So I get a new shiny device that will primarily be with me during my trips into the outside world, and first I go “Oooh, shiny” and second I go “Would this be covered if I fell on it?” So
I missed week 13, because it was unlucky. (And I forgot) A fairly productive fortnight, all told. I blew the dust off Larp.me and wrote one of the larger puzzle pieces between it and the fabled fiction archive section, and
There was a movie. It’s… Um.
Let’s start with this: The following review contains spoilers for Age of Ultron. They start after the following paragraph, which is why you need to click the link to read the rest.
Right, so my problem with AoU is that it’s a comic book event series. Its purpose is to make people need to go and see it to wrap up the past and understand the future episodes. It’s the exact kind of Age Of Secret War On Ultimate Earth cross-francise bullshit that generally kicks me off any super-hero comic series I’ve started to get into. Suddenly, in order to follow the arc of a character I need to buy twelve comics across nine series, five of which my local shop doesn’t carry. The actual plot of the movie doesn’t really maintain its own momentum.
My major success story this week has been to utterly screw up my desktop computer. Over the last few years, I’ve started selecting PC components based on silence. When I did a replacement of the motherboard/CPU/cooling systems last year, though,