Tag Archives: Video Games

Back in my day, video games had stick figures

When people complain about graphics in video games, and frame rate, and immersion, and lag, and whether PS4 is better than Xbox One, and how Skyrim “sucks” compared to Oblivion or Morrowind, and which Final Fantasy game is better than … Continue reading

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Game review: Dishonored DLC shines like a rune in the void

DISHONORED DLC: THE KNIFE OF DUNWALL & THE BRIGMORE WITCHES Rating: M for Mature Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language * * * MINOR SPOILERS * * * I played Dishonored last month and enjoyed it enough … Continue reading

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Game review: Dishonored aka What Thief Should Have Been

DISHONORED Rating: M for Mature Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language Read parts one and two of my Thief review * * * MINOR SPOILERS * * * I recently finished Dishonored (in high chaos) and let … Continue reading

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Skyrim spouses: The good, the bad and the ugly

The Divines have blessed a total of 30 female marriage candidates and 37 male marriage candidates in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and official expansions. You can marry anyone, regardless of your Dragonborn’s race or gender, so long as you’ve fulfilled … Continue reading

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Game review part 2: THIEF leaves me feeling unsatisfied

THIEF Rating: M for Mature Blood, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs and Violence Read part 1: THIEF makes me feel oh so very naughty ********* SPOILERS ********* A few weeks ago I rented THIEF from Redbox … Continue reading

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Game review: THIEF makes me feel oh so very naughty

THIEF Rating: M for Mature Blood, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs and Violence I prefer rogues. In Skyrim, my Nightingale Dragonborn sneaks and snipes her way through dungeons. My vampire assassin creeps and cut-throats her way … Continue reading

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How I left my husband for a man with pointy ears

I’d hired Teldryn Sero because I didn’t care if he died. Little did I know I would fall in love with him and leave my husband in Solitude with a crate of gems, two adopted urchins, and a bottle of … Continue reading

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Net slang: The language of the future?

This post originally appeared on the Contact Infinite Futures SF blog on September 27, 2011. Inventing a believable alien vocabulary is a huge challenge. But inferring futuristic English is no easy task, either. In STELLARNET REBEL, I operated on the … Continue reading

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