Monthly Archives: March 2014

1533: Motto

As a suitable means of switching my brain off when I need it (which is quite frequently at the moment) I’ve been continuing to watch To Love-Ru and am now onto the second series, Motto To Love-Ru. I was interested to discover that … Continue reading

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1532: Get It Done

Oh, for the ability to extend days as long as necessary so you can fit everything in. Oh, for the ability to call up motivation on demand and just get things done with time to spare. There are lots of … Continue reading

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1531: Zodiac Brave

Final Fantasy XIV’s second major patch is brilliant stuff, bringing with it an absolute shit-ton of things to do for those who have reached the level cap. I used to be a little disappointed to hear that MMO expansions and major … Continue reading

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1530: 50 BC

Over the intervening years since leaving home, I’ve either discarded or left behind a lot of the trappings of childhood. But one of the things that has constantly travelled with me is my modest collection of Asterix books — by no means … Continue reading

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1529: The Whorleater

I imagine only a few of you reading this will give a toss, but Final Fantasy XIV version 2.2, aka Through the Maelstrom is out today. I haven’t had a lot of time to play with it so far, what with having to do … Continue reading

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1528: Oi, Hyakkihei

Now I’ve actually written my review for it over on USgamer, I can talk a little more about The Witch and the Hundred Knight, the game I’ve been playing most recently. I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it initially. It’s … Continue reading

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1527: Trope-ical Crush

The word “tropes” has taken on something of a pejorative meaning in recent years, but I find something oddly comforting about the use of common, established, recognisable tropes — particularly when it comes to Japanese entertainment. I also find it … Continue reading

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