A variety of ramblings on a variety of subjects
12 Oct 2013 // On the subject of
On the subject of skin thickness
So, something weird happened recently in the gaming world. There was this Xbox One event at Eurogamer Expo 2013, where a transgender woman might have been “humiliated” by a comedian. Turns out it’s more complicated than that, and in the end everyone got out of there with a formal apology and looks like the case is closed.
But that’s not what I want to talk about. I want to talk about the reaction some people had to this story.» Read more...
04 Oct 2013 // Reviews
Micro review: Saints Row IV
Verdict: If you liked the previous one, buy it.» Read more...
27 Sep 2013 // On the subject of
On the subject of critical thinking
So, I know this guy who’s quite the conspiracy nut. Whenever something happens, he always jumps on the fringe theories. At first I wanted to write about conspiracy theories in general and debunk a few myths while I’m at it, but I figured it was pointless because smarter people than me are already doing it anyway. So instead I want to talk about critical thinking.» Read more...
19 Sep 2013 // Meta
Let's call this a milestone
So, it’s been a bit more than month since I’ve started blogging. So I figured I’d do a little bit of introspection on the whole thing.» Read more...
14 Sep 2013 // On the subject of
On the subject of difficulty
Back in the day, I liked to play single player games at the hardest available difficulty setting. These days, I don’t really care anymore. The main reason being that I mostly play games for their story aspects, and a tough challenge usually gets in the way of the next story segment, and that just frustrates me. I still like a good challenge once in a while, so I usually settle for some “normal” or similar difficulty level. And I really don’t give a flying toss about what difficulty level you play on.
But it seems some people do care a lot. And they’ll even try to tell you how you should play a game. So I figured I’d talk about difficulty in games.» Read more...