Archive for May 2015

Thoughts on Divinity: Original Sin

Earlier this week, I posted a couple of screenshots from Divinity: Original Sin for the Screenshot Safari. I got a couple of comments on the post and on Twitter from folks expressing interest in playing the game. I know that…

May 29, 2015 6 comments

Screenshot Safari: The Scariest Place #NBI2015Safari

It’s time for my last entry for the Screenshot Safari and I thought it would be nice to go with one from Dying Light that I took just this week. Of course, it falls under The Scariest Places. This was…

May 27, 2015 2 comments

Talkback Challenge #4: The Seven Deadly Sins

For this week’s Talkback Challenge, there’s not one question but seven, based on the seven deadly sins. Here we go… Lust – Do you enjoy games more if they have scantily clad and “interestingly proportioned” avatars? Do you like playing…

May 26, 2015 No comments

Screenshot Safari: High Fantasy #NBI2015Safari

My third submission to the Screenshot Safari is in the High Fantasy category and is from the game Divinity: Original Sin. Here we are in the divine realm, having just defeated a void dragon thing with the help of a…

May 23, 2015 2 comments

Talkback Challenge #3: What Made You A Gamer?

This week Talkback Challenge is an interesting one. Well, they’re all interesting really, but this one has been leading me back down Memory Lane. I imagine I don’t have your typical background for a gamer. Before we had anything video…

May 21, 2015 3 comments

Screenshot Safari: Landscape #NBI2015Safari

It’s time for another Screenshot Safari post! This time I picked the landscape theme and immediately ran across a problem. Namely, I love taking screenshots of beautiful landscapes. So the majority of my screenshots are of landscapes and boy do…

May 20, 2015 2 comments

Talkback Challenge #2: Early Access and Kickstarter

Four posts this week. The Newbie Blogger Initiative has sure gotten me on a roll when it comes to blogging. I’m going to finish off this week with the latest Talkback Challenge: Early Access and Kickstarter – Do you support…

May 16, 2015 7 comments

Screenshot Safari: Selfie #NBI2015Safari

I am once again behind on the latest news and only found out recently that Murf Versus posted a Screenshot Safari challenge for NBI 2015. The idea is to post one screenshot for a theme a week for a little…

May 15, 2015 2 comments

Blog backups: some more ideas

Roger of Contains Moderate Peril posted some great tips for backing up your blog (and why you should do it even if you’re just starting) as part of this year’s Newbie Blogger Initiative. As someone who has gone through the…

May 13, 2015 2 comments

Tune Den: Dying Light and Woodkid

Lord Crumb and I are still making our way through the campaign of Divinity: Original Sin, but since we both got our new video cards delivered last week, we decided they should be tested out on a much graphics-heavy game….

May 12, 2015 2 comments

Talkback Challenge #1: GamerGate

As I mentioned yesterday when I joined the Newbie Blogger Initiative, I already had an idea for a new post I could write. More specifically, I noticed that the first Talkback Challenge had been posted on Sunday, featuring the question…

May 8, 2015 4 comments

Better late than never #NBI2015

I’ve known about the Newbie Blogger Initiative for years, probably since it started back in 2012. Of course it only comes out of the back of my mind when another blogger I follow writes about in May, but that’s besides…

May 7, 2015 2 comments

Sims 3 Legacy: Bringing in the 2nd generation

Continuing the soap opera that is Terra Nova’s life, things were not great but not bad. She was still alive unlike her predecessor, and although her new husband turned out to be a lot older than she expected, she was…

May 5, 2015 No comments