Category Archives: videogames

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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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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In which, I try Stadia and it’s actually OK.

Kinda giving the whole post away with that title, but you can keep reading if you want to spend a few more minutes of your life reading my eloquent prose. Since my ego won’t allow me to conceive that anyone … Continue reading

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On Green Bars

So, no posts here in ages and it would be kind of embarrassing if the last thing I wrote was a tediously boring bit about extracting audio tracks from mkv files. Instead, let’s have a tediously boring rant about healing … Continue reading

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I Am Afraid of a Certain Number of Ghosts.

A few days ago, I mentioned that I had celebrated my lack of a games backlog by buying Luigi’s Mansion 3 during the Nintendo eShop sale.  I hadn’t played the first two games in the series, but it looked fun … Continue reading

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Fire Emblem: Heroes

OK, so I am somewhat late to the party on Fire Emblem: Heroes, being as it’s a mobile game that launched in February 2017.  At the time, however, I hadn’t played an actual Fire Emblem game (we will set TMS#FE … Continue reading

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Pokémon Café Mix

Now that I’m out of backlog*, I have been playing around with a few f2p games that had been on my radar but that I hadn’t wanted to delve into while I was trying to play games that I’d actually … Continue reading

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I cleared my backlog. (Now what?)

OK, it took a global pandemic AND admitting that I owned dozens-if-not-hundreds of games that I needed to put on the metaphorical “never going to play this” pile, but I finally achieved this: If it weren’t for Backloggery, I doubt … Continue reading

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Starting Da Capo 2

Normally I don’t follow up a game with its immediate sequel, but I decided to dive into Da Capo 2 and see what it was like. Short answer: This is some Assassin’s Creed II level of going from “Meh, it’s … Continue reading

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