Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wait, how’s that again?

I swear, I ought to just add a “Montowers” category for my blog posts. Here’s one of the stranger creatures.  Say what you will about some of the less appealing aspects of the game, you can’t fault them for not … Continue reading

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A little more on Montowers

I’ve been really enjoying Montowers, the game I mentioned last week, despite some minor frustrations.  The monsters I’m taming and summoning are starting to take over 2 hours to summon, now, and I’m having to do a lot more resource … Continue reading

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I gather that I’m supposed to catch all of these.

I wasn’t really part of the Pokemon generation.  When the show started airing in Japan, I was living in Los Angeles which was home to several Japanese video stores, so I saw the first six or so episodes, bought some … Continue reading

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Mind the iGAP

A few years ago, upon the disturbing realization that I’d hand-imported a PSP from Japan just so I could have it in white, then bought a bunch of games for it that I hadn’t really played, I embarked upon what … Continue reading

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Done Defending

I finished Fantasy Defense tonight, marking the first time that I’ve played a “serious” iOS game to completion, and I’m starting to see what the doomsayers are talking about when they question the future of dedicated gaming handhelds.  I spent … Continue reading

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In which, I play a questionable iPad game.

Several months ago, when the iPad 2 was released, I inherited my wife’s old iPad 1. This is a pretty normal way for me to get hardware, by the way, through the hand-me-down process.  It’s a beautiful thing. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Bang for the buck.

I think I’ll be moving Blades of Time off of my active play stack and in to the category of games I boot up when there’s a Steam sale and a related spike in population.  I’ve had a ton of … Continue reading

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I’ve mended something again! Also, unexpected uses for a potholder.

As I mentioned about a month ago, my PS3 stopped reading discs.  This was vexing for a couple of reasons, but primarily because it was a launch 60GB PS3 with PS2 backwards compatibility. Sony wants $150 to fix these, and … Continue reading

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Oh, I get it, it was his SLED

A few years ago, in an attempt to be social and meet other humans, I attended a few – half a dozen or so, probably – episodes of an anime club. It didn’t turn out to be very interactive.  The … Continue reading

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Superpowers, rather atypical:

When I was a young lad – and this is somewhat dating myself – one of the first comics I owned was this fine issue of DC Comics Presents, which features two guys, who both like to wear their underwear … Continue reading

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