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Well, I tried to play Vigil: Blood Bitterness...
December 04, 2015

Ages ago, I bought the game Vigil: Blood Bitterness via Steam, under the impression it was an RPG. This was thanks to Steam's old category system, where they considered point-and-click adventure games to be roleplaying. Honestly, I don't mind a good p&c now and then, so I thought I'd maintain this one in my backlog until the time was ripe to play it.

The only problem is I never got the chance...

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Gaming Progress: Risen 2 has sunk
November 29, 2015

Progress has happened. And it was glorious!

Risen 2: Dark Waters (PC)
While at Maracai Bay, I discovered a "major" plot twist. One interesting thing about this segment is that you can fight the area boss early if you uncover his true identity. I did so and took the more challenging route of battling him before the actual shebang, which was frustrating. I had to do a lot of kiting and picking off his cronies with my musket, but eventually I did take them and their leader out.

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Gaming Progress: Granne Gozzo is dead
November 22, 2015

I haven't had much progress this week because I spent more time writing and submitting reviews. I had three drop this week, two for RoG (The Park and Star Ocean: First Departure) and one here at HG (Dark Meadow: The Pact). For the most part, Risen 2, Jack Ketchum, and Ambrose Bierce soaked up my free time. I've plugged over 30 hours into it now, and I don't think I'm very close to the end. At this rate, it'll probably take me longer to complete than the first Risen did.

I'm still undecided how I feel about this game:

  • The story is merely adequate rather than engrossing or even slightly interesting...

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Gaming Progress & W-RPG Clearing
November 16, 2015

Let's get into it, shall we?

Gunstar Heroes (Genesis/PC via Steam)
Beaten. Were it not for the homing shot, I'm not sure how playable this game would've been. I can't imagine trying to take on hordes of foes whilst manually aiming at all of them. And geez, don't even get me started on fighting the bosses in the latter half of the game without some kind of homing device. In fact, the only reason I was able to withstand the boss rush present in the final stage was thanks to the combination of homing + laser (well, that and the first two battles are really nothing at all).

Risen 2: Dark Waters (PC)

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Gaming Progress (with no regress this time)
November 11, 2015

I've managed to crank out some progress. Time away from work and a mind that needs to be occupied are a deadly combo for gaming progress.

Rogue Legacy (PC)

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Random Gaming Progress (and regress, unfortunately)
November 07, 2015

Good thing: I've upgraded my computer to 64-bit Windows 10.

Smart thing: I used Steam to backup the games I was playing.

Bad thing: Long and short, the backup failed and I've lost about eight hours of progress that I put into Risen 2. Since then, I've restarted the game and saved in the prologue. I'll probably get back into it once I'm done with Rogue Legacy.


Rogue Legacy (PC)

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Windows 10: Yea or nay?
November 04, 2015

I'm considering making the switch to Windows 10, but I'm not sure if it's worth it. What do you guys think? Go through with it or keep Windows 8?


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