Tag: gaming

12:00am 2016-01-01

This is a response to the Daily Post’s prompt: Stroke of Midnight Where was I on New Year’s Eve? I was home. The last couple of years, I’ve been keen to stay home an celebrate the new year privately with my wife and my best bud and roommate, Shon.  It kind of works out because …

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Weekend of Frustration

Keitarou as Kyuusaku/Jetblack

jetblack reports on his weekend of frustration that has a happy ending.

First Look: Tribes Ascend

Tribes: Ascend

jetblack gives his first impression of the newest and hottest FPS to hit the Free-to-Play scene, “Tribes: Ascend,” from Hi-Rez Studios.

Mass Effect

I have been playing an inordinate amount of Mass Effect lately.  I love that game.  It’s part RPG, part FPS and all awesome. In other news, I finished writing the fifth part of Star Trek: The Quarterdeck Breed yesterday.  Geez, it only took me like five years or so, eh?  Five years for just shy …

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According to most people’s posts, you’re supposed to list the things you’re thankful for.  So, I guess I’ll do that a little later on in the post.  I’ve been working my way through my desk and trying to unearth the surface of it, since it’s covered in papers, mugs, and assorted electronics. This week, I’ve …

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Meme Alert: Ganked from everywhere

10 years ago: 19 years old, I was already working for Acer America as a technical support engineer; I was just about to be promoted to the online services department. Five years ago: 24 years old, I don’t know it yet, but my marriage is about to be over and I’m in Hawai’i with my …

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Twenty-Eight: Update for January 1st

On my birthday, I wrote up ten resolutions that I wanted to follow. As many of you know, I do resolutions on my birthday, not January First. So, for those of you who did not sit at the cool kids’ table, here’s the list and some updates: 1) I resolve to remain single for at …

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Back in a Groove (but not really)

After getting everything off of my chest, it seems as though some of the burden I’d been carrying allowed me to sort of carry on a little better than I had previously. I spent most of the day literally vegging out, playing EverQuest with Jody all day and all night, until finally I went all …

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Today’s Anime Selection: Video Girl Ai

I finished Initial D: Second Stage, and all I can say about it is that I started playing that Tokyo Street Racing game on the PS2 again. Initial D is an amazing anime series, and I did enjoy it enough to start being a little more observant about cars and street racing. Not that I …

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The Quest for my Field of Dreams

I bought a Sony PlayStation way back in mid-1995, with a couple of games. Prior to that I owned the Sega Master System (SMS), the original 8-bit Nintendo, then an SNES. When I bought the PSX, it was like stepping into a whole other world for me as far as console gaming was concerned. As …

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