Category Archives: PC Gaming

Halo Month, Part 5: Embracing Product Synergy

The most recent batch of Halo media consisted of six books (“Mortal Dictata”, “Broken Circle”, “New Blood”, “Hunters in the Dark”, “Saint’s Testimony” and “Last Light”, one video series (“Halo: Nightfall”) and two PC ports of mobile games.  At this … Continue reading

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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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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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Dark Souls III: There IS an easy mode.

It’s been nearly two years since I decided to man up and see what all the hype about “Demon’s Souls” was about, and that lead to me spending most of April and May of 2016 playing through that game and … Continue reading

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On Secret Weapons

So, I had to be on a conference call from home tonight, and my only role was to sit and listen for my name and answer questions if asked.  We’ve been having this call every night so far this week … Continue reading

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The Beige Box, Part One

So, I mentioned that I had a new piece of very old hardware come into my home a few weeks ago, and I wanted to show off some of what I’d been doing with it in the meantime.  I also … Continue reading

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