Yours truly is a product of the urban jungle, having grown up and lived for decades in a place much closer to Asian cyberpunk than medieval countryside. The weather here is hot and humid and muggy, the actual rainforest jungle full of secondary undergrowth (and snakes), not to mention potentially disease-carrying biting insects (or other … Continue reading theHunter: Call of the Wild
Goodness, it feels like barely an eyeblink has gone by since I last had the time to look at this blog but it’s close to the end of February already. Over at MassivelyOP, there’s some grandiose hoo-ha about why games don’t cater to or market to the “women” and/or “over 35” demographic and all I … Continue reading The Ever Shrinking Attention Pie
The topic of the week in the particular part of the blogosphere I frequent seems to be about perceived game difficulty. Bhagpuss has a nice piece up about how GW2 can be paradoxically perceived as a relentlessly unforgiving chaotic mess or a casual stroll in the park. This was originally all prompted by the very … Continue reading Help Me, I’m New or Returning
12 days later… welp, so much for the short format post experiment this last fortnight. I knew there was a reason I didn’t dare to Blaugust this month. Or more like, multiple reasons. Pokemon Go (finally) launched last week in multiple Asian countries, and one has been caught up in some of the madness. Though … Continue reading The Catch-Up Post
With so many goals on my mind lately, it probably comes as no surprise that one of the books I’ve recently been reading is a pop psychology one by Heidi Grant Halvorson, pithily entitled “Succeed – How We Can Reach Our Goals.” What I do like about it is that it’s an easy reading, almost-conversational-blog … Continue reading What Do I Have to Gain, And What Do I Stand to Lose?