So at the end of last week things went a bit doolally. I had something planned for the friday post, something I felt was fairly topical but then halfway through writing it I realised it was absolute crap and that I had to start over. So I pretty much shelved the idea for another time. BUT! Something far more interesting fell into my lap but it would require time to setup and get ready to write about. So that’s basically what I ended up doing over the weekend when I wasn’t playing Borderlands 2 with the wife (we cleared the Fink’s Slaughterhouse despite continual glitching). As a result things have shifted around this week.
- Today: Delayed Friday Post this afternoon/evening
- Wednesday: Link Storm
- Friday: Maybe another post but no promises
You should also see one or two more parts to my God of War Ghost of Sparta playthrough pop up too. I’m also planning on making a lot of headway on the adventure game so I can start getting the documentation sorted for the deadline at the end of the month. so I best get on with it all!
So here we are. A bright and shiny new site ready and willing for me to do whatever I want with it! I’m no longer held down by the limits imposed on me by the old site and I have a lot of plans to utilise the new found freedom this site brings. I can go in any direction I want. The world of blogging is once again open to me! Also my life is back to semi-normality so I can finally get back to my regularly scheduled posts. Huzza!
So without further ado here’s this week’s schedule:
- Monday: Adventure Game Update (it has been far to long!)
- Wednesday: Link Storm (I haven’t done one of these in ages!)
- Friday: Friday Post (either my long awaited write up on Catherine or a post about Gamer culture and how it is perceived. I haven’t decided yet)
I’m also going to try and throw at least one or two new episodes of my God of War Ghost of Sparta Let’s Play which I am really getting into making. I’m also toying around with recording a couple more things with my Game Capture HD this week if I have time. We will see how things go.
In other news you may have noticed a couple of links appear to the right of the site. One if you know me or have followed me around online for a bit will be familiar, The Nerd Is The Word (
which due to reasons outside of my control is currently down/not working as it should) is back and I’m trying to add more regular posts to that particular tumblr. The other The Play Vault is not so familiar. The Play Vault is a small gaming site that I’ve joined as a writer. I will be publishing one or two posts there a week and depending on how things go, getting involved with the site’s community and other writers.
You can see my first post for The Play Vault by heading here.
I’ve joined The Play Vault for multiple reasons, the main ones being:
- It is something to keep me occupied while I’m looking for full time work.
- It gets me started on a possible side job/career as a games journalist (don’t worry! Game design is still my main focus and dream!)
- It can add to and help with my game design skills
- I get to talk about games!
So from time to time do not be surprised if I link to articles from there.
So yeah that’s it for now expect new posts and content heading you way later on today and this week!
First things first apologies for the lack of a Friday Post this week. I had planned to write about Catherine which I am currently playing but I want to finish it first before writing about it in detail. So that should hopefully be the coming week’s Friday Post.
So the plan for this week is as follows:
- Monday – New Conversations About Games!
- Wednesday – Link Storm!
- Friday – Friday Post!
- Saturday – I GET MARRIED!
To sum up my thoughts towards Catherine so far: It is a unique game that could only be made in Japan. It is deep, thought provoking and has a lot of subtext. So yay for people making games for grown ups! If you haven’t played it, go play it, it is worth your time.
First things first! I have decided on a day to do these schedule posts and that day is today, Sunday!
This week I should be getting the internet all setup and working in my new place so I will be able to post things from the middle of the week onwards. So here’s the plan for content for the next seven days:
- Monday – Adventure Game Post [Cancelled] (I’m moving car loads of stuff around this weekend and bank holiday Monday so the adventure game is going to have to skip a post)
- Wednesday – Weekly Link Storm (haven’t done one in a while but I’m sure I can find some interesting things to share with you)
- Friday – Friday Post (still need to decide on what to write about but it should happen)
Finally here’s a blast from the past that I found in an old comic book the other day:
Man the Mario Bros. movie sure was a terrible piece of cinema and it began the longstanding trend of terrible game to movie adaptations!
I’m going to try and post one or two things over the next week but (and it is a BIG but) I am moving and will not actually have what I term as “proper” Internet access until well into next week.
Like I said the next couple of week are going to be all over the place!
Anyway here’s a lovely Lupin image to tide you over:
No posts until next week. I’m off on my stag do!