Archives: February 2012

Game of Thrones

Last week I watched the first season of Game of Thrones on HBO with H. I had been avoiding it for months because I was sure I would be disappointed. But it turned out to be a surprisingly good book adaptation. H even liked it. GoT is a long book, and they managed to fit

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Dark Souls

Picked up Dark Souls for the PS3 over the weekend. It’s a dungeon crawl with an interesting design philosophy. Namely, after the first ‘level’, all handholding stops. The player is given absolutely zero direction on which way to proceed, what to do, how best to survive, how to defeat opponents, etc. There are no maps,

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Mass Effect 3, and 2 redux

As Mass Effect 3 comes out on March 6, I went looking for my Mass Effect 2 saved games last week – and I couldn’t find them. Possibly they were a casualty to a hard drive transfer. So I decided to replay ME2. My old review still stands, but I should add a few things,

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Reading, writing, gaming

I’m writing this to take a break from cleaning the house. The task took longer than I had anticipated due to the drain trap under the kitchen sink coming loose and creating a mess. Fortunately, I was right there. Some good news – S=C is going to be published, though likely under a different title.

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