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30th June 2017

A couple of months back I found loads of old notes about all the old Epic Space Marine games we played, starting from back when I was in high school. I thought it would be a good idea to type them all up as best I could, and upload them all. While I was at it, I also converted the Epic-S and 40K battle reports from their PDF state to HTML, and they can be found on the Warhammer 40K page.

16th May 2017

Finally got my pointing pictures up and into the Vault. Don't ask me why.

25th April 2017

Opened up a new section all for including stuff about the board game Super Dungeon Explore. There's not much in there yet until my own rules are finished, but hopefully will get some content in there soon.

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Computer Games Blog

This is where you can read any of my irregular wafflings about computer gaming. The whole point of this blog is to help motivate me to properly finish games, whether they be recent ones or older ones I played when I was younger that I never managed to beat.

3rd December 2013 - Scratching A Witch

I just got done with the Witcher after a three day marathon, and I have to say I'm very glad it's over. The game was a drag and a half. I continued to get plagued by all the problems I stated in my last blog entry, with one very big addition: the amount of times the fighting would be interrupted by a cutscene, only to then put me back into the action completely surrounded by enemies and without my sword being ready. Damn you, game!

Story wise the game was pretty cool, but does take a twist that really annoys me in games. You spend the whole game chasing the big bad who is called Javed, but then when he's dead the game springs a new big bad on you out of nowhere. This kind of thing has always cheesed me off since I played Final Fantasy IX with the weird appearance of Necron. Frustrating, but at least it's done.

I think it will take me a while to summon up the interest to play the 2nd game, which I hope will be much better than this tosh. The 3rd one is on the way, and I really want a reason to support the developers for their no DRM policy. But if the 2nd one is as poor as this one I doubt I'll be buying any more in the series, which will be a shame.

Strange shadow glitches

Strange shadow glitches


NPC goes invisible in dialog cutscene

NPC goes invisible in dialog cutscene

I know you're randy all the time Geralt, but don't even think about it

I know you're randy all the time Geralt, but don't even think about it

Urgh, bad breath

Urgh, bad breath

Berengar shows his useless 'bury my head and arms' skill

Berengar shows his useless 'bury my head and arms' skill

Great camera placing yet again

Great camera placing yet again

Floating (yes, floating) Cemetaur tries to eavesdrop our conversation

Floating (yes, floating) Cemetaur tries to eavesdrop our conversation

Crap, this is a lot of enemies

Crap, this is a lot of enemies

What is going on with Javed's right arm?

What is going on with Javed's right arm?

Stand still you little pipsqueak

Stand still you little pipsqueak

Geralt tries to kick a spectre in its nads

Geralt tries to kick a spectre in its nads

This is what you get for giving the world those singing chipmunks

This is what you get for giving the world those singing chipmunks

The start and end cinematics are by far the best things about this game

The start and end cinematics are by far the best things about this game


Say the hell what now?!?!

Say the hell what now?!?!