Blog 663: Darksiders

Well, it is crimbo after all; it just wouldn’t be right if I didn’t get some games to play. I’ve been in the mood for some meaty third-person action-RPG… action… for a while now, narrowly staving off another replay of Venetica with my annual festiveĀ UT2004 campaign.

I had heard over previous years that Darksiders was supposed to be quite good, and while perusing potential gift ideas I spotted a double pack containing it, its sequel and all their DLC packs — so I made the call to Santa and he dutifully obliged. (Clearly I have been a good boy this year.)

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Blog 519: Combo Model

So I mentioned a while ago that I got Black Phantom for my birthday. It somehow — somehow — escaped my notice that Black Phantom can be combined with another model to make… another model. Perhaps this is because I didn’t get half a bonus instruction set, but rather a cryptic message telling me to hit the Lego website.

Well, the site has been hit and the bonustructions downloaded, so let’s see if this combo model lazily fizzles out at a Double Kill or will reach a HOLY SHIT greater than the sum of its parts…

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Blog 448: The Club

It’s not often that life gives you free games.

Digital download games, sure, but… Well, if it’s free… Okay, I’ve turned down free things before — let’s add the caveat and you’re actually interested in the item on offer

PC World launched a new digital download service t’other day. Because one of my colleagues is a master of scamming free stuff, he alerted me to the fact that the first 10,000 people to register accounts got four free games. Four free games?

Yeah. Four free games, at least two of which I actually had some interest in playing! Sounds like a deal. Digital download only, but hell, they’re free (not counting the money we’ll have to fork over for breaching our monthly data allowance, mind you).

First up: The Club

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