Thursday, July 1, 2010

Random Shots: I Am Destroyed

  • Since I do a lot of my writing from work, and work has been crazy lately, I haven't had the chance to do any long form blogging. So I'm going to take advantage of the bullet point format to clear my head a little. I'll try not to complain about the job much.

  • I picked up a copy of Puzzle Quest 2 last weekend. That is just about the only gaming I've done all week. Thank goodness PQ2 is actually a good sequel. Otherwise I'd be doing zero gaming.

  • I have been playing one other game: the "How Far Can Steam Reach Into My Wallet" game. I'm coming out well so far, but the Telltale Complete Pack is really tempting.

  • Since RDR at up so much of my gaming time, I never really followed up on my Age of Conan excursion. The sub has already dinged its second month, so I hope to get back in there soon.

  • Speaking of RDR, I still have to write that game up. But where do I start? Especially since so many of you have already done such a great job, what else is there to say?

  • The great and powerful E3 came and went with about as much flash and as much substance as a certain green-clad magician. Out of everything I read and watched online, the only games I'm really excited about are Civilization V and Portal 2. Both PC games, too. Maybe my console gaming focus will be winding down soon.

  • Still plugging away at the gamebook and the book-book. The gamebook I'm hacking at during my lunch break and work. The just-a-book I'm writing in the evenings. Actually, I should be doing that now, but instead I'm venting to all of you kind people. Just goes to show how much I care about you.


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6 comments:

  1. Oh, how awesome, I've been playing the "How Far Can Steam Reach Into My Wallet" game myself! No matter how hard I try, I'm just a total fail at it...the Borderlands deal is the latest level that's kicking my ass, I'm afraid.

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  2. Work hit me pretty hard last month. Things have finally wound down for a while and I've been catching up on my blog browsing.

    AoC has a deal going until the 15th of July where I can try the new expansion for free. I fully intend to at least have a look. I'll likely restart on whatever server you guys are playing.

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  3. I've been playing the Steam game as well. I've been doing pretty good so far, but that's mostly because I'd already bought all the games I wanted to play when they first came out. Still, the sale did get my to pick up Kings Bounty and the expansion for Dawn of Discovery finally. I was looking at Borderlands and the expansions, but I'm torn over Steam vs. 360 on that. Plus I've heard that game is really only fun co-op and my gaming schedule doesn't seem to mesh up well with others.

    Good to hear that you're still working on the books, I'm looking forward to the gamebook. :)

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  4. I still look forward to reading your thoughts on RDR, see if they are anything like mine.

    My wife informed me today that I have spent just over $106 on Steam games since the sale started. Oops!

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  5. Steam have been leaving a whole in my wallet also ...so far the damage report runs about 100$.
    I am set for the rest of the year .. lol
    picked up Borderlands as well ,
    we should look into arranging some co-op games :)

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  6. I had no idea PQ2 was out! Thank you for the heads up! I'll probably get it on Arcade, but could wait till its on the PC.

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