I didn’t get a chance to see the movie when it came out in theaters but after hearing the immediate panning, I pretty much was glad in missing it. However, after checking out the latest X-Men on iTunes, I decided to give this movie a shot because I still wanted to see it…..
…and I immediately regretted it.
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I won’t lie and say that I didn’t want to be part of the whole hype train burgeoning around the Pokemon Go craze when it first started. However, it took me at least three days of logging on and off before I could even register because of the server instability. Once I managed to bypass that load of crock, I was less than impressed by this nonsensical piece of garbage.
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I don’t want to come off as a hater of this game. Quite the contrary, I want to like this game but in general, I just am not an FPS type of person. Certainly, I am not a moba type of player either, both of which seem to be combined in this game. But because that’s the focus of this game, I pretty much ended up avoiding this game entirely.
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While I probably should start off the series with an earlier version of Heroes of Might and Magic, I wanted to do 5 first mostly because I don’t recall enough of the earlier versions where I could belt out a fair review. However, I played 5 fairly extensively and had it on my list of games I wanted to review for a while. It wasn’t the best overall in the series nor the most polished, but I enjoyed it nonetheless.
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The more I write anything about the troll portion of my novel, the more I struggle. I find myself less and less motivated to write it because it’s awkward and very difficult to write. There’s some severely controversial parts but the real problem is consistency along with endless spawns of ideas.
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Pools of Darkness was the fourth and last game in the Forgotten Realms gold box series, sending the players into ultimate high level game play. I believe The Dark Queen of Krynn also allowed for high level game play, but the setting for that game was in the Dragonlance realm. This one is set in the Forgotten Realms but most of the action occurs on the various planes that the player must traverse.
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I haven’t really blogged since I quit World of Warcraft a little while back on the topic of World of Warcraft. Despite the fact that I did purchase Legion, I really have zero intention of playing it, at least for now. Many people have sung praise over the expansion, the launch being one of their better (or best yet) launches while the content is plentiful. I’ve watched streamers and believe that the game does look appealing. Nonetheless, the game may not be for me.
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One of the earliest CRPGs, this game is a classic. By today’s standards, the graphics are horribly outdated but it certainly established the scrolling combat and 3D dungeon crawling genre back in the 80s for CRPGs. It’s also one of those games that every hardcore old school CRPG gamer probably tried at one time.
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Ultima 5 probably had one of the most endearing stories in CRPG history. It took the virtues that were setup in Ultima 4 and inversed them to create an oppressive universe. Rather than seeking enlightenment, you seek to uncover the disappearance of Lord British while learning about his successor, Lord Blackthorne, who has perverted the teachings of virtues.
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This is the last of the great Ultima games as the last two were buggy disasters with poor stories. Unfortunately, for myself I wasn’t able to play this one on release due to hardware requirements. Also, I must admit to not finishing it for a variety of reasons. Some feel that this might be the be the best in the entire series, but I tend to disagree.
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