Happy 25th Gameboy-day!

So, the GameBoy is 25 years old today, what a way to make me feel old. I remember when I got my first Gameboy – although I can’t pinpoint the exact dates, I roughly know the period. I had left school, and finished college, it must have been between me …

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Goodbye 2013

So what happened in 2013 then? It was another mixed bag. The best thing ever happened: I stopped smoking. And I don’t even miss it. I’m not suffering from some black depression because I’m holding myself back from smoking my precious cigarettes, I’m not deluding myself by switching to an …

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: …

Reading list for August

LOL GOT YOU! I’ve not read anything for months, mainly because we’ve not bought any new books. Instead, I’ve been playing videogames. I’ll be honest – I’m struggling a bit with Pokémon Emerald. It’s not the difficulty, it’s just the slog. The areas seem a lot farther apart in this …

Fighting fire with fire

This is all about Firefight, the super cool mode on Halo 3: ODST where you are in an arena and wave after wave of Covenant rush at you, shooting their futuristic neon laser guns in your direction. It was going to be about Pokémon, I figured I’d not written about …

My Pokémon adventure continues…

…and I’m still thoroughly enjoying it. I’ve just beat the final Gym and am gearing up to the Victory Road/Indigo Plateau finale. I enjoyed the three little islands that weren’t in the original Red and Blue, although it was a pretty slight diversion. I’ve caught all three Legendary birds, defeated …