Monthly Archive: March 2019

Impulse Purchases Alive and Well

One of the more positive side-effects of running this blog has been an increased focus on a smaller set of games. There have been few to no impulse purchases simply because there was a...

World Tier 5, soon!

Very soon, in fact. Friday 5th April. Tidal Basin — the last bastion of the Black Tusk opens. Beating back the Black Tusk from the Tidal Basin stronghold will provide a little more than...

Division 2: Done with Soloing

I don’t mean ‘done’ in a bad way, though! I’ve reached the end-game! Not just level 30, but also World Tier 4 is unlocked. There was a mad rush to keep up with friends...

Bringing Hope to a Broken City

Belghast recently said in his Division 2 Impressions post, “One of the core problems I had with the original Division is that it was a game without hope. The setting was bleak and it...

A Transition Post of Sorts

I hadn’t necessarily planned on addressing the events of last Friday here again. Quite the opposite in fact, I had intended to talk to it once, get my say out and then in recognition...

New Zealand’s Darkest Day

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern has rightly called yesterday (15th March, 2019) ‘New Zealand’s Darkest Day’. Covering real world news is not something I intend to do normally, but this is so incredibly far from...

Epic Store Claims Another Exclusive

I actually had a post drafted on the Epic Store going back to the Metro: Exodus debacle. I ultimately decided to let it go and delete the post. I can (I suppose) live a...

Making it Official: Anthem on Hold

Warning: Some elements of the negativity drive might be spinning up in this one. In case it wasn’t clear — I’ve put Anthem to one side for the moment. This started out in a...

Transition from Social to Solo

I promise! After this one, I shall give break from looking at the changes we (or at least, I) see over time as a gamer, or the types of change we may strive for....

Final Fantasy XIV Back on the Menu

It was all but inevitable, really. Ever since watching the Shadowbringers Trailer the YouTube algorithm has been working its magic on me surfacing up more and more FFXIV videos as I willingly dive headlong...