Tl;Dr Super Mega Space Blaster Special fun pick up and play shmup available on Steam for less than a dollar that also runs on Linux. I’ve paid heaps more for games I’ve played less. A compulsive fun title. Super Mega Space Blaster Special is a modern take on the retro arcade space shooter. It is a fast-paced frantic blast of a shoot โ€™em up (shmup) with bullet hell elements. Played…

Twitter 3.3M 200K 100k

June 4, 2019

Nothing of significance, but cool Twitter numbers 3.3 Million organic impressions in 28 days My first 200 Thousand day of organic impressions in a single day and I’m stoked to now have 10 Thousand followers Thank you to each of you for suffering my stream of consciousness

Good Omens

June 4, 2019

The latest Pratchett, and Gaiman, TV adaptation – Good Omens Good Omens, the genius of Pratchett’s with the twist of Gaiman, a collaboration made in heaven & hell. I find it hard to believe this was released in 1990, I’d been reading and collecting Pratchett novels before then, and this was my first intro to Gaiman So now 29 years later we finally have this high budget adaptation of the…

World Health Organization now classifify me, and, and I’m sure many others, as having a ‘gaming disorder’. TechRadar: World Health Organization officially classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness โ€œimpaired control over gaming […], increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences.โ€ Wait until the WHO look at…

No more mini bosses defeated today, but two new Sekiro prosthetic tools Where to find Mist Raven in Sekiro Hirata Estate – Bamboo Thicket Slope Idol You’ll find the Mist Raven’s Feathers inside a hidden temple. To access it, go up from the idol, grapple left and drop into a body of water. Swim past the bridge and then grapple to a branch. You’ll pick up an item and can…

I finally felt brave enough to load back up Sekiro ๐Ÿ™‚ I’d left it where I didn’t want to face the Lady Butterfly, and the Blazing Bull was wiping me out in seconds. My reluctance was due to me grinding to unlock skills, but I through Sen and Xp to the wind and bit the bullet. After I’d overcome my fear I got into my stride; running through levels like…

So something rather strange, although positive, has occurred this week; my Raspberry Pi hosted Python scripts are still sending out around 550 tweets each day, but the tweets are now receiving twice the number of twitter impressions ๐Ÿ™‚ As you can see from the chart, impressions have approximately doubled, from ~100 to ~200 thousand each day. This increases the last 28 days to 2.5 million organic impressions! I work with…

I picked this up What Remains of Edith Finch as one of the monthly games on the PlayStation Network for the PS4, and it’s been sat on my nav bar downloaded for a while. After reading a post on r/patientgamers the other day selling the story I thought I’d give it a try. I found it profound to say the least, but a fabulous medium to tell a story. I…

EIGHT DRAGONS is an old-school side-scrolling fighting game that takes the classic beat-’em-up action from the eighties and pushes the gameplay and story to a whole new level! There are two ways to play EIGHT DRAGONS – first as a straightforward arcade game. Put your team together, choose your characters and kick ass from one end of Scumville to the other, leaving no bad guy standing in your quest to…