Am I too old for this? Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman looking out across the city.

Music in pubs and restaurants is too loud and apparently all my childhood toys are being made into terrible movies. I guess I must be getting old. To test what effect this has had on my appetite for serious gaming, I'm throwing myself into new gaming experiences. This time around: Batman, Arkham Knight, on PC.

So... yeah. Hmm. Really not sure so far.

Monday 4th of December 2017

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How to work with developers

A huge wall of post-it notes, image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/quique_fs/5171770977/

Managing or working with developers if you're not one yourself can be challenging. You may not understand what they do or how they do it, or even the words they use when they try to explain it. But don't worry. Here is some advice for non-developers on how to work alongside the techies in your team.

Wednesday 8th of November 2017

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The desolation of Skyrim

Screenshot from Skyrim showing a bored looking player

Contrary to earlier evidence and all likelihood, I've managed to become quite involved in the world of Skyrim over the past year and a bit, racking up a fairly hefty 90 plus hours in its digital depths. My character is heavily armed and equipped with all the perks and skills I could possibly want, and I have explored almost the entire land and completed much of the game. I am, however, at a tipping point.

Saturday 9th of September 2017

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An open letter to Amazon about the closure of Lovefilm

A torn Lovefilm envelope. Image shamelessly stolen from http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-08-15-dvd-and-blu-ray-rental-service-lovefilm-by-post-to-be-closed-forever-on-halloween

Dear Amazon,

Please don't close Lovefilm down.

Yes, it many ways it was archaic, inefficient and probably not very profitable. Yes, it was literally written as LOVEFiLM and navigating the homepage without the mouse triggering those popups and making the screen jump to the wrong place was a frustrating affair, but please don't close it down.

I don't have another way of watching movies.

Monday 21st of August 2017

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