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

...and now I'm about to do something very painful.
July 31, 2015

I have, for as long as I can remember, loved Godzilla and other kaiju movies. I blame TBS and their constant showings of King Kong vs. Godzilla in the early '80s for this. As you probably know, there's a new Godzilla game out which I will be reviewing here soon. I haven't read much of the details, as I want to form my own opinion on the matter, but the critical consensus has been grim. Low to mid rule, along with maybe one or two above-average reviews.

On top of all of that, I'm hopelessly addicted Dark Souls. So basically I have to put aside a gaming I'm freakin' loving to see one of my favorite licenses squandered. I'm trading good times for heartbreak.

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DreamDeeply: turning movie monsters into canine nightmares
July 27, 2015

I recently discovered DreamDeeply, an online app that allegedly shows the dreams computers have. Obviously, I take such claims with a pinch of salt, but I did find that submitting some pictures to this thing can be quite amusing. A normal picture becomes a mess of dog faces, hidden birds, surreal buildings, eyes, and random human bodies. For instance:


Or is it "Dogzilla" now?


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Gaming Progress + RPG clearing: Anor Londo Edition
July 26, 2015

It's been a while since I blogged about games I'm playing (i.e. mostly Dark Souls). Before jumping into the one game I've mainly been work on the last month or so, I thought I'd mention some games I've been playing for review purposes.

Odallus: The Dark Call (PC)- I'm almost done with the game. I have one more stage to go, with four secrets in it, before challenging the final level. Thus far, I've received all of the power ups and upgrades and only have a couple more to find. My verdict: it's a great game and a worthy faux-retro follow-up to Oniken.

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Gaming Progress + RPG clearing: Additional Dead Bosses
July 14, 2015


I don't have much to report here because I mostly spent my time grinding so I could afford an improved sword. Long/short: I engaged in enough crab killing, pearl farming, and house raiding to afford a better saber. Now I think I shall be doing a tad more exploring.



Most of my progress consists of exploring, dying, nabbing a few items that I'm glad to have (elite knight armor set, for instance), but mostly of some dead bosses.

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Gaming Progress + RPG clearing
July 07, 2015


It's somewhat shaping out like a proper Risen title.

Risen and Gothic both started you out with next to nothing. Through survivalist tactics and careful grinding, you eventually ascend into the roll of an armor-clad badass or a staff-toting spell-slinger. Dark Waters kind of does the same the thing. You begin with not even a shirt on your back and a basic sword, but you (should, at least) have plenty of healing items called "provisions." Pretty much any time you nab a generic food, instead of separating each particular morsel into slightly different items types, they're all counted as provisions. Yeah, so a jug of wine and an apple have the same effect...

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Gaming Progress: the RPG clearing project has begun!
July 04, 2015

Chaos is dead, and Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light has come to a close. I have temporarily shelved most of my other projects (Chronicles of a Dark Lord, Arc Rise Fantasia, etc). , with the exception of Soul Reaver 2 and Injustice: Gods Among Us, which I intend to fire up now and then. The time has come to begin the big RPG project I blogged about months ago and kick a few RPGs out of my backlog. It'll be a long, grueling process that might leave me sick of RPGs. I'll probably visit some short action titles along the way to make sure that doesn't happen.



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Recent horror viewings
July 02, 2015

Ready to do this? Then let's do this!

The Conjuring (2013)

Ed and Lorraine Warren return to aid a poor family plagued by a child-killing, devil-worshiping ghost.

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