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Nothin' like a good BONE! (NSFW)

Posted by Mike Diakuw On 2010-06-30 1 comments

...but really only if there are dogs at hand

I've Totally Been There

Posted by Mike Diakuw On 0 comments

PVP can be really hit or (mostly) miss. This was a palpable hit.
Sometimes too much knowledge can really beat the kid out of you.

A Model of the Heavens

Posted by Kyro Sk On 2010-06-29 1 comments


For those who don't live outside of town....

Conan the Musical

Posted by James Davie On 1 comments

Hit the link to hear the musical story of Conan.

You can "hear the lamentation of their women" sung.
No really, it's funny!

Freakin Awesome

Posted by Selbonaut On 2010-06-26 1 comments

Bravo Colete Piscine

Posted by Kyro Sk On 3 comments

It doesn't matter where I found this, but it perfectly sums up why the internet is the end of the world. I am flabbergasted by how strongly I agree with the Special 'O' comment.

Rock Band 3 With A Real F'ing Guitar!!

Posted by James Davie On 2010-06-16 3 comments

It's E3 time again and all the gaming media are crammed into a crowded convention center to see the next wave of digital money-grabs.

Announced this week was Rock Band 3, available for a premium spot under your Christmas tree later this year. They completely redesigned the game from the ground up and it looks pretty swanky. Vocal harmonies are integrated (as experienced on the Beatles Rock Band), a keyboard is introduced, all the previous songs from earlier Rock Bands can be imported, a Pro Mode is introduced, and there's a new (not cheap) guitar that can read your hand position to show you on the screen and act as a real guitar! Reality and games blur together by one more degree!

Hit the link for a video of the guitar in game and real life action and be wowed. Soon we will all be Rock and Roll legends in our own living rooms!

Devo Whips Out A New Album!

Posted by James Davie On 3 comments

After almost twenty years Devo returns as geriatric, angrier, nerdier, sarcastic nihilists.

I was never a fan of Devo, didn't get much enjoyment out of their music. In fact the only person I personally know who ever listened to Devo for pleasure is Kyro, and his tastes tend to be very, uh, unique to him. (Said with the utmost love and respect for my old friend!)

The link sends you to an article talking about Devo's new album and a wee bit of their history that actually put the band in a much better light for me. I didn't really appreciate just how counter-culture these guys were and still are. They hate commercialism, so much so that they write pop songs dripping with sarcasm to sell to the dumb-ass masses who eat it up, especially in our current climate of Geek-chic.

There are a couple of videos at the link as well, from a live performance on Jimmy Kimmel. I don't like the first single, Fresh, but I do dig the other song, What We Do, I can relate to it.

So read the article, listen to the tunes, get a chuckle, think a bit, grudgingly admit that Kyro is not completely mental (not completely...), and whip it, whip it real good!

Got Jupiter?

Posted by Kyro Sk On 2010-06-10 1 comments

R.I.P. Gary Coleman

Posted by James Davie On 2010-06-07 1 comments

The kid from Different Strokes is dead.
"What 'choo talkin' about Willis?"

He will be buried later this week in this custom designed personalized coffin:

Red Faction: Guerrilla

Posted by Kyro Sk On 2010-06-01 0 comments

Total Time: 19:43:54

Time Spent at Red Alert: 3:01:48

Total Destruction: (B)1.799 Credits
EDF Death Total: 2957

Favorite Weapon: Assault Rifle
Least Favorite: Singularity Bomb
Sledgehammer Kills: 173

RFG is one of your getting-to-be-standard open world games where you can sorta float around and pickup missions occasionally advancing the main story line. I played most of Prototype, and the first couple of hours of inFamous, and I can honestly say something about RFG was far more enjoyable.

Prototype was more gorey and intense, sure, but RFG was sorta charming. Lemme give you an example... When I'd be done wrestling with the dogs after work, I could stand up suddenly, stare at Cary or Morgan with a crazy face à la John Cleese and exclaim "RIGHT! Time to save Mars!"

The graphics are nice and smooth, the vehicles are fun to drive, the buildings are VERY fun to destroy by hand, using the nano-rifle, and by REMOTE charge! For a short time, I indulged in the destruction of civilians using cleverly constructed death traps that they would wander senselessly into, ah, good times... but then the seriousness of the thing over took me, and I realized I had to liberate these mindless plebes (no one else was going to obviously).

Anyway, this game has lots of fun shit - marauders, explosive weapons, blowing shit up, tanks, blowing shit up, nano-forged weapons, blowing shit up and one reasonably sexy sounding female NPC. The music is great, and the end is short but sweet featuring an orbital death weapon (my favorite!).

My kind of game.
You can get it cheaply these days... I think I paid like $24 after tax.


Posted by Kyro Sk On 0 comments

Moroccan Meat Rub!! Yummmeeeyyyyyyy !!!!

Now with in progress cooking updates: