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I don't know if I'll finish Witcher 3 before Fallout 4 comes out.
October 30, 2015

I work full time now, and I usually prefer more passive activities in the evenings, such as watching TV shows. As a result, I don't play games very much. I tend to get about 4 hours or so on a Saturday or Sunday, and so every weekend, for what feels like most of this year, I've been slowly but surely plugging along with Witcher 3 - which is still an excellent game. I get the sense that things might be drawing to a conclusion soon, but I have no idea.

Back when I was unemployed, I would've played this game all day every day until I finished it (like the month and a bit I lost to Skyrim, like the summer I lost to Fallout 3)...

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Gaming Progress
March 21, 2015

Dragon Age: Inquisition (PS4)

The Inquisition marches on with a mixture of random exploring/side quests, getting my ass kicked for going into areas where the enemy level jumps absurdly, and then going back to the story missions. I've been playing this every other weekend since New Year and I'm still not done, but I am still enjoying it.

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD - PS4

(Mission 1 spoilers)

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Ask me about Grim Fandango
January 31, 2015

Iím just going to say it. Grim Fandango is one of the best point and click adventure games ever made. This was true in 1998 when it first released and was mostly ignored because the genre was dying. This is even more true in 2015 when adventure games are back with a vengeance thanks to the many episodic adventure series by TellTale, and the many indie titles that try to capture that 90ís adventure feel.

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Gaming Progress - 25/1
January 24, 2015

Game of Thrones - Episode 1 - Iron from Ice (PS4)

I've been enjoying TellTale's episodic adventures since their humble Sam & Max days (and wow have they come a long way since then!). But I know that their promise of monthly releases does tend to become "every other month" and they love ending each episode on a cliffhanger. As you do. I remember playing the waiting game for Tales of Monkey Island. The wait between Episode 4 and 5 was agonising.

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Digital Hoarding
January 09, 2015

I can remember a time when I had only a small number of video games to play. I remember in the year 2000 I pretty much maxed out my entire collection after 40 something reviews. In 2001 I got my first job, and I started buying more games, but I still had plenty of time to keep up with them.

I would say things spiraled out of control with the introduction of the last generation of consoles with their cheap digital games, not to mention Steam and their big seasonal sales and all the Humble Bundles that are just too good not to buy.

The problem is that I haven't actually played much of it. And I still keep buying. I recently bought a PS4 and I already have 6 games for it. Currently Dragon Age: Inqusition is the only one I've put any serious time into.

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I really want to go for a walk on the beach with Venter
March 10, 2012

But I don't have a spare $2000 just lying around.


A man can dream, though. A man can dream.


Metal Gear Solid
February 29, 2012

Never really got into this series but I'm tempted to download the PSone classic onto my PS3. Looked at the reviews for MGS and there's a lot of 3/10's and 10/10's but not much in between.

I didn't realise the game was so divisive.


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