Impressions of Broken Angels

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So I just finished Broken Angels, the sequel to Altered Carbon. Unlike its predecessor, Broken Angels lacks the pacing and twists that made Altered Carbon such a great read. The world of Takeshi Kovachs is still gritty, visceral and fascinating. From that aspect, it was a great ...

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Impressions of Altered Carbon

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I read Altered Carbon a few years back. I recently picked it up again to see if the novel was just as good as I remembered it. Well, I wasn’t disappointed. Altered Carbon still kicks ass. The premise behind the novels is basically this – ...

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Impressions of Mass Effect 3


I finally sat down years after Mass Effect 3 came out to finish Shepherd’s tale. I originally swore off Mass Effect 3 in a fit of rage at the game’s endings. Bioware somewhat amended that in the extended cut, by providing more information on what the hell the ...

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Impressions of Rocket League

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Rocket League is a game that’s had some good word-of-mouth, and there’s a reason for that: it’s fun. From Psyonix, the same team that brought us last year’s Nosgoth, Rocket League is an interesting blend of soccer and racing cars. ...

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Impressions of Brutal Doom (UPDATE)

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When I think of my early teenage years, two things come to mind – The Offspring’s Smash and Doom. The latter sparked my passion for first person shooters. The story, was minimal. But the gore and body count sure weren’t! ...

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XCOM: The Ballad of “Deadbolt” Moreno


Damn I love XCOM. I picked up Enemy Within this week, and like most Firaxis expansions, it adds a great level of depth and complexity to an already great game. I’m currently running Classic on Iron Man as I prepare myself for my sadistic foray into The Long ...

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On the Road – From Canada to Cordova (Part I)

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Hey all. For those few who were wondering where I’ve been, I haven’t gone away. I’ve just been on the road! It’s been an amazing journey. In six days, my wife and I went through Alberta, Canada to British Colombia, ...

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I Grok: Music


There’s no denying I’m a huge fan of Mad Max: Fury Road. The film is easily one of the best action movies I’ve seen since the original Matrix. Despite some amazing visuals and great action, what really stood out for me in Fury Road was the music. As ...

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Impressions of Mad Max: Fury Road

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I just got back from seeing Mad Max: Fury Road with the missus and man, was it good! For those who don’t know who Mad Max is, check out the original trilogy with Mel Gibson. In a nutshell, the world ...

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Impressions of Black Sails: Season 2 (Spoilers)

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So I finally had a chance to sit down and finish the second season of Black Sails. I liked the first season. But the second one blows it out of the water with the twists and turns. What I liked most about Season 2 ...

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