Category Archives: videogames

On hard-coded values and unintended consequences.

Serious degrees of navel-gazing going on in today’s post.  You are forewarned. As I mentioned the other day, I’ve gotten through the story content in the latest Final Fantasy XIV expansion and decided to start checking out some of the … Continue reading

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Oh, Ubisoft.

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been playing a fair bit of Ghost Recon: Wildlands with a friend, and quite recommend it. As a caveat, I haven’t played previous Ghost Recon entries to know how well it fits … Continue reading

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FFXIV: The Road Back

Catgirl with an axe has no time for your crap. So I’ve been back on FFXIV for long enough that I actually had to give them money to keep playing, and I gave them money so I guess that means … Continue reading

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This is almost certainly a bad idea.

So yeah.  Square-Enix has sent me so many “PLEASE PLAY FINAL FANTASY FOURTEEN” emails that I finally broke down and reinstalled the thing. I’ve been MMO-clean for a while now, and it’s been great as far as clearing out the … Continue reading

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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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