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Extra Life

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Published on: October 25, 2017

I will be participating in Extra Life this year. If you wish you can donate to the cause here https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.participant&participantID=267411&wait=1 What is Extra Life? Here’s how it works Extra Life is a 24-hour fundraising and gaming marathon to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. On Game Day (Nov. 4th), I will join the thousands of gamers[…]

Why I canceled my preorder for star wars battlefront2

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Published on: October 24, 2017

Three words “pay to win” If you are going to charge the full $60 for a game, then do not make it pay to win, if you want to have it pay to win, make the game free. I also detest micro-transactions, and don’t do them, but to make a game pay to win (as[…]

Got “South Park The Fractured but Whole”

Categories: Games, Geekdom
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Published on: October 20, 2017

On Thursday night I picked up the new South Park game “South Park The Fractured but Whole”. I will say I was surprised at what I got in it. Not only did I get what I was expecting, but I also go “South Park The Stick of Truth” Well since I have not played the[…]

So I did get a switch and here are my thoughts

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Published on: October 14, 2017

So back in June I posted about my new PS4, but still did want a switch (nintendo, I mean nintendo who does not want one) I got it back in July, so here are my thoughts. First nintendo needs to fix their attitudes about artificial scarcity. Mind you I got it in July 5 months[…]

To game desiners

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Published on: May 2, 2017

When your game is 90% cutscenes (Final Fantasy X on vita) or nothing but text (press X to read the next line persona 4 golden on vita) It does not make me care about the characters back story more, it makes me return the game. Yes I like watching videos, but I have a DVD[…]

Steam on Slackware

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Published on: April 22, 2014

I was a bit board today while I was doing laundry so I thought I try installing steam on Slackware. It was surprisingly to easy to do. And the results (well see the screen capture below)

What a day

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Published on: August 19, 2012

Just a bit of posting, today I spent the AM sleeping in, something I don’t get to do, I had to move my music lesson to a later time so I could sleep in. Then when I got home I did more work on my Linux Laptop to get FVWM to look the way I[…]

We finally did it we it

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Published on: June 18, 2007

The guild I am in BlackFlag we did it we beat

RPG’s

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Published on: September 23, 2005

Last night (Sep 22) I got together with some friends to play some RPG. Well not really play just plan for it. We worked on making our characters for the game. The game is The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying game. We probably will not get to play till sometime in October, we are working[…]

Supper Bowl party

Categories: Games, Play
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Published on: February 6, 2005

I just got back from a supper bowl party. It was fun, I did not watch much of the game about only 20 minutes of play, I spent more time playing cards with my friends that were there. We played 2 different games Fluxx and Pounce. See the link for info on how to play[…]

The Legend of Zelda

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Published on: January 4, 2005

Well a while back I got a game cube. And for Christmas I got a copy of “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” I am still stuck on the first level (ok I have not played that much either, I have maybe done about 1.5 hours of play on it) and I am finding[…]

Video Games

Categories: Games, Technology
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Published on: December 31, 2004

I have notices most video games, well at lest the games I have looked at, are now quest based games. Have the old, 2d scrolling games gone out of fashion? I am not saying the new games are bad, but some times I do miss the older type games. I do have some of the[…]

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