Monthly Archives: January 2010

Tetsuooooooo!!!!!

OK, well, no.  Today’s post is about Akira, but not That Akira.  Today’s Akira is Akira Hayasaka, star of Seta’s Super Real Mahjong PV, a series that – despite being probably one of the more influential Mahjong series out there … Continue reading

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Really, this is quite educational

I’ve played an awful lot of Mahjong games since 1995.  I got my start with the Suchie-Pai series, which were a great place to start because they really hold your hand when you’re a novice player and tell you what … Continue reading

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New Things I Like

New things I like: Misoyaki Don: This was on the daily specials board at a local Japanese place, with no description. I figured, I like miso, I like yaki, let’s give it a try. It turned out to be grilled … Continue reading

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Backlog reduction through hardware failure.

So, I was going to try out a more-or-less foreign genre, that being the Stealth Game.  I’ve never really done well at “sneaky”, though I did enjoy the bits in Beyond Good & Evil, Arkham Asylum, and Deus Ex that … Continue reading

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Preserving through Destruction

So as I mentioned a few days ago, I’ve been tossing an awful lot of paper into the recycle bin, stuff that I’ve kept around from move to move over the last couple of decades. I really haven’t made THAT … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts on an anniversary

I became an anime fan in late 1990, a bit over 19 years ago.  That’s not the anniversary I’m talking about, though, but it’s an important point to make.  I’ve spent most of the intervening years buying and hoarding anime … Continue reading

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A New Years Resolution

At the moment, I have 333 games listed as “unplayed” on backloggery.  That’s even with finishing nearly sixty games this last year. My goal is to, by December 31 of 2010, have this down to 100 or less.  Obviously that’s … Continue reading

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