Author Archives: baudattitude

Fire Emblem: Chrom has his priorities straight

Thanks to the combined forces of Corona-chan, heavy rains locally, and a rapidly-dwindling work ethic, I have been getting some significant work done on pruning the backlog. The most recent “big” game I’ve finished was Assassin’s Creed: Origins, which was … Continue reading

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A weird bit of Apple ephemera

Was digging through my drawer of assorted USB drives recently and stumbled across this thing. Small plastic bear for scale. If you bought a 2010 MacBook Air, which didn’t come with an optical drive, you got this in case you … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed III Remastered: A Second Chance to Make a Good Impression.

So, some open spoilers in this post, hopefully people will not be too upset as I’m talking about a game from 2012. I originally played Assassin’s Creed III over the course of a weekend, shortly after release, skipping all of … Continue reading

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The Dark Souls of relaxing games

Played through Dark Souls again, which makes a sixth playthrough.  With the possible exception of the original Genesis/MegaDrive version of Sonic the Hedgehog, I think it’s the game that I have finished the most times. Previously, I’ve played the original … Continue reading

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I finished “Love Live: School Idol Festival” and survived

To get things out of the way:  Love Live: School Idol Festival is a free-to-play rhythm game with Gacha elements where you can tap your way through many cheery songs from the Love Live! and Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise, while … Continue reading

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I am weak to cute things

I did not need a second Switch. Technically, yes, I had a launch model that was hackable and I had no intentions of ever actually hacking it and so I can probably sell it for a decent sum, and even … Continue reading

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Birthday Party, Cheesecake, Jelly Bean, Boom

Social distancing continues.  From scrolling through social media, some of my friends and extended family are handling it better than others. From the perspective of a Gen-Xer, however, it really hasn’t been that weird.  We grew up convinced that we … Continue reading

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