This is what Dark Souls has taught me about death

Death is different in Dark Souls. Echoing the advice Dave gave me when I first started playing, that death is not a failure state, I mean, sure, you did fail, either by being utterly outclassed and over-powered by a massive demon, by being over-confident in your abilities at taking on …

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Indie Game: The Movie

Stu recommended I watch this film. Thanks to Netflix (which I am loving, by the way), I watched it. I’ll pretty much echo Stu’s thoughts on it. These talented individuals who have devoted their lives to creating amazing videogames do not deserve the contempt which is levelled at them by …

Just write something so they know you’re still alive

Hi, still alive. The fitness targets I made are not going terribly well – I seem to have developed a monster appetite since stopping smoking, I’m really enjoying my food at the moment. Just need to tone it down a little, have some resolve. I’ve got a reasonably long to-do …

Been playing…

The Darkness. The lovely melatonin bought me this several years ago as a Secret Santa gift. I played it for a couple of hours, got bored, and stopped. Many years later I played Syndicate, a game by the same team that made The Darkness. Having loved Syndicate, I decided to …

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

If I could sum this game up in one sentence, it would be: Quite simply amazing. First, some history. Knowing where you’ve been helps you understand where you are. I did try to play the original Deus Ex on the PS2 – I didn’t get on with it. Edge sold …

SOMETHINGFEST ’11 gallery ~ melatonin version

That time we met up, this time from melatonin’s perspective. All photos taken by David Watson.

SOMETHINGFEST ’11 gallery

That time we met up again and had a great time. All photographs were taken by myself or Jane.

From the Forum: What is ration?

melatonin wrote: Elite Four done again. So much easier the second time round. You know you’re good when your biggest problem is PP usage rather than actually managing to win. Cynthia done also. Bitch. Guess there isn’t much else to do now really? I feel empty. Lost and Found wrote: …