Unsure about buying The Division after playing the beta

I played the beta of Tom Clancy’s The Division on PS4 over the weekend (not sure why they need to keep flogging poor old deceased Tom Clancy to promote the game, but I understand Red Storm Entertainment was involved). I liked it quite a bit. It was atmospheric and tense, and I felt like I . . . → Read More: Unsure about buying The Division after playing the beta

Started the Destiny King’s Fall Raid on Hard Mode

Last night, thanks to a great bunch of Guardians, I managed to take my roughly 300 light level Titan in the hard mode raid in Destiny. While I was clearly the weakest player, we managed to do quite well up to the Deathsinger sisters. So this is not an article about the raid per se, . . . → Read More: Started the Destiny King’s Fall Raid on Hard Mode

What did I play last night? Destiny, of course…

This is an example of how far my Destiny mental illness/addiction has progressed:

Last night when I got home from work, I had a few minutes to kill before dinner. I sat down at the PS4 and thought “I’d like to play Elder Scrolls Online, but I’m concerned I don’t have enough time to clear . . . → Read More: What did I play last night? Destiny, of course…

Left Behind in Destiny

I’ve been playing a lot of Destiny. Really, too much Destiny. But I’ve become left out of end-game content, because of (presumably) unintended consequences of choices made by Bungie’s designers. They’ve had to deal with unintended consequences before: they made a couple of neat hand cannons, The Last Word and Thorn. They were so good . . . → Read More: Left Behind in Destiny

Yes, Damn It, Destiny: The Taken King is Good!

Destiny’s The Taken King expansion has revitalized the game and addicted me again, hence the “damn it” in the title. I was doing so well at enjoying other games and going days or even a week without launching Destiny. But now that The Taken King has come out, it’s an obsession just like Destiny was . . . → Read More: Yes, Damn It, Destiny: The Taken King is Good!

Had fun in Destiny’s Iron Banner

Despite my attempts to avoid Destiny, I played a bit of Iron Banner over the weekend. My goal was to get to get the Felwinter’s Lie shotgun, which meant I needed to get to Rank 4. I got to Rank 3 easily enough on Sunday, but decided to wait until Monday night to get the . . . → Read More: Had fun in Destiny’s Iron Banner

Still gaming, just not writing enough

I’ve been too silent on here for too long. I’ve been playing lots of games, but I haven’t been writing my impressions of them, and oh boy do I have impressions to share. So I’ll try to write more frequently about some of the games I mention here.

I’ve finally broken Destiny’s hold on me, . . . → Read More: Still gaming, just not writing enough

Gave Destiny another try. Why, oh why did I try?

Because one of my friends wanted to help me try to get Fatebringer, a great handcannon only available from the Templar in the Venus raid, I gave Destiny another shot. I recruited another friend who has yet to get a Gjallarhorn rocket launcher, so she hoped to get it from the Gorgon maze chest. As . . . → Read More: Gave Destiny another try. Why, oh why did I try?

Loving Dragon Age: Inquisition, trying Borderlands on PS4, avoiding Destiny

So last week, when Bungie announced that they were going to adjust weapons yet again (read “nerf” for the good ones), I sent a snarky tweet that I would have more time to play other games. Well, I mean it. I’ve avoided Destiny since then and will not play much. I’m not specifically upset about . . . → Read More: Loving Dragon Age: Inquisition, trying Borderlands on PS4, avoiding Destiny

A couple of relaxing evenings playing Destiny

After last week’s rush to experience all the new things in Destiny’s second DLC expansion, I’ve been taking it easy this week, which means I’m more relaxed and less stressed while playing.

For the last two nights, I’ve been playing with a friend from LOTRO (and her husband one of the evenings). We’ve just been . . . → Read More: A couple of relaxing evenings playing Destiny