Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Mother, the Bear

If I’m counting right, finishing the “Brave” tie-in game yesterday puts me at 99 games / expansions for the year. In theory, I should have something really cool planned for #100, but at this point it will probably just be … Continue reading

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Is The Order a Werewolf?

When you can buy a high-budget, heavily marketed game for 9 bucks less than a year after it comes out, it’s a pretty good sign that it absolutely failed to meet expectations. Usually, it’s the sort of ignominy reserved for … Continue reading

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One Last Disney Infinity Post (for now)

After last week’s figure binge, I spent a little more time this weekend with the game part of Disney Infinity 2.0. Specifically, I played through the Spider-Man playset campaign and then Escape from the Kyln, which was one of the … Continue reading

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Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 2: Bad Boss Design 101

Earlier this year, I finished off nearly every Xbox and Xbox 360 game I had, leaving only Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 2.  My wife and I had played through the first one in co-op mode, so I gave her a … Continue reading

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A FFXIV post-mortem

It’s been a good couple of weeks since I’ve felt compelled to dash home after work and jump right on to FFXIV, so I think I’ve managed to scratch the itch thoroughly for now. Hands-down, it was one of the … Continue reading

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Abandoning all pretense of sanity

After finishing the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy playsets for Disney Infinity the other day, I made a very bad life choice. I decided that I would purchase the necessary figures to complete my teams, so that they would … Continue reading

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I guess these come with a game, or something?

…on the topic of “Christmas Games”, Disney Infinity was something I bought myself last Fall. Well, technically, I’d bought an Elsa several months prior, and she was cheerily holding down a spot on a shelf largely covered with plastic maids, … Continue reading

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Offensive Driving

I don’t play many driving games. Honestly, barring “Team Sports”, I’m hard-pressed to think of a genre that I play less. I did have a blast with Flatout: Ultimate Carnage, which I bought solely on the strength of a friend’s … Continue reading

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