Once upon a time I made a blog about video games. And this is what's left of it (mostly tweets).

1 August

I wish I could know how many people have posted high scores for each song in Beat Saber. Can’t brag about being between 1,100 and 1,300 on all my favorite songs on Expert if I don’t know for sure that it isn’t out of 1,500.

2 August

@thedextriarchy:

tl;dr I would be extremely into Elon Musk hiring Ken Levine to produce a vanity FPS/RPG where Musk is some Andrew Ryan-style philosophy-spouting villain on Mars

3 August

Finally just gave the unofficial Beat Saber track editor a try.

Well, looks like I’ll wait for the official editor.

8 August

@britishgaming:

There’s a great feature in Far Cry 5 where if you skip some quest giver’s dialogue, they’ll give you a super quick TL:DR rundown of what you need to do.

9 August

@GavinDYoung:

Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s exploration difficulty settings go beyond toggling HUD markers and actually change the world art - I love it! More great accessibility details here [bit.ly]. Keep up the good work, @EidosMontreal!

@britishgaming:

Nice! Shadow of the Tomb Raider lets you independently select the combat, exploration, and puzzle difficulty - to get rid of visual cues and puzzle hints, without making the combat harder. [tombraider.square-enix-games.com]

When Unavowed gives you a game-halting moral choice in a situation where it makes no sense for the world to wait for you, the NPCs keep talking among themselves behind the prompt in order to delay the action and it’s the most beautiful thing.

Also how did the industry go through three decades of point-and-click development and it’s still a notable innovation that Unavowed lets you “look” at objects by just hovering the mouse over them.

10 August

@Pentadact:

Me, endlessly: Explain your game!

Rockstar: does it like they’re selling a high-end boat

Me: OK no that does kill it, let’s all go back to being infuriatingly opaque.

[youtube.com] .

There is nothing I find appealing in the Red Dead trailer except for how well the horses are modeled and animated, but then that video did go out of its way not to be exciting. (And I don’t care for westerns. And I Rockstar has moved away from nice, human stories.)

@egeusz:

#spaceshipthings #showerthoughts #conceptart #whynot

My headset went black in the middle of a Beat Saber session and I was too scared of what I’d find (what with all the sweat) to troubleshoot before leaving for the weekend 😰

13 August

This looks to be another awesome card game I’ll never get any of my friends interested in

Similar to a team building exercise I’ve had (count from 1 to 20 out loud, as a group, one person at a time, eyes closed), with thankfully a bit more information.

15 August

Dammit. Someone’s introduced Overwerk on Beat Saver before I got a chance to. And the beatmap is no good.

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