Category Archives: Games

How do YOU choose your next book?

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At this very moment, you have unprecedented access to the written word. It has never been easier to access a world of information. Whether educational or recreational, the internet has given us all the ability to instantly buy books online, download hundreds of thousands of titles for free thanks to services like Project Gutenberg and even check out a book from your local library without having to leave your home.

As a book lover, this is an amazing time to be alive. Unfortunately there is also a creeping darkness that threatens this book utopia… Continue reading How do YOU choose your next book?

Tackling my pile of shame

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In my last post I was considering taking up a new MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. After giving it some thought this weekend I have decided to delay that purchase decision and actually tackled a bunch of games that are sitting in my pile of shame.

When I purchased my PS4 console I made a promise to myself that I would tackle this generation in a more strategic way, keeping my game library small, completing a title and selling it to fund my next purchase.

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Should I start playing Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn?

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Since its August 2013 release, Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn (FF) has been on my radar. Originally it was because i’m always on the look out for my next addictive MMO fix. Thanks to some fairly heavy discussion around gender equality and representation in videogames, A Realm Reborn has popped up again as a game i’m kind of actually wanting to get into.

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WIXOSS Trading Card Game Introduction & Play Free Online

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[Season 2 of WIXOSS is on the air now. I’ll be posting episode recaps and discussions as episodes air. Follow them here.]

Lately i’ve been obsessed with the anime Selector Infected WIXOSS, often shortened to just WIXOSS (We Cross). The show centres around a Trading Card Game (TCG) by the same name and comes highly recommended by myself and many other anime fans this season.

Of course the whole thing is a blatant cash-in to a real world version of the game and i’ve decided to order myself some cards, read up on the rules and get some intense card battles started. Continue reading WIXOSS Trading Card Game Introduction & Play Free Online

NimbleBit hits gaming gold again with Disco Zoo

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NimbleBit is well-known in the mobile gaming space, having perfected the free-to-play genre very early on with Tiny Tower, Pocket Frogs, Pocket Planes and now, Disco Zoo. If you’re looking for a stress free casual game that actually stretches your brain muscles a little bit, this could be exactly what you’re after. Continue reading NimbleBit hits gaming gold again with Disco Zoo

How I Started Playing Magic The Gathering; Nerd Town

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Since a very young age I’ve had an interest in collectables. Key rings, hats, badges, happy meal toys etc all found their place in my collections over the years. One of the larger sub types in my collection was the humble Trading Card. Continue reading How I Started Playing Magic The Gathering; Nerd Town