Category Archives: videogames

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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A Mercy Killing

Normally, if I stop regularly blogging, it’s because I’ve gotten hooked on a new MMO, and I am always fairly disappointed in myself when this happens. I am happy to report that this is not the case.  Woo! I’m dealing … Continue reading

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In which, stuff does not spark joy.

The last few weeks have been great weeks for cleaning out my space, both in terms of physical space and in terms of the game backlog. Both have involved a lot of throwing things out and taking things to charity … Continue reading

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Donecharted

I wrapped up the Uncharted remaster collection tonight.  The ratio of “shooting hordes of men in the head” to “solving puzzles and climbing on things” in Uncharted 3 was a little more weighted towards the puzzles and climbing side of … Continue reading

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The Old Man and Mercy

It’s mid-January and I am still playing Overwatch for between 30 and 60 minutes every night while making the pedals of our exercise bike go ’round.  As far as exercise routines go, it’s pretty low impact… but it does make … Continue reading

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What’s the opposite of a “Sophomore Slump”?

Yeah.  Let’s get one thing out of the way right up front.  Uncharted 2: Among Thieves commits the same unforgivable sin as its predecessor, in that it has multiple waterfalls with absolutely nothing cool hidden behind them.  I checked.  Not … Continue reading

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