Monthly Archives: October 2011

Civilization V: One year on

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Civilization V

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Civilization V  Last night, I sat down to play Civilization V for the first time in most of a year. There have been a lot of patches in that time, … Continue reading

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Anime review: Last Exile

“It’s the dawn of the Golden Age of Aviation on planet Prester, and retro-futuristic sky vehicles known as vanships dominate the horizon. Claus Valca – a flyboy born with the right stuff – and his fiery navigator Lavie are fearless … Continue reading

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Demon’s Souls: Progress, progress, progress

This is part 2 of my series on Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls.   1. Co-op: misery loves company 2. Progress, progress, progress 3. What difficulty in Demon’s Souls has to do with behavioural finance 4. Impressions of Dark Souls … Continue reading

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TV review: BOSS

Criminals of Tokyo, watch out! The Special Crime Countermeasures Unit, led by American-trained Inspector Osawa, is on the job! There are just a few flies in the ointment. Osawa’s superiors hate her. To form her squad, she’s been given the … Continue reading

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Demon’s Souls: Misery loves company

  This is part 1 of my series on Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls.   1. Co-op: misery loves company 2. Progress, progress, progress 3. What difficulty in Demon’s Souls has to do with behavioural finance 4. Impressions of Dark … Continue reading

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