XCOM 2: Long War 2 Guide and Tips (Spoiler-Free)

I love XCOM 2 and have got pretty good at it over the years.  All that experience didn’t make winning at Long War 2 (a semi-official full-conversion mod for the game) any easier though.  Lots of failure and knuckle-biting near misses meant it’s taken me a while to win a campaign.  There were loads of things I’d wish I’d known before I started that would either have made it easier or made some of the choices I was making clearer.  So here’s a dump of all my hard-won experience;  it might help you survive a few months longer…. Continue reading “XCOM 2: Long War 2 Guide and Tips (Spoiler-Free)”

Getting Started with TitanFall 2 Multiplayer

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”

An Englishman in California, Day 18: Blizzard HQ, Home

Our revels now are ended.  Home again today.  California has been fantastic and we’re sad to go but we have time for one more cool visit on the way to the airport…p1070205 Continue reading “An Englishman in California, Day 18: Blizzard HQ, Home”

An Englishman in California, Day 17: Disneyland, The Magic Kingdom

A bitter-sweet day today;  our last full day in California but we get to go to The Magic Kingdom!img_0787 Continue reading “An Englishman in California, Day 17: Disneyland, The Magic Kingdom”

An Englishman in California, Day 16: Disneyland, Downtown Disney

We were all a bit tired today;  probably the frenetic pace catching up with us.  So, a day of shopping was in order 🙂 Continue reading “An Englishman in California, Day 16: Disneyland, Downtown Disney”

An Englishman in California, Day 15: Disneyland, California Adventure

Woohoo!  Another surprise announcement for the girls;  we were ending our holiday in Disneyland.  And so, it begins…. Continue reading “An Englishman in California, Day 15: Disneyland, California Adventure”

An Englishman in California, Day 14: Las Vegas To Los Angeles

Yay!  Feeling better.  Got another day of driving though, retracing our steps to Los Angeles. Continue reading “An Englishman in California, Day 14: Las Vegas To Los Angeles”