Reflections of a lifetime video game player.

Disappointed Idealist. Adult videogame player. Writer of words. Drinker of tea. 

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July 20, 2019

In the last week or two, I've had a bit of epiphany regarding my kids and videogames. It's one of those things that, in retrospect, if I'd bothered to take even a moment to myself to sit and apply my mind to the situation probably would have popped out pretty quickly....

February 12, 2019

Apex Legends – next game from Titanfall developer Respawn, dropped on 4.2.19. There was no fanfare, little pre-warning. The first I knew was a tweet from Eurogamer at about 10am which got shared around my office.

It’s another Battle Royale game. I was excited for the 5...

January 26, 2019

In the past week, there have been several points at which Sea of Thieves has been sat at the top of the Twitch game directory with more people watching streams of the game than any other game – including Fortnite and the various MOBA’s that generally dominate the strea...

June 29, 2018

There’s a guy in the house opposite me. I saw him land, only a moment after I did, and I don’t think there’s any way that he didn’t see me. We haven’t exchanged a word or a glance, but I know that we’re in an unspoken race and that the finish line will be the death of...

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