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Fatal Frame 20th Anniversary: Preparing for Disappointment

Considering how many big franchises saw their debuts – or at least highly significant entries – in 2001, this year is going to see a lot of “20th Anniversaries” that companies can use to extort some nostalgia-fueled dollars our of … Continue reading

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Console Names, Confusing:

I didn’t expect to be joining the ranks of next-generation console owners quite so soon after launch, because – what with the worldwide semiconductor shortage, Corona-chan keeping everyone at home, and stimulus money flying around – it seems like every … Continue reading

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14 Years Blog

Big anniversary today.  Not, admittedly, as big as the 10th anniversary which Nintendo celebrated by releasing an entirely new console and a pretty decent Elder Scrolls knockoff, but still a day to commemorate.  I did so by walking to the … Continue reading

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Desk: The Revenge

I’ve been a little obsessed with desk setup videos on YouTube lately.  It doesn’t take much. Once you watch one or two of them, your recommendations feed fills up with dozens more, vaguely sortable into three categories: 1) I AM … Continue reading

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One More Platinum

No posts in a while, sorry about that. I hit the point in WoW where I was just logging on for the chance to make my numbers slightly bigger, then I resubscribed to FFXIV to prevent my house from being … Continue reading

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Densha De Go! Densha De Go! Densha De Go Go Go!

I bought another train game. Much like the last train game I played – Densha De Go! Pocket Yamanote-Sen – this game is all about driving a commuter train in a big circle around Tokyo, carefully adhering to a timetable … Continue reading

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In which, I play more WoW and make a career change.

By career change, I naturally don’t mean in real life.  I continue to earn my paychecks in my role as a random IT grunt.  No, I mean in my current MMO. See, I enjoy playing healers.  It’s great fun to … Continue reading

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OK, I’ll say something about Shadowlands now.

My last post about WoW was talking about how it would not be the first MMORPG I would recommend to anyone, and that my recommendation would absolutely be that a newcomer to the genre should try FFXIV instead. On the … Continue reading

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Ok, Stadia is better than I gave it credit for.

It’s still doomed.  I mean, I have had a TERRIBLE track record for predicting what technologies are going to take off and which are destined for history’s rubbish bin, but boy howdy does Stadia have a lot working against it. … Continue reading

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More Home Smartifying

Nothing video game related today.  The two things I have been playing are Far Cry: New Dawn and the most recent World of Warcraft expansion.  Considering how Far Cry 5 ended, I’m going to wait until the end of New … Continue reading

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