Monthly Archives: March 2017

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai II

Another day, another decades-old strip mahjong game off the backlog. So a bit of a historical note here – there was not a lot of software available when the Saturn launched in North America.  It never did terribly well, but … Continue reading

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Dunhuntin’

It turned out that, when I stopped playing Bloodborne last night, I was literally at the last lamp before Orphan of Kos and had unlocked the elevator shortcut to get to him.  He was also one of the two bosses … Continue reading

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Finally Starting “The Old Hunters”

As I may have mentioned from time to time, I am terrible at playing things in a timely fashion – I’m generally waiting for sales, I get distracted easily by shiny objects, sometimes the brain squirrels just tell me to … Continue reading

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Idol Mahjong Final Romance 4 : Romancing the Pai

So, this is a weird but ultimately very fun bit of Saturn history. Most console mahjong games – and, by the way, I learned today that Wikipedia has an entire category page for “dasui mahjong”, or “strip mahjong” games – … Continue reading

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Nerdvana

I’m feeling particularly slack today and my desk is almost clean. Time for an easy post. Mind you, it’s clean because I decided to finally get down to business and wrangle the nests of cables underneath into submission, a process … Continue reading

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I got gud

(Well, for certain values of “gud”, anyway.) A few months back, the Bloodborne “Old Hunters” DLC went on sale on PSN, so I finally bought it.  Naturally, this meant that I had to go back to the original game and … Continue reading

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On Marketing Freebies

Checked my email this morning and got a pleasant surprise from the Fine People in Sony’s marketing branch: I’d heard they sent these out for getting platinum trophies in some games, but this is the first time I’ve received one.  … Continue reading

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