Archive: October 2007

Some soothsayers said of a second sequel to the second “Simon the Sorcerer” software CD. The Simon the Sorcerer series suffered somewhat from as series of sinking scores, The source software showed solid stories, screwing successfully with standard story standbys,…

FYI, The demo of Hellgate London (Diablo-style thing set in something that’s occasionally recognisably London, apparently) has been released. It can be found at: Fileplanet®, Filefront, Fileshack®, 4players, Gamedaily ([R]: Registration Required) Hellgate is by ex-Blizzard people (as Guild Wars…

Look, photoset: (Aquarionics Gallery System 2.0 coming soon. Photoset icons being one of the things already working.) As I am updating Twitter more often than anything else right now, I’ve put a feed of Twitter onto the front page. Front…

It is a truth universally acknowledged that any man of drinking age who has recently moved to London will be looking for a local pub. In this city “Local” isn’t very much a function of geography, as a pub that…

Last night I watched a movie called Crank The concept is this: Bloke poisoned. Adrenaline slows the poison. Get the bastards before he dies. That’s it. It’s “Speed”, but without the bus. It doesn’t stop. It’s shot in a meta-movie…

So, in my willingness to try new things, Tescos managed to sell me a bottle of Carpe Diem Botanic Water. It is water with herbs in it. I bought the “revitalising” version, which contains Galangal, Ginger, Cardamom, Elderflower, Quince, Rose…

EA Buy Bioware & Pandemic Studios owners Bullfrog, Maxis, Westwood, So many others. I’m hoping EA don’t fuck this up, but I’m afraid they’re going to anyway.

Simultaneously, the best and worst thing about Portal is the ending. You know the drill if you’ve seen the video. You have a portal gun which will shoot two doors into the scenery. You are being put though a series…

…been playing Team Fortress 2 I am Aquarion on Steam, if you want a game.