Posts Tagged ‘gaming’

The Mysterious Case of Thane Krios

I’ve held off on making the inevitable Mass Effect 3 post because I wanted to have a chance to let the game sink in. I’m now ready to complain like a good little gamer. My first playthrough I didn’t import a character. I wanted to see how the game held up as an individual unit, […]

Career AFK

So, I’m currently LFG IRL and the quest line has epically stalled. Unemployment is difficult — it’s a serious drain on the mana to sit camping in a bind spot waiting for some friendly human resources mage to resurrect me. Forget accumulating XP; at this point I’d even relish the chance to just do a […]

Quests for Old Ezio

Now that the main character in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is like, old and stuff, they really should have included some content that addressed the realities of this issue better, such as: Cutscene: Ezio tries to turn on the charm to a hot babe, only to be told that he’s “adorable” and reminds the girl of […]

Tardis pinball

PlayStation Network is down again

I’d just like to say that this makes it official: PlayStation geeks can now never, ever, ever poke their noses in the air and make fun of the Red Ring of Death ever again. Meanwhile, my Xbox Live account is working just fine . . . heh heh heh . . .

Tables are turned

The following video is very, very NSFW due to explicit language and vomiting, but it rings so true I think it counts more as a public service announcement than a work of satire. In college I played video games in person with friends, because this magical thing called the Internet couldn’t talk to consoles yet. […]

Update

After two postings I’ve realized that it would be beyond cruel to inflict my NaNoWriMo project on my readers through blog posts. Vomiting up 50,000 words in 30 days is painful enough for me already because I have to let so many crappy words survive just to keep making my deadline. Also, I write out […]