Monthly Archives: November 2009

This Game Hates You

So I’ve disappeared off the face of the earth for a while, and stopped updating my backlog.  This usually means that I’ve gone back to mainlining heroin. Well, I’d say “back to playing Everquest”, but the heroin thing is more … Continue reading

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Extremely small victories

So, we have a Mac Mini here that gets used largely as a media server for our AppleTV.  It doesn’t use much power, it doesn’t take up a lot of room, it’s absolutely silent most of the time, these are … Continue reading

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Yeah, I played another zombie game

OK, so back in February I swore that I was going to make a serious go at Dead Rising, for real this time, after I cheated a bit and leveled the main character up to level 20 by exploiting a… … Continue reading

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Thoughts on community

It’s 5:30 in the morning, and I’ve been up for an hour already, something I’m going to blame on the cold I’m dealing with.  I took some Albertsons-store-branded Sudafed-a-like when I got up, and hopefully it will let me get … Continue reading

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It took 2 to tango.

So, looking back in my posts, I played through the first Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas game back in January of 2008.  It’s taken me a while to get to the sequel, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas: 2. I spell … Continue reading

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Senko no Ronde Rumbled

Senko No Ronde is a bit of an oddity in the Xbox360 library; it’s unabashedly Japanese and yet somehow managed to make the jump across the pacific.  If only that could be said for some of the bullet hell shooters … Continue reading

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Weekend goals, an update

Did: Finish my 3-page paper on Confucianism for REL101; go me! Didn’t: actually get any studying for my JPN301 midterm done.  At least I still have four hours until class. Did: attend the football game.  My school’s team was winning … Continue reading

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