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Semi-Hiatus

I haven’t precisely looked back to check, but I’m reasonably certain this is the longest I have gone without posting anything since starting Time to Loot a bit over three years ago. So it’s...

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Overly Concerned By Spoilers?

It’s a question I’ve been asking myself of late. Am I too concerned by spoilers? Speaking from the perspective of being the recipient of spoilers I don’t think so. I’m fairly relaxed about the...

Time at the Beach

Well, it was a wee bit sudden — but I’m just back from four days up at the paradise shown in the image above. My father-in-law now lives up there at Tauranga Bay. It’s...

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

This will just be a really quick one — as I start writing this, it’s 1:20 am on Christmas morning. We were fairly well prepared for Christmas this time around, with wrapping largely completed...

Arcane

You know, going in… I expected Arcane to be pretty okay. The trailer looked perfectly fine with an interesting art style and hey, as a bonus it even seemed to focus around characters I...

Picking Something to Learn

It’s been a while now — but every so often I get the urge to go learn something new. Sometimes related to my work, sometimes just for fun. My go-to back in the day...

Quiplash in Lockdown

The New Zealand COVID-19 related lockdown has continued on with daily case counts continuing to rise until just yesterday, with 83 new cases bringing the total then to 511. This was starting to be...

Still Sick

I don’t think I’ve mentioned it yet — but the COVID swab from last week came back negative, which is good news. New Zealand saw 41 new cases today, bringing us up to 148...

Sleeping in My Chair

Bleurgh. Still haven’t shaken the cold mentioned last Friday. It in fact hit my chest and became an infection. Pretty terrible timing for it, as I had to go to the Doctor’s yesterday —...

Delta Lockdown

Welp, tonight was going to be about my first impressions of Returnal. I’ve played a few hours now, even made it to the end of Zone 1 boss on my fourth or so go....

Comment to Post: Representation and Implicit Bias

One example being most people these days probably believe it is equally acceptable for a mother OR a father to be a stay at home parent. But when this assumption is tested, the bias leans toward a rapid assumption of the mother fulfilling this role.

What Will It Take?

That’s the question that’s been on my mind the past few days. Specifically, as it relates to Blizzard, and the lawsuit the State of California has levelled against them upon concluding a two-year investigation...