Tag: video games

Pokémon League Badges: Adding flair to your gaming

Pokémon League Badges: Adding flair to your gaming
It’s been a while since I’ve played a Pokémon game from beginning, to the Elite Four, and beyond. The last Pokémon game I played in it’s entirety was Heart Gold. My husband and I usually play Pokémon together. We played Heart Gold and Soul Silver together, while we were dating and living in different states... Read more »

Pokémon X and Y: First Impression

Pokémon X and Y: First Impression
I haven’t been hooked on a Pokémon game since Heart Gold and Soul Silver in 2010. I started to play Pokémon Black about a year ago, which has an amazing story, but I think the lack of familiar Pokémon made me less excited to “catch ’em all.” For the story alone, I do want to go back and... Read more »

Starbound: My First Beta-Test Video Game

This was after 5hrs. of playing with my first character.
I’m married to a gamer who has introduced me to loads of awesome new games that can eat away hours of my free time. I’ve seen my husband play a lot of indie computer games that he’s purchased through Steam, but I never created an account myself. Steam is this amazing digital platform that serves... Read more »

Costumes of C2E2 2012

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is just a memory now, and I had a blast! The convention floor was impressive. There were plenty of vendors, artist, and celebrity guests. From a cosplayers perspective, two things I loved right away were the changing rooms, and the wider aisle on the convention floor. Last year,... Read more »

Dragon Age: Redemption Trailer (ft. Felicia Day)

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Redemption is a six-part web series set in the world of the Bioware RPG Dragon Age. The series tells the story of Tallis, an Elvish assassin, who gets a last chance at redemption when she’s sent to capture a rogue Qunari mage intent on wreaking havoc in the world. The series launches October 11th. I... Read more »

I love Dragon Quest IX

Available after completing Quest #118. I couldn't find a throrough description of these characters, but they can use Fans, Whips, Boomerangs, and Shields as far was weapons go. Their other skills seem to be related to their charm and personality.
Life has been pretty busy lately, and books and video games have been my recent escape. Sunday, my boyfriend and I started playing Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies. Dragon Quest IX is a role playing fantasy adventure game. Originally my boyfriend gave me this game for the Nintendo DS for Christmas, but... Read more »

12 Geek Gifts for Under $20

$19.99 at ThinkGeek.com
Christmas is just around the corner, and I know there are a lot of last minute shoppers out there. When shopping for the geek in your life, you don’t always have to go for expensive electronics. Being a geek myself, I can tell you that we enjoy unique and interesting gifts. For the most part,... Read more »

FREE Play Event at MagiQuest Yorktown

I was just informed that MagiQuest Yorktown will be having a Free Play Day this Saturday December 4, 2010! MagiQuest is a very awesome interactive live action video game that I’ve recently fallen in love with. To see photos and a full recap of my first MagiQuest experience click here for that blog entry. All... Read more »

A Magi's journey into the land of York

My boyfriend chose the Ice Dragon Wand, which has excellent range. It goes well with the Dark Gem Topper
MagiQuest Entrance (magiquestchicago.com) For the last two weeks, I have been obsessed with MagiQuest, the live action interactive video game experience. If you are unfamiliar with MagiQuest, you can read all about it in my first blog. Over the weekend, my boyfriend Mike and I had the pleasure of visiting this wonderful world of MagiQuest... Read more »

Dating for Geeks

Dating in general is a complicated game, with rules and signals I’ve never been able to fully comprehend. For geeks and nerds (like myself), dating can be even more difficult. Geeks take their hobbies very seriously, and other people don’t always get it. I can only speak from personal experience, but I find it difficult... Read more »