ slash game fueled by pulsing electronic music and combo-based combat. It truly tries to live up to its’ self descriptor of “hardcore neon-slasher.” Placing the player in the shoes of the “Outsider,” you must clear out labyrinthian dungeons in the same way that any fan of slashers should know and love. However, behind all the ripping and tearing lies a complex story telling the story of where you are and determining the fate of that world.

Clowns: A Misunderstood and Declining Profession

To an outsider of the clowning world, this may be surprising. Outwardly, the world of clowning seems to be on a downswing. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus are folding up their big tent, ending one of the last bastions of clowning in America. And as clowns institutions shut down, pop culture is constantly framing them in a negative light as well. Icons such as Stephen King’s “It” and the “scary clown” phenomena in 2016 have likened clowns to fear, the opposite of what any clown wants
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