I’ve recently moved house and have a bit less space for my work / play desk (a huge, deep table-top). Additionally, I’ve been doing a lot more typing on it (loads of PowerShell in my current job!) and I’ve been finding it more uncomfortable sitting at it typing for long periods.
Last, I’ve recently gotten a large, wide-screen monitor and it’s footprint was eating up a large amount of the desk-space I had.
So, after a bit of reading and hunting around, I got myself an Obutto Revolution. Continue reading “Obutto Revolution Desk / Cockpit Review + Construction Tips”
TitanFall 2 is a brilliant FPS that I loved playing for the campaign. The multiplayer modes are great too but can take a bit of adjusting to. It’s strongly tied to movement with loads of tricks and quirks for doing awesomely cool things. Unfortunately what that meant for me starting out was I got killed repeatedly by other people doing awesomely cool things while I flailed about randomly.
So here’s a few tips in how to get started, do decently in games and not just be a slightly more-animated target dummy. Continue reading “Getting Started with TitanFall 2 Multiplayer”
I’ve been playing computer games a long time and for most of that time I’ve been playing games on a PC. While I was clearing out some old stuff I found some relics of the old days 🙂 Continue reading “1.44 Megabytes of PC Gaming Nostalgia”
The original Planescape: Torment is one of my 3 favourite games of all time. The actual order of the three varies a bit depending on which cool bits I remember and how I’m feeling at the time but Torment is probably on the top-spot the most.
I kickstarted Tides of Numenera immediately; a spiritual successor to my (mostly) favourite game of all time ? Yes please!
It’s taken a while, but it’s here. Yay! And I’ve played it! Double-yay! And now, I’ve finished it. Boo.
Here’s some thoughts about it… Continue reading “Torment: Tides of Numenara Spoiler-Free Review”
This has been broken for me for months, but recently I found a fix. Using the Steam application, all you can do is browse your library. The store, community, forums etc; all don’t work. If you use Big Picture mode, everything is great. If you use a normal browser, everything is great.
Steam support gave up after a couple of suggestions. But after working through many possible fixes, I worked out what was wrong. Continue reading “Fixes for the Steam Stuck at a Blank Screen Issue”
I spend lots of time playing Elite. I’ve been playing since release and I’m still learning stuff about it. Which is great, as there’s always something new to discover.
But if you’re new to the game, it can seem a bit intimidating. I remember being overwhelmed when I first started playing with some disastrous results…
So if you’re starting from fresh, what’s a good start? Continue reading “How to Get Started In Elite: Dangerous”
Still playing a lot of Elite Dangerous, though I’ve improved a bit as a pilot since my initial forays….
It’s an amazing game to just fly around in. The flight model is top-notch and the galaxy is realistically modelled. The next best thing to being there (minus the asphyxiation and explosive decompression too!). I finally took a trip to the alien ruins that have been discovered and exploring them using the Vive was stunning; a very cool, creepy atmosphere that the pics don’t do justice to. Worth a trip!
Here’s a few screenshots. Continue reading “Elite Dangerous Photos”