Archive: April 2012

(No spoilers) Batman Begins rebooted the bombastic batman movies into a darker, quieter, more serious and far better series. Superman attempted to redo that series into a high-contrast heroic fantasy, and failed. Iron Man made a similar attempt to be

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The event can be divided into four bits without much difficulty, those being the AGM, the Bars, the Shop and the Music. Late into the night the stage was host to several bands, ranging from a somewhat lonely singer/songwriter though

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I’m on a train from Glasgow to Aberdeen, as part of my world tour of Scotland. My excuse for wandering North is that I am invited to the AGM for BrewDog, but mostly it’s because I haven’t done the travel

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Updates are kind of hard to come by. The venerable Aquarius has celebrated his blog’s 10th birthday, which kind of made me think “Gosh, 11 and a bit years. I should update more often”. And Thus. So, an update, then.

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Diablo 3 is … Diablo 2++. No revolutions in gameplay, no “wow” moments, really. I mean, the previous game *was* great, and this is just as click-addictive¬†as the last one. The fighting is satisfying and explodey, the bosses are tough

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Someone on Reddit asked for “Your best/worst larp stories ever”. Now, most of my best moments larping need to be secret for a little while longer, I think, but I posted one of my favourites, and for lack of content

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Once upon a time, the deepest dungeons of SJGames’ Warehouse 23‘s basement were free to rummage in by the forces of the internet. Alas, technical problems took down the basement, and it hasn’t really recovered. This is an attempt to

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Eventually, I’ve got around to revising my desktop rig, as happens every couple of years. The new machine is called Thundersnow. The key requirements were the three monitor setup and a CPU revision, but the upgrade to 16gb memory and

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It’s been nearly six years since I started playing Maelstrom, and it ends this year. Between the sunstroke and the admin problems, I think I was quite lucky in getting my Out of Character “worst event” over with quite so

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