Archive for the Gaming Category

23Nov '14
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Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna)

I have a fondness for winter and the North that I can’t quite describe. Falling snow is beautiful, cold temperatures are invigorating, the silence is serenity, the northern lights are downright breathtaking…the world somehow feels more real and alive when it’s below freezing. I know I’m in the minority and that most people would rather […]

21Nov '14
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The rough start of a legacy

One of the gaming blogs that I follow is MmoQuests.com, which is not just about MMOs but also a lot of different games. One of the games Stargrace talks a fair bit about is The Sims 3, in particular her legacy families. The Legacy Challenge has you begin with a single founder, a huge lot, […]

08Nov '14

Play your games in borderless windows

Back when I played WoW, I used to run it in “fullscreen windowed” mode as opposed to regular fullscreen. This meant it was running as if it was in windowed mode, but lacked the taskbar and the normal title bar and borders of a window. It was fantastic for tabbing out a lot (like reading […]

31Oct '14
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Extra Life Results!

Last Saturday was Extra Life, where I played games for 24 hours to raise money for The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. My goal in the days before was to raise $200 and I not only reached that goal, but greatly surpassed it by receiving $550 in donations! I did not expect my coworkers and […]

12Oct '14
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Showcasing settlements in Wurm Online

On Friday, Wurm Online published a cool little video about the settlement of Newspring. It looks to be the first episode of a series called “Wurm World News – Emergent Stories”, which will be about the players of the game, also known as Wurmians. I think this is a great idea. The devs have created […]

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