Monthly Archive: August 2022

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Time to Loot Journal: Blaugust 2022

With the completion of this post, I can call close to the challenge of Blaugust 2022. It will be my 31st post in 31 days. Mission complete! Well… Core mission! This year, we also...

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Fourth Time’s the Charm

This year marks my participation in four Blaugust (or Blaugust-variant) events. It feels somehow… wrong… laying it out like that. I don’t stick to things. That isn’t me. Not outside of work, at least....

X4: Foundations 2

Securing a Home Base

In my last few sessions playing X4, I was rather rudely ejected from Terran space where I had a growing sense of familiarity and comfort. You see, after a successful defense of our brand-spanking-new...

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Chasing Stats: Part 2

Even I figured I’d get this section written and published perhaps just a few days after Part 1, but things just sort of… kept happening. But here are now! If you need a refresher,...

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Gamescom Opening Night

E3- er, no- Gamescom started up today. Google tells me it runs til the 29th (by NZ reckoning). This struck me as something of a surprise, I mean… I know I don’t often pay...

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Keep On, Keeping On

Blogging is a hobby that comes with it a multitude of benefits. But it can exact a high price for them. Blogging is one of those hobbies that — especially while you’re getting started...

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By Now, You Probably Need a Break

A break from all the space-game (and X4 in particular) talk that is. Perhaps from other things in your life too, but I’m afraid I can only offer you the first. Although I should...

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Starting Over

Ugh. As the title suggests, I’ve started over my X4 run. For just one reason: To remove the Universe Expansion mod, X4RSGE (or X4 Realspace Galaxy Expansion). For anyone who may come by in...

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Voyage Across the Void

Last night, I went back and forth, frequently, on whether or not I was going to keep the universe expansion I’d installed for X4. More than once, I had escaped to the menu, mouse...