Reflections of a lifetime video game player.

Disappointed Idealist. Video game player. Writer of words. Drinker of tea. 

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March 22, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, I finished Dark Souls. I covered it extensively on here and on my Twitter thread, where I pretty much live-tweeted the entire game during the couple of months it took me to haul my ass through it. Finishing it was hard but felt like reaching the...

September 8, 2019

I've been on holiday. Apologies for the lack of posting here for the last couple of weeks, sometimes though you need to head out into the great big wide world and let it work its magic on you. It's been a busy year so far, with so much going on that I sometimes feel li...

August 7, 2019

My copy of Red Dead Redemption 2 arrived on the day it came out. I bought it in spite of loving the first and suspecting that a second, in addition to being entirely unnecessary, couldn't possibly measure up to it. It pre-dated my strict "No Pre-Ordering" rule - in fac...

September 29, 2018

So, in spite of my reservations, I've been swallowed whole by Destiny 2. Again. Only a few short months ago, I was looking at what Destiny 2 was, comparing Bungie's dreams for it to my own time availability and expectations, and thinking that walking away was the only...

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