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The Banner Saga – Sorta Review

I had my eye on this for a while. I am of viking heritage, this game is viking-ish. Logical connection, right?

All the pretties.

I am at that point where I rarely, if ever, buy games sight-unseen, though. So I investigated. Looked at people playing it. Read up on it. Deliberated. Is this a thing I’d like? And I will in honesty say it wasn’t always a sure thing. The combat system gave me a weird vibe. The choices and dialogue seemed to have a certain vindictive streak about it. People talked of gotcha moments. And yet… I couldn’t deny that I wanted it. I wanted The Banner Saga. So about a week after launch I gave in and bought it.

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Fire Emblem: Awakening – Sorta Review

One of my obsessions during my absence from the blog has been the new Fire Emblem: Awakening for the 3DS.

RAAWWWRR- hey, you're going the wrong way there.

Getting a copy was not as easy as I had hoped. Norway was woefully under-supplied, apparently because no one had anticipated the demand, according to shop people. Still, I found one eventually. In a toy store of all things. This article will be light on pictures, because I am not professional (or unprofessional) enough to start photographing my 3DS. So I just nicked a few shots from Google Image Search. My apologies to those affected.

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