Squares 2

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. An old RF favourite today, it’s Squares 2! This is a reaction-based, arcade style survival game in which you control a black square and you have to avoid red squares. Survive for as long as you can, or go …

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Sitrep

That’s short for situation report, which is what this post is intending to be as it’s been over a week since my last post, which is well naughty of me. Where am I right now? Well, smack bang in the middle of a bunch of ideas. I recently bought a …

Our Honeymoon – Day 6

We went to Torquay on day six. There was a lack of good shops and/or arcades – I distinctly remember there being a good arcade here a couple of years ago. We went on the big wheel this time, it was quite good to see the town from that angle. …

Holiday 2011: Day 6

We went to Torquay on day six. This was one of my favourite days. Myrtle was obsessed with finding a Marks and Spencers in Torquay. I’m not sue why when we have a couple not too far away from where we live. The shopping area in Torquay was really nice, …

Holiday 2011: Day 1

Holiday! I got up at 5am so I could jump in the shower first (I must have a shower every morning – I get terribly sweaty at night), and be ready for the designated 7am departure time. Funny – 5am is my usual Saturday morning wake-up time, so it wasn’t …

MGM – I just did a Super Combo!!!

Now, before you read this, bear in mind that Super Street Fighter II had only just been released. I’d never played it, and I’d never even attempted doing TWO quarter circle forward motions and then hitting ALL THREE kick buttons at once. One day we went to Lazer Quest in …

MGM – Ridge Racer on holiday

After leaving school, it must’ve been 1994 or thereabouts, I went on holiday to Burnham-on-Sea with my best friend and his Mum and Dad. In between getting smashed on Newcastle Brown Ale and being accused of rape (another story for another time), we spent a lot of time in the …