Posts Tagged ‘gaming’

Best Easter egg, courtesy of my mum. 🍄

Given the effort my mum went to for my grandad’s 78th a few years back, it came as no surprise that his gangster-themed 80th was a typically understated affair.

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I recently found my old Pokémon blue cartridge and, as it happens, I actually did catch ’em all! (With the obvious exception of Mew.) This segues rather nicely into the best and nerdiest thing I have ever purchased, to wit:

…a full set of first generation gym badges from Sanshee!

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2013 has so far proven a year of burlesque, birthdays, and sometimes both at the same time. (more…)

The tagline reads Tomb Raider: A Survivor is Born, though quite how Lara Croft survives this one-woman production of Saw is another matter entirely. After being half-drowned, punched unconscious, strung upside down, set on fire, and falling twenty feet to the ground only to land kidney-first on a rusty spike of rebar, we’ve officially entered the first five minutes of the game. And, for poor, beleaguered Lara, it only goes downhill from there. Thankfully the same can’t be said of the game itself, which succeeds in being one of the most enjoyable Tomb Raiding experiences since Lara first welcomed us to her home in 1996. (more…)

My Christmas was something of a nomadic event this year, owing to my family living on the opposite side of the country, and my mum working on Christmas Day for the first time in memory. (more…)