JoeTheDestroyer

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I write about video games and horror-related items. Also, I wear a hat.


Game Progress 4/4/17
April 04, 2017

Pokemon Go (Android)
The recent spring event allowed me to knock a few water-based Pokemon off my list, including Remoraid, Octillery, Lanturn and Mantine. I also managed to get another metal coat and evolve Onix into Steelix, plus I got an Up-grade on Sunday. Alas, I don't have enough Porygon candies to get Porygon2.


Arc Rise Fantasia (Wii)
Resumed the game. I made it to a huge city, Diamont, where you run around all over the place trying to trigger numerous cutscenes. I should be able to leave the city soon and embark on the next quest.


Hungry Shark World (Android)

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Thus ends The Bard's Tale...
April 02, 2017

I finally finished the 2004 remake of The Bard's Tale. Let me tell you, there's no greater feeling than crossing a terrible RPG off your backlog. I'll admit that the game is occasionally chuckle-worthy, but its dumb comedy and lackluster content aren't enough to keep the experience interesting. I would rant at length, but I've just written a review for it. You can read my anger then.

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Quick Game Progress 3/25/17
March 25, 2017

Teslagrad (PS4)
Finished it. I was going to review it, but it's on indefinite hold. We'll see if I can muster the inspiration to write one in the future.


Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (PS2)
Dug this one out of the closet and played around with it. I've mostly been setting up and watching computer controlled battles, because it's that damn entertaining. I learned that pitting Andre the Giant against Bison Smith is not a good idea, as they both run out of fuel after a few minutes and spend the rest of the match panting. Every time one of them would connect with a slam, he would automatically go into exhaustion and would be unable to cover the other man. Eventually, Bison was able to pull off a consecutive slam and a cover to pin Andre.

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Game Progress 3/21/17
March 21, 2017

Trine: Enchanted Edition (PC)
Powered through and finally finished this one. This was one of the first Steam games I purchased, about seven years ago.


Teslagrad (PS4)
Defeated a very frustrating third boss, then moved on to a group of puzzles involving a huge orb similar to a hamster ball. I completed that segment and then entered a new area that I haven't had time to examine. I hope to review this one when I'm finished.


Gone Home: Console Edition (PS4)
Restarted and played through the whole thing in one sitting. Good story. Don't expect a review out of me, though.


Hungry Shark World (Android)

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Game Progress 3/17/17
March 17, 2017

I haven't gamed much lately, mostly because I've been trying to catch up on my movie and book backlogs. I did polish off the novel Divergent, and I'm well into A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. I would have the latter done by now, as it's a short novel, but I put it off the side for a bit so I could finish the former book and Risen 3.


Pokemon Go (Android)
Not much to report. I caught a Girafarig and a Chikorita, plus I hatched Tyrogue, Larvitar and another Porygon. Now I just need to obtain an Upgrade and 27 more candies to get Porygon2.


Teslagrad (PS4)
Defeated the second boss and obtained a cloak that allows me to utilize the various colored magnetic waves. I explored a little bit more, but I think I may be stumped on where to go next.

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Game Progress 3/4
March 04, 2017

Pokemon Go (Android)
The game continues to be a "shooting fish in a barrel" kind of affair. I can't remember everything I've caught or hatched, as I've added a lot to my Pokedex in the last couple of weeks, but the highlights are: Croconaw, Pineco, Tangela, Mareep, Togepi, Skarmory, Quilava and Qwilfish.

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Game Progress 2/19/17
February 19, 2017

Pokemon Go (Android)
I caught and earned via evolution a lot of Gen 2 Pokemon. I had a feeling that if Niantic released too many at one time, the game would lose some of its charm, and it kinda has. Right now, catching 'Mons is like shooting fish in a barrel. I think I've hit the point where I've caught most of the common ones, but I still feel like I'm growing apathetic to the sensation of adding a new one to my dex.

Gained since the last post: Furret, Hoothoot, Noctowl, Ledian, Spinarak, Ariados, Crobat, Natu, Xatu, Flaaffy, Marill, Hoppip, Skiploom, Sunkern, Wooper, Espeon, Umbreaon, Murkrow, Misdreavus, Snubbull, Sneasel, Slugma (hatched from a 2 km egg), Swinub, Phanpy, Blissey.


Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare (PlayStation)

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