Author Archives: baudattitude

Twilight? of the Otaku

I’m not a huge Holiday person, but I had the opportunity yesterday to fly down to San Francisco with my wife and spend the day with my in-laws, who are actually fantastic people and not at all the sorts of … Continue reading

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Earning my raiding creds

I don’t think it’s too outrageous to say that WoW is a bit of a mess. It’s creaking along under 17 years worth of recons, revamps, stat squishes, level squishes, new expansions, content removals, player demands and bizarre development decisions. … Continue reading

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Xbox 20th Anniversary – No More Looking Back

I’ve had an on-again, off-again relationship with Microsoft’s consoles. The original Xbox was the 800-pound gorilla of its generation, and had some brilliant exclusive games, but couldn’t stand up to the sheer variety of titles available on Sony’s console of … Continue reading

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Return to a neglected blog.

Normally, when I haven’t posted here in a while, it’s because I’m playing an MMO and am in the “eat sleep work MMO” phase, and this particular gap is no exception. I’ve been playing a surprising amount of WoW, and … Continue reading

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I played Demon’s Souls again.

2021 has not been a big year for finishing games. Honestly, most of that is because I keep getting sucked into MMOs. Demon’s Souls is only the fourth game I’ve cleared, and the main motivating factor was that I chanced … Continue reading

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Hey, we’re getting some Fatal Frame this year after all.

Two things came out of Nintendo’s E3 presentation that I am extremely happy about. First, more Rabbids. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was one of my favorite games from the Switch’s launch year, and the sequel looks like a blast. … Continue reading

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I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords.

Let me be clear about one thing: When it comes to the robot uprising, I am 100% for it. The way we’ve been running the planet over the last couple of years have me completely on-board with the idea that … Continue reading

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Bootstrapping, WoW style.

Back on WoW after taking four months off because the game had felt a little stagnant. In that time, they’ve made some QoL changes that have reduced the grind a little and made the central goal (your character has numbers, … Continue reading

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I’m Catching These Again

Pokémon Shield, AKA The One With The Rainbow Pony Pokémon, marks my third time with the series.  I started with Pokémon Moon, which was more or less an impulse buy based on upcoming international flights that were going to have … Continue reading

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