Archive for the Gaming Category

15Jan '15

Lots of game publishers still don’t like female protagonists

The number of games that have only a male protagonist wouldn’t bother me so much if there was an equal number of games with female protagonists. Well now we know why that is. Publishers don’t think that having a female lead would work. Yet somehow games like Mirror’s Edge and Portal managed to be loved […]

01Jan '15
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2014: The Good, the Bad, and the Unplayed

I had originally intended to write this yesterday, but instead spent most of the day feeling like someone had taken a baseball bat to my skull. So instead I wallowed in my own self-pity. So today I felt better enough to get to this. 2014 is a noteworthy year for me. I built my first […]

29Dec '14
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Shinies and sundries

Has it really been just over a week since my last post? So much has happened that it seems longer. First there was the trip to the emergency room on the night of the 22nd. Nothing life threatening but I now have a medical condition that could take months to recover from and has left […]

21Dec '14
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Sims 3 Legacy, Attempt #2

After the unfortunate demise of my previous founder, I started over again with a new founder who I also named Terra Nova. I hoped that using the same name wouldn’t automatically doom this character too. This Terra settled on a different lot than her predecessor, one in the middle of town rather than on the […]

20Dec '14
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Tune Den: A Story About My Uncle

A Story About My Uncle does not have weapons, armor, or any shiny loots. You do not play a grand adventurer, a hero or villain changing the world. You play as a young boy searching for his missing uncle, armed only with a grappling hook and a suit that lets you jump very far. You won’t […]

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