You may or may not have noticed that I keep a widget of what I’m currently playing.  I do my best to keep it accurate and timely, though sometimes I miss a few things here and there.  In any event, I’m marking this specific moment in time here because, if for some strange reason you’re reading this …

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I knew this would happen; I’d be unable to choose between Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age Inquisition while still keeping Assassin’s Creed Unity and Forza Horizon 2 in the rotation (side note – originally typed that as Forizon, and I might end up keeping that for shorthand purposes) with periodic messings-about in GTA V and Sunset Overdrive.  And so I kinda just …

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I get why people hate on Assassin’s Creed Unity, I do.  I listened to the last two Bombin’ the A.M. with Scoops and the Wolf episodes yesterday and both Messrs. Klepek and Navarro sounded fully exasperated with it, and given that I hold those two gentlemen’s opinions in rather high esteem, it even made me re-evaluate my own …

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I can’t be the only one who’s having difficulty facing tomorrow’s very difficult decision of what to play first, right? On the one hand, Dragon Age Inquisition sounds like it’s the Game of the Year; according to Rock Paper Shotgun you “could probably spend thirty hours on the first major region alone and it wouldn’t be time wasted”. …

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While the notion of “don’t buy games at launch” is a sound one, it’s also not unreasonable for consumers to expect their purchases to WORK. — Patrick Klepek (@patrickklepek) November 13, 2014 1.  My rental copy of Assassin’s Creed Unity has not yet arrived – it might come tonight, it might come tomorrow – and …

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I seem to have picked up a number of new followers over the last few weeks, ever since I decided to expand the scope of this blog’s subject matter.  For those of you new to the blog, hello!  I’m glad to have you here.  That being said, today’s post is probably going to be of …

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Seeking opinions on the following books, all on my to-read-but-haven’t-yet-purchased file: 1. Orfeo, Richard Powers 2. Dhalgren, Samuel Delaney 3. Your Face Tomorrow trilogy, Javier Marias (finally on Kindle!) 4. Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel 5. Mr. Gwyn, Alessandro Baricco 6. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra 7. The Last Policeman trilogy, Ben …

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