Tag Archives: Odds and Ends

Day 22: A Game Sequel Which Disappointed You

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
As I slowly inch my way forward through the 30 days’ worth of video game topics, I arrive upon a pretty easy one, a game sequel which disappointed me.  One game in particular springs to…

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Return to Dyson’s Delve – Levels 7 & 8

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
Once again we return to my classic “Dyson’s Delve” with another pair of maps from my 2019 redraw of the mini mega dungeon. This entry brings us to the mid-deep levels of the delve,…

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Switch Lite is Replacing the 3DS, That’s Actually Pretty Significant

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
For about as long as Nintendo has been making home consoles, they’ve also always had a separate handheld system to accompany it. During the days of the NES, SNES, and N64, Nintendo fans also had…

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Hori Wired Mini Gamepad – Review

Originally posted on That Green Dude:
Mini-pad Hori is known for their gaming peripherals such as controllers, arcade (fight) sticks and steering wheels. I recently bought one of their products, the Hori wired mini gamepad and I thought this would…

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Dungeoneer’s Survival Guide Perspective Map

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
When I got a copy of the Dungeoneer’s Survival Guide some 33 years ago, it was a flood of information, rules I would consistently ignore, scraps about the underdark for the first time since…

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DMs Guild Review – Call from the Deep

Originally posted on The Kind GM:
Call from the Deep is a campaign for 4 to 6 characters that takes them from level 1 to level 12. This is a monster of a book, reaching 270 pages and I consider…

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Alt-Frequencies: stay tuned

Originally posted on Later Levels:
Time loop mechanics in video games intrigue me so I was curious when Alt-Frequencies appeared in my Steam recommendations one day. I added it to my wishlist despite not having heard anything about it before…

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I’m Pretty Keen on the Nintendo Switch Lite

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
It’s true that my Nintendo fandom has worn thin with time. In 2013, I lightly considered getting a 2DS, but I just wasn’t in a mobile gaming mindset. I’ve watched as the Nintendo Switch has…

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Day 23: Game with the Best Graphics or Art Style

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
Continuing my way ever so slowly through the 30 days of video game topics, we come to the game with the best graphics or art style.  Though in recent times, I was thoroughly impressed with…

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Game passes: unexpected item in the bagging area

Originally posted on Later Levels:
At an IT industry event last month, there was a presentation called Shaping Self-Service for the Future. This described one company’s journey towards implementing an online portal where their customers could go to make support…

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