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Monday, October 20, 2014

Games Played 10/13/2014 - 10/19/2014

- 10/13/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
Ikaruga - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/14/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
Borderlands 2 - PC
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/15/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/16/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/17/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/18/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition - PC
Borderlands 2 - PC
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/19/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition - PC
League of Legends - PC


Screenshot of the Week:

Trainees are required to wear a name badge.
Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition (Personal Computer)

Friday, October 17, 2014

Point to Pathos: Chapter 3, Part 5

     The screen showed a footage of a disheveled, pale-skinned middle-aged man in a dirty white shirt and a pair of equally dirty orange shorts being escorted out of the building in handcuffs. Praeston immediately looked for the man's left ear and saw the distinctive removal of the helix. Judging from the jagged unevenness of the scar, Praeston wondered if the man had suffered a nasty infection before everything was healed.
     "So disgusting," he muttered and took a greedy gulp from his glass.
     "The non-complier from this footage taken earlier has been confirmed to be Peretz Davi from Botanical Spheres in what has been an escalating pattern of assignment abandonment from that very region."
     The reporter turned to her left and the camera zoomed out to reveal a member of the law enforcement team waiting to be interviewed. He had a small grin on his face.
     "I have with me the Team Leader from the Non-Complier Hunt Team, Officer Rorlen Gareu. First things first, Officer Gareu, thank you for apprehending the suspect so quickly. I am sure that I speak for all of us that we didn't expect for the non-complier to be found this fast."
     "Hi Clara, we are proud to be able to secure the non-complier threat with both precision and speed. We have learned from the previous cases how to approach the situation but you must forgive me for not being able to divulge any more details than what was already said."
     "I understand Officer Gareu, some things have to be kept confidential. As long as we are seeing great results, that is all that matters."
     Praeston commanded the display off and finished his glass of water.
     "Well, the bastard's caught. Maybe I should go see Penn."

*****
     The L.U.P. was more crowded than usual because of the special appearance from Shirey. Praeston and Pennepoe couldn't even get into the club until Shirey already started her set. Pennepoe was not happy about that because she had to abandon her place in line to wait for Praeston to arrive.
     "Sorry about that Penn," he said out loud, knowing that his voice was completely drowned by the crowd and the Shirey's powerful vocals.
     Pennepoe who looked annoyed when she stepped in with him noticed the gesture and gave him a nod and smile before flailing her arms up and down with the beat of the music.
     Praeston was right about the crowd. They were mostly consisted of the female sex. He could make out the rare silhouettes of men in between the flashes of multi-colored lights in the darkness. Then again, it was so hard to see, he could not doubt that he may be the only guy in the L.U.P.
     After she finished singing her most popular hit, Festival of the Stars, the entire bar went into the sound of murmurs as Shirey calmed the crowd down by raising her arms up and motioning the cheering and chanting to stop.

September 2014 Gaming Analysis

The results shown below are of course based on the combined data from the Daily Game Log which should provide a clear indication of a game's usage frequency. Bear in mind that even if a game is played twice or more during a particular day, it would still register as 1 in the Day Count column below. In a sense, "merits" are given based on how often a particular game can make me play it again throughout the entire period of the  month on a daily basis. A game that makes a gamer play it over and over again or at least spend a lot of time with it... Isn't that what we mostly want from a great game? I don't think it's really fair to count all the way down to the number of hours played since some games only require a short amount of time to properly serve their purposes.

OVERALL BREAKDOWN:


Total Games Played: 24


This Month's Inductees:


Total Inductions: 25

Monday, October 13, 2014

Games Played 10/06/2014 - 10/12/2014

- 10/06/2014 -
Lili: Child of Geos Complete Edition - PC

- 10/07/2014 -
Audiosurf 2 Early Access - PC
League of Legends - PC
Starpoint Gemini 2 - PC

- 10/08/2014 -
Evochron Mercenary - PC
Galaxy on Fire 2 Full HD - PC
League of Legends - PC
Starpoint Gemini 2 - PC

- 10/09/2014 -
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
Galaxy on Fire 2 Full HD - PC
League of Legends - PC
X3: Terran Conflict - PC

- 10/10/2014 -
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
League of Legends - PC

- 10/11/2014 -
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
Starpoint Gemini 2 - PC
Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - PC
League of Legends - PC
Space Pirates and Zombies - PC
X3: Albion Prelude - PC

- 10/12/2014 -
Final Fantasy XIII - PC
League of Legends - PC
Warlock: Master of the Arcane - PC
X3: Albion Prelude - PC


Screenshot of the Week:

She is referring to the act of deflowering spirits.
Lili: Child of Geos (Personal Computer)

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Retiring My "Purchase List"

Today, I have decided to retire my "Purchase List", the page that showcased a breakdown by platform of all the games that I am interested in eventually inducting into my Game Library. Maybe I am just becoming wiser and wiser every day or perhaps it's just the methane build-up from eating too much salad but I think that having access to that list is more of a deterrent. For the most part, my focus lately has been on Steam and even there, my wishlist has grown into a total 500+ desired games. I really like looking into the future these days instead of hanging on to the past so if I were to leave behind those games that I had noted on the Purchase List, so be it. If I encounter them in the future and I were to have the capability of getting them then, so be it. Yes, this doesn't mean that I have wiped away my interest in past games, it just means that I am going to take things as they happen. Perhaps it is a bit unhealthy to keep looking at the list whenever I get to do some game getting because I should just listen to what the heart currently desires. I know that this list had helped the spouse in the past because it used to be really hard to get video games for me but these days, the spouse would just push some money into my Steam wallet. I remember finding copies of the list in the house several times in years past - it still brings tears to my eyes to think that the spouse was carrying the list around just to look for some silly video games that I really wanted. I will leave the Purchase List on the website because there are plenty of articles that refer back to it but it will no longer be an active listing from this point forward.

Some things are meant to be left behind. You can't have everything you wanted.