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What Is Up With Dragon Age Inquisition?

In the last few weeks I’ve been playing Dragon Age Inquisition. I’ve probably put about 30 hours into the game at this point, if I remember the timer on my savefiles right. Because of certain issues I’ve played like a few hours a day rather than playing in any huge chunks like I’m liable to do with RPGs, and that’s what we’re here to talk about today.

Boring logo.

See, I was fairly stunned with how poor some of the design decisions in Inquisition are, and for the past week I’ve had this growing urge to talk more about the technical and mechanical issues I have faced with the game. This article won’t be touching the story or characters or anything like that.

Additionally, I went into Inquisition right after completing Dragon Age 2 for the second time, so I have a very fresh basis for comparison.

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League of Legends – Sensible Champions Lists update 5

Well, this has been a while, hasn’t it? Figured I should get one done before it got way out of hand. I… honestly don’t know if there has been any re-vamps since my last update, but feel free to let me know and I’ll do another, shorter update. I have also added a collection page for all my LoL related posts.

I can't think of a new joke right now, it's leagues beyond me.

So let’s just get into it, shall we?

You can find the full posts here: FemaleMale 1Male 2

All artwork below accredited to Riot Games.

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League of Legends – Sensible Champions Lists update 4

Another update so quickly? Why yes indeed. I have to go where my inspiration takes me. It’s a pretty short one this time though. This is the small, but costly in time, update I was talking about, where I’ll update all the posts with links to full-size images.

A plan for a knock-off called 'Cult of Comrades'.

Since there doesn’t seem to full-size images for some of the older small shots I’m using, I’ll also be updating to the newest small shots for all champions. Not a big change for you readers, but it took a bit of time to work out.

You can find the full posts here: FemaleMale 1Male 2

All artwork below accredited to Riot Games.

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League of Legends – Sensible Champions Lists update 3

I still feel like I’m stuck in rut with regards to writing, so I grasp at inspiration wherever it comes from. So when someone linked a new beta Riot League site to me with fully up-to-date pictures and descriptions for all champions currently in the game, I looked it over and could feel the writing itch tingle in the back of my skull.

Did I already do a 'League of Extraordinary Legends' joke?

As normal, I will update the main lists with the stuff I put in here, and also preserve any old descriptions that are being phased out in this update post.

You can find the full posts here: FemaleMale 1Male 2

All artwork below accredited to Riot Games.

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Bioshock: Infinite – An Opinionated Analysis

So Bioshock: Infinite happened, and it’s been discussed to all hell and back. There’s really not much left for me to do but offer my own view of the game, and probably just say again what has been said elsewhere.

Removing Elizabeth from the front cover to appeal to frat boys, dear lords...

I had fun with Bioshock: Infinite. I’m not ashamed to admit that. It did a lot of things right. It kept me in my chair. I left it feeling like it was time well spent. However, it is certainly not a perfect game. It has issues. No doubt about that. Still, it deserves to be lauded for its good parts, as much as it should be critiqued for the bad ones. And I’m sure what is good and what is bad about it will never really be agreed upon.

Warning: Some spoilers ahead.

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League of Legends – Sensible Champions Lists update 2

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve touched this, though all three articles still bring in a lot of views to my blog.

If they do a sequel they can call it '20 000 Leagues of Legends Under The Sea'.

But Riot have now been gracious enough to update their official Champions list, so I figured I’d take a look at the changes, and the two new additions: Quinn and Zac.

Before I get to those though, I’d like to have a look at Karma’s revamp, and also check out any updated portraits for other Champions.

You can find the full posts here: FemaleMale 1Male 2

All artwork below accredited to Riot Games.

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Command & Conquer News: Tim Orton Interview

Hoo boy, I certainly didn’t expect to find this when I woke up this morning. VG247 have run a piece with a video¬†regarding the upcoming Command & Conquer. They spoke with senior development director Tim Orton, and got some answers regarding how the new thing will work.

While I am somewhat hesitant to give more attention to EA’s necromantic efforts to keep this franchise going, I did find the video interesting enough to do some commentary on what is shown and what is said. So I’ll be going through the video to see what it has to tell us.

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Dead Space 3 – Sorta Review

So Dead Space 3 went up for sale a few weeks back, and I got it a little over a week ago and played through it in the following week. I was even so lucky as to win a contest that gave me two full sets of DLC codes, so I played with everything unlocked. So my experience might have been a little different from the average player. (It should be noted that the sarcastic voice pack for the scavenger bots is pretty amazing.)

SHINY! Hard to get a good screenie of this one.

The third game in the Dead Space series was again developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts. You can get it on XBox 360, Playstation 3 and PC, which is the version I played. I’ve also only played the single-player so far, but I have plans to do the co-op later, and might do a small post on that if it’s warranted.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines – A Work Of Art

Haha, you thought I meant the game, didn’t you? No no no, not at all. From everything I’ve seen, and I’ve seen a lot by now, the game is absolutely rancid. I was planning to get it, but I’ve called off that idea after seeing so many awful reviews.

Om nom nom!

But in the midst of all the lambasting, there was a certain review that stood out. Brandon Justice of EGM Now wrote this review, and it is a piece of art. It is absolutely amazing, and I want to go over the thing and show you all the ways it rocks.

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League of Legends – Sensible Champions Lists update 1

Since I made my original lists, there have been a few more champions added to here, so it was suggested that I should do a little update post on the new ones.

Not fancy, but it'll have to do.

I have since added two new female champions: Nami and Vi; and one new male/monster champion: Thresh. I have also reclassified Ezreal, and you can find the new descriptions for all four below.

The full posts can be found here: FemaleMale 1Male 2

All artwork below accredited to Riot Games.

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