Romancing the Game: My Digital Loves

I didn’t even know romance was a thing in games until Alistair Theirin gave my Warden a rose. I had suspected he was sweet on her up until then, but that one gesture was above and beyond what I had experienced before – which was a big fat nothing because I didn’t know romance wasContinue reading “Romancing the Game: My Digital Loves”

Downloading a Vacation

I don’t often buy and/or play extra downloaded content for games. Basically, I’m cheap. I don’t want to pay any more than I already have. More usually it’s a matter of having spent upward of 150 hours exploring the world and being done. I want to move on to the next game. I also haveContinue reading “Downloading a Vacation”

Gaming: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Warning: I’ve tried not to spoil the game, but if you haven’t played it, or finished it, you may want to stop reading now. 🙂 I’ve been looking forward to Wild Hunt since I finished Assassin of Kings. I was keen to continue Geralt’s story and to see what CD Projekt Red could do toContinue reading “Gaming: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”

Review: The Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski

  Not quite the epic journey of the first collection, but perhaps a little more heart. The Sword Of Destiny is the second collection of stories by Andrzej Sapkowski following the adventures of the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia. The release of this volume has been highly anticipated, not just because there will never be enoughContinue reading “Review: The Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski”

Review: The Last Wish

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski Geralt of Rivia is a witcher—acquired (stolen?) as a child and subjected to a form of mutation. Witchers are fed toxins and undergo rituals. The survivors develop immunity to the toxins and gain certain abilities as a result. They are designed for a single purpose—the hunt and slaughter ofContinue reading “Review: The Last Wish”