May 25, 2016

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I Need A Hero

I Need A Hero

  So about Overwatch. As expected, the crush of hype was too great, although when it comes to something new I’ve found that my threshold for resistance is really, really low anyway. I had some cash in hand, so I picked up three Blizzard Cash cards (fun fact: those things are made of sheet metal!) which was enough to get the mid-tier offering. I don’t know why it...

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May 23, 2016

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Scopique Plays – ULTIMA ONLINE Pt 2: Our Fir...

Scopique Plays – ULTIMA ONLINE Pt 2: Our First Quest

When Ultima Online first launched, there were no quests; it was a pure sandbox which required players to “make their own fun”. Technically, this was a roleplayer’s dream, and many people took advantage of the free-form environment with game-like mechanics to create a world of their own. As MMOs became more achievement-centric, it seems that UO had to roll with...

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May 23, 2016

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Uncharted 4; Ultima Online; Overwatc...

Uncharted 4; Ultima Online; Overwatch?

Uncharted 4 Sunday allowed me to spend a good chunk of time with Uncharted 4....

May 17, 2016

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You Know The Game Is Good When You W...

You Know The Game Is Good When You Want To Fk It Up

Last night we had our usual Monday night gaming session with the locals,...

May 16, 2016

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Scopique Plays – ULTIMA ONLINE...

Scopique Plays – ULTIMA ONLINE Pt 1: Getting Started

Ultima Online was my first “modern MMO”, and as such hold a very...

May 13, 2016

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The Truth Comes Out

The Truth Comes Out

I’ve been trying really hard to stay away from the kind of...

May 12, 2016

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A Frank Discussion About Uncharted 4

A Frank Discussion About Uncharted 4

Perhaps the only reason why I haven’t yet traded in my woefully...

May 10, 2016

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Stellaris: Every Conquest Begins Wit...

Stellaris: Every Conquest Begins With A Single Step

After my usual (well, trying to make it a usual) post work-day routine, I was...

May 9, 2016

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Scopique Plays – Balrum Pt 1: ...

Scopique Plays – Balrum Pt 1: Basic Alchemy

Balrum is an isometric, single player “survivalbox” RPG with a...

May 9, 2016

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New Game Hype! Stellaris and Unchart...

New Game Hype! Stellaris and Uncharted 4

Stellaris I miss the days when games came with a phonebook-sized manual. I...