General

The Hunt : A Job for 2021

So I’m on the job hunt again. Being made redundant at the end of 2020. Funny thing is, it’s not because of Covid-19. Oh well. Shit happens. So I’ve been applying like crazy to anything that I’d be suited to with my skillset. Process is : Find suitable job listing Compare requirements to my skill…

Gaming

Microsoft Acquire Zenimax (inc Bethesda)

Iconic games portfolio, publishing expertise, and world-class talent accelerates growth in Microsoft’s Gaming business REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — More than three billion people on the planet play games for fun, escape, and human connection. Unlike any other medium, games empower people to engage in creativity, strategic thinking and teamwork, immersing them into interactive stories…

Gaming

Cyberpunk 2077 : Night City Wire Episode 3

During the third episode of Night City Wire, CD PROJEKT RED premiered new video featurettes discussing select aspects of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077, including the game’s world and gangs. Postcards from Night City is all about presenting never-before-seen locations and new personalities from the world of Cyberpunk 2077, along with extra slices of lore behind the most vivid and…

Geek

Lego Osprey – Why so much ?

Lego recently shipped a new Technics set to retailers – however have since recalled as many as they can……. the set – LEGO Technic 42113 Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Helicopter. Why ? Because its “war/weapon” related – Lego has a policy of not releasing realistic war/weapon related items. Which is great to keep the image…

Geek

“Get off the line…..”

Are you old enough to remember the good old BBS days ? If so the title above would ring some bells. I honestly cannot remember how old I was when I got into BBS’s, but had my Amiga 500+ with a USR Courier 14.4k modem, and loved it. The ability to ring a (usually) local…

Gaming

Lost and Found : Sim Refinery

If you’re over the age of 40, and a gamer, you will know the name “Maxis” and the “Sim” series of games…. Recently someone uploaded a prototype copy of a “lost/forgotten” Sim game, Sim Refinery to Archive.org – as the name suggests, its an oil refinery simulator. After a short time, it was removed by…

Music

Like A Storm : New song and updates

Like a Storm have released a new song to some fans via email in the last 48 hours, and gave a sneak preview of the lyrics video for the song today during a Zoom session. While I cannot link/offer the MP3 or video at this time (hey, they asked us not to), I can let…

Gaming

The Perfect Act

Over the years, games have reached (and in some cases surpassed) the quality of stories and characters in modern movies, leaving some players wanting more interaction with a certain character, and for those into it, cosplaying as that character. I am NOT the latter – sorry. 🙂 Take for example the three primary characters in…

Geek

One Set Of Rules…except for you.

I use torrents to obtains some files I require (come on, who can say they don’t, regardless if its legit or not) and generally do not have any problems. Except for one site I visit. They employ a ratio system to ensure files are kept alive long as possible – you seed for 72 hours…