Monthly Archives: April 2018

Installing Halo Wars 2 Complete from the Windows Store.

So, I almost managed to make it through Microsoft’s Spring Sale without buying a single new game, and I was feeling pretty good about that. Then, at like 1 AM (with two hours left in the sale!), my resolve broke … Continue reading

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Halo Month, Part 3

I’m painfully old-school sometimes, so normally I write blog posts in a plain text editor and copy/paste them into the WordPress editor. Today I’m testing Word/Wordpress integration so I apologize in advance if things are messed up. I’m in the … Continue reading

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The Beige Box saga continues: Getting a Sound Blaster Audigy to work in DOS.

I mentioned early in March that I was working on throwing together a retro gaming PC using parts I’d gotten from an eWaste bin, from thrift stores, and from digging through boxes in my closet.  I even recorded a video … Continue reading

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Halo Month, Part 2

Halo Month continues, with wrapping up Halo 2 and reading the “Halo Graphic Novel” and “Halo: Ghosts of Onyx” before playing Halo 3, then continuing to the books “Halo: Contact Harvest” and “Halo: The Cole Protocol” and Halo Wars. The … Continue reading

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Halo Month, Part 1

So, Halo Month is off to quite the start. I’ve read the first three books (“Halo: The Fall of Reach”, “Halo: The Flood”, and “Halo: First Strike”), played through the MCC version of Halo: Combat Evolved, and started Halo 2. … Continue reading

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Five other things I played in March

I haven’t been going as whole-hog on my backlog this year, because honestly I feel like last year ended with me in control again after quite a while of feeling buried under the shame of a mountain of games I’d … Continue reading

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