Category Archives: videogames

I just played, like, 25 hours of Batman: Arkham Knight

I’m usually a few years behind the curve when it comes to big-budget games, because they have a tendency to launch at sixty bucks and my price point is usually about a third of that.  In the case of Batman: … Continue reading

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I just played, like, 75 hours of Fire Emblem.

So, the last couple of years have seen me trying out various Nintendo franchises, generally for the first time ever.  Some of these – Mario Odyssey and 3D World, Pokemon Moon, Breath of the Wild, Metroid Other M, Mario Kart … Continue reading

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On Francophone Countries and Quest Completions.

So, for reasons I won’t go in to, I have been in Brussels for a few days. There is not much to recommend Brussels to anyone, though the Atomium was at least a decent way to kill a couple of … Continue reading

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I’m really bad at anniversaries.

So, this blog turned 12 at the start of March, and I completely missed the opportunity to pat my own back at the time.  Now that I’ve realized that, just assume that I have had a sad little party with … Continue reading

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I have played the greatest game in the history of video games.

So, to be clear, I’ve never played any of the “Disaster Report” titles.  My understanding of the series is that it is a set of fairly bleak games where you found yourself smack dab in the middle of horrible things … Continue reading

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If you think Mahjong ain’t happening, get down with the midnight fever.

OK.  So I am probably one of about ten people who still remembers Super Zugan, a Kitty Films / Studio Dean production from the early 90s, but the damn theme song keeps getting stuck in my head whenever I buy … Continue reading

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Ubiquity

Well, my February ended with a genuinely unpleasant experience.  My little corner of the US had 19 inches of snow dumped on us in just over 24 hours, and the result was thousands of people out of power and a … Continue reading

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