Tag Archives: Odds & Ends

Yes, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a great Western

Can a computer game belong to the canon of great Westerns? My reflex response was no. Yet whilst playing Red Dead Redemption 2, which was finally released on PC earlier this month, I keep questioning my initial resistance. The vividness … Continue reading

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Hollow Knight – Metroidvania meets Masochism

Until recently I’d never heard of the Metroidvania genre. In my defence, I’m only a casual ‘silver’ gamer. On average I game for about five or six hours a week. These aren’t enthusiast numbers, not even close. Down the years … Continue reading

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Will learning to code solve my time management problem?

Yeah, I’m learning to code, rapidly nearing the big four-zero. If that seems a daft combination, that’s because it is. But don’t laugh, and I’m certainly not. It’s hard, man. I’m still getting to grips with what integers, strings, floats, … Continue reading

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(Belated) Home Improvement

This one’s going to be a rant with crappy pictures and videos. Sorry. Posting this does have a practical purpose – it encourages me to document the progress of the conversion so far. Not that I think this blog is … Continue reading

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Brexit – the final solution to my consumerist paralysis.

  Gosh, what a pompous title that is. Brian Sewell would’ve been proud. But yeah, I need a new laptop and have done for well over a year. The current one, purchased in 2010, is slower than a granny at … Continue reading

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