Monthly Archives: October 2018

OK, Overwatch is fun now.

Nearly two years ago, I wrote a post entitled “I’m not meant to play Overwatch“, based on my experience during a free weekend in which I tried the game and wound up losing 19 out of 20 matches. I felt … Continue reading

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Seriously Budget PC Gaming

A few months back, I brought home some gutted PCs from a local business’s electronics recycling pile, based on the notion that I always have projects going that need new server hardware and some of them looked like they had … Continue reading

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Linux Gaming, Bioshock Infinite, and gamepads

A couple of days ago, I mentioned that I had accidentally deleted every game installed on my Linux PC.  Which, you know… well, I won’t kvetch too much because technically I DID tell the upgrade to go ahead and remove … Continue reading

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How to have every one of your installed games deleted at once.

When I built my current desktop, I had a lot of perfectly serviceable parts left from the last computer that needed something to do, so I put together a Linux server.  This was far from my first Linux system, but … Continue reading

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Not the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen in a thrift store, but…

I work swing shift, and it’s not quite the rainy season here, so I frequently go on a walk for my dinner break.  We live next to the main commercial drag in a smallish town in Oregon, so I have … Continue reading

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Kemono Friends Picross

Another day, another budget digital-only Switch game.  Today’s topic is “Kemono Friends Picross”, yours for a reasonable $9.99 from the Nintendo eShop. I’m not really sure why Kemono Friends became as popular of a show as it did.  It’s low-budget … Continue reading

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A very simple guide to playing Mahjong video games.

I will be the first to acknowledge that my fondness for Japanese arcade mahjong games is one of my more… rarefied quirks, and that any time I post about them I am basically screaming into the void in the vain … Continue reading

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