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Mass Effect 2: A Defining Space Opera

Mass Effect 2 is the sequel to the 2007 BioWare title Mass Effect, set in the far off future the mass effect series is an action RPG, with echoes of BioWare's previous hits as Knights of the Old Republic and Jade Empire. You play as Commander…
Insects

Bugfest 5: Sat 20th Feb 2010

As a small advertisement to anyone that may care, this weekend sees the 5th bi-annual Bugfest show taking place at the Bucklers Mead Sports Centre in Yeovil. This will be the first time that I have attended the event, but I hope there to be many…
Games

Phew

So, this past week I've been extremely busy, one of the most important things that I accomplished was last weekend which saw the second Global Game Jam take place. This year I travelled to the Qantm College in London, as it was the closest event to us.…
Games

Just my luck

Just before christmas I was doing my last minute present shopping to see if I could pick anything any good up after work, looking in my local blockbuster games in farnborough, I was baffled when one of their arcade machines (they had two) had a sign on…
Buffy

I dare you

My twitter usage spiked the other weekend as some of you may have noticed, and it was due to me taking part in the Ludum Dare contest. Not unlike the global game jam, Ludum Dare is a bi-annual competition, where you are tasked with the goal of making…
Conventions

AES Entomology show 2009

October 17th marked the annual Amateur Entomology Society's show at Kempton Park Racecourse, this was the first time I had ever attended but felt that a show report would be necessary as when looking up about the event and exactly what takes place I…
Insects

Meet Fortescue...

Say hello to Fortescue who is a Hadra Webbi, or Australian Tree Snail, he's a little shy and you don't see him much but he's always hiding somewhere, he definitely won't say hello to you like Cornelius and Phylis but if you're lucky you'll spy him out…
Insects

Achatina fulica otherwise known as Cornelius and Phylis

I came to the realisation that I have yet to introduce my two pets, Cornelius and Phylis, I've had them for around 6 months now, having bought them for my film production the snail and the swan which as the title says required a snail. In the six…
My World

My fun, but expensive -though i won't regret it- day out

August 4th marked mine and Tim's 2nd anniversary, so I decided to treat us to a surprise trip to Chessington World of Adventures, although the day started a bit miserable we had a great time, managed to get on every ride we wanted to go on, and had a…
Games

Atlas was right... I'm just not sure what about exactly?

So I went back to playing Bioshock a couple of days ago, and I must say, if I knew the horror aspect was going to fizzle out so soon, I'd of probably finished it two years ago. The main disappointment of Bioshock was it's lack of variation; enemies…
Conventions

A Grand Day Out (At the London Film and Comic Con)

This weekend just passed marked the annual LFCC, which I had the pleasure of attending with Tim. The trip there was far more pleasurable than usual, only taking around an hour and a half compared to the hellish travel I used to have to experience from…
Games

Why I'm a bad person

Not only have I failed to post recently, my games are suffering harshly from my increase in stress and work. Ironically, Lash La Rue has improved greatly due to its source of positive procrastination, which means that my negative procrastination; the…
Games

Globally Jamming

Over this weekend I will not be doing film related work, and I will not be doing my dissertation, this weekend I am taking part in Game Jam, a global event where in various places groups of people will be getting together and making a game from this…
My World

Breaking News

A discovery has been made, I now have found perfection, and it's name is Krispy Kreme; never before have I eaten such doughnuts of perfection, especially in the form of the simple commonplace ring doughnut! yum. I also would like to add that I won the…

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