Thoughts of the Moment Archive

Some “What If’s” from gaming history.. Part 1

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I recently picked up the Kindle version of Phoenix IV, the definitive history of console video games. It can be a bit dry, but wow, there was a lot of stuff that I didn’t know/remember, and I LIVED through that time. I let my my wander through and I

Twitch Streamer says he’d dare to commit someone to commit suicide.

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Popular Twitch Streamer Says, “I would dare Them to do it.” in Response to Suicide. This hit home with me, and sparked some rage. I go into why below.

Wot I Think: March 20th

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Cleaning out the cobwebs in the gamer’s mind is a must sometimes, so here’s some quick hits on my thoughts about Mass Effect: Andromeda’s release, OOTP18 and more.

Too many games to play!

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You know that you have too many games to play when you hear that the game you backed is going to be delayed from a March 15th Beta, and the feeling isn’t disappointment, it’s “Thank God”. But this summer’s going to be a good one.

F*** Cancer.

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I came across an article today, that is the most moving thing I’ve read in quite some time. A woman wrote an article about her husband, entitled “You may want to marry my husband”. She wrote it because she had days to live. It’s raw, it’s heartbreaking and it

PAX is here, but I’m not there…

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And this is my sad face. Although with the weather outside, this is also my warm face. As some of you know, I live just outside the city of Boston, where PAX East is taking place this week. I think it’s great.. but could they have it a BIT

Scooby (Fozzie) Doo where are you? (ow)

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Yeah, I went a few days without posting, that’s because I threw my back out and put my self on the MLB (Major League Blogging ;)) 15 day Disabled List. But It’ll take more then.. actually, I shouldn’t say that, don’t want to tempt fate.. so let’s say it

Pro Basketball Manager announces 2017 version, out in January

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Was checking out the latest releases in GamePress, and saw that a press release for a new version of the long running basketball sim. Press Release details and my thoughts below:

The most coveted game in NES history? It’s not what you think..

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Can you name the one game that NES collectors crave above all others? Nope, it’s not Tengen’s doomed release of Tetris (and that’s a story and a half to be told another time). It’s a little known game from 1987.. and people will pay $30,000 for it. More below.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Blah Tuesday?

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Well, there certainly is a lot of technology out there this past shopping weekend, but it doesn’t feel like there’s anything.. evolutionary yet to caused mass buying. Let’s look at some of the things released: