Top 10 Gaming Memories

Hunt the Wumpus

I've been gaming for a long time now when I look back on it. The first games I was able to play were on either our Texas Instruments TI-99/4A or our Commodore 64. From those games until now, I've played all kinds of stuff, but for some reason these … [Continue reading]

Back to Skyrim

Skyrim Awaits!

Recently, I got back into my Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game. It's been a long, hard road, let me tell you. The first game I played when I picked up the game back in November 2011 is no more. Sometime after about 40 hours of playtime, my hard drive … [Continue reading]

Now I Just Need Time

So, the Steam Holiday Sale is over and gone. It left a trail of destruction in its wake that has never been seen before. Ok, maybe that's an overstatement, but I did buy a lot more games than I thought I would (and probably should have.) But, as I've … [Continue reading]

Review: Endless Space

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If only my bank account was an endless space. This is where I complain (really, cheer) about Steam's Holiday Sale. It feels like I've doubled my Steam library in the last week (and decreased my bank account in the process.) Though, even thought I did … [Continue reading]

Sideshow’s Songs of the Moment

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Well, it's been a bit of a break, but I still listen to music so I thought I'd continue with my songs of the week...or at least as often as I can. I'll just rename it to Sideshow's Songs of the Moment. I've also moved on over to Spotify to embed the … [Continue reading]

You Know You’re Old School When…

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I've been using the Internet for a long time now. I can officially say "long time" when it's been over 15 years. I've been "online" for even longer than that and using computers for even longer. Here are some "get off my lawn" moments for you young … [Continue reading]

New Character Creation Commencing

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The day finally came after a bit of waiting. We logged into our "World of Real Life" account and created a new Level 1 Human. We decided to name him Xander Lee Zalewski. He finally logged in at 3:15pm on December 8th weighing in at 7lbs 4oz, carrying … [Continue reading]

Sweet Child o’ Mine

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One of the things I think about as we raise our daughter (now 2) and have a son on the way (he's still taking his time) is how they will game and how we will game with them. It wasn't really something my parents did with us, mainly since video games … [Continue reading]

The Day That Never Comes

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Here we sit, waiting for baby #2 to come. Based on 100% of our previous children (1) we expected him to come a bit early, so it's been like 10 days of hoping today is the day. It gets tiring in it's own way. Fortunately, I've been able to play a … [Continue reading]

Clearing the Cobwebs

Hey, what is this place? Geez, it looks like no one has been here for like a year. Oh..wait..that's actually correct. As the note to the right says, we are on a sort of hiatus right now. Syrana has not had much of any time to game and is now … [Continue reading]