[Playing Things] The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild (And Da Flippin Switch)

Two weeks ago, I was ready to list my worthless video game collection on eBay and self-destruct this terrible blogger site. Now I truly feel blessed to have two glorious games in progress. I’m having loads of fun doing whatever the hell I feel like, and I laugh as I hear my powerless backlog monster clawing in vain at the seal on its cage. I’m going to enjoy this emotional high while I can, for what goes soaring up, usually comes crashing back down.… Read More [Playing Things] The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild (And Da Flippin Switch)

A Case Study of Amiibo Addiction

Overview Though not widely recognized within the medical community, Amiibo Addiction is a devastating disorder that affects nearly 1 in 4 Nintendo fans. Obsessive fanatics with a deep rooted childhood love for Nintendo characters are more susceptible to the disease. Fans with a predisposition toward liking cute things are more at risk of developing the advanced stages of… Read More A Case Study of Amiibo Addiction

Wednesday’s Weekly Wrap-Up (2017-01-25)

I now return to my regularly scheduled progress reports. When I think about it, my blog has been nothing but progress updates lately, with zero results. Oh well. When playing video games all the fun is in making the progress anyway. I do miss that sweet sense of virtual achievement that comes from beating a game though. Backlog Battle Progress… Read More Wednesday’s Weekly Wrap-Up (2017-01-25)

New Swag: Monster Hunter Wave 2 and Zelda 30th Anniversary Amiibo

Firstly, please accept my sincere apologies for my winter themed post last week. It seems I have inadvertently pissed off the cranky God of Winter and he hath unleashed his cold vengeance upon the upper portion of North America, even before the chilly season officially begins. I can’t feel my toes thanks to that damn polar vortex… Read More New Swag: Monster Hunter Wave 2 and Zelda 30th Anniversary Amiibo

Random Musings 3: Lest We Forget, Scoring A Classic, Glow In The Dark Amiibo

Please, never let this happen again! I’m going to start off with an unusually serious topic. In Canada, many people are given this sombre day off to reflect on the awful wars that have torn across our planet. Remembrance Day is a time to think about the great sacrifices our brave soldiers have made, in… Read More Random Musings 3: Lest We Forget, Scoring A Classic, Glow In The Dark Amiibo

New Swag: Monster Hunter Stories Amiibo (Wave 1)

Japan only Amiibo? No problem! Thanks to this wonderful global economy of ours, importing shiny plastic things is both affordable and easy. I may have crashed through the rock bottom of my Amiibo addiction with this purchase, but I need a full damn set of these things. Silly region specific releases aren’t going to stop this… Read More New Swag: Monster Hunter Stories Amiibo (Wave 1)

Random Musings 2: +10 Reflexes, That New Console Smell, and Moar Amiibo!

I think I owe video games my life… So a bit of real life drama happened to me last weekend. I was visiting my parents for the long weekend. They happen to live in an area as close to the middle of nowhere as possible, and I decided to take my Mom out for coffee. Unbeknownst to… Read More Random Musings 2: +10 Reflexes, That New Console Smell, and Moar Amiibo!