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Showing all 23 posts in September 2014.
Alternate Reality Gaming - Football?

I have been playing an ARG for the last five years - I just didn't realize it until today.

Fantasy Sports - the Ultimate ARG?
I enjoyed learning and reading about Ingress over at Kill Ten Rats although I have never played the Alternate …
A Casual Stroll with Destiny

I have put 25km on the elliptical while playing Destiny and I only have three gripes so far. Curious if it's me, my last-gen system (X-Box 360) or the elliptical? (

25 KM with Destiny
I have spent three solid nights playing Destiny on my X-Box 360 and elliptical. I have totalled around 25 …
Swatting Flies

The final WildStar Nation podcast had an ex-Carbiner on it who shared some insights on things that went on in the company. I touch on a few of them, and wish there was more visibility.

Fly on the WildStar Wall
I finally got through the 2 hour and 15 minute marathon of the final WildStar Nation podcast. They add an …
Hard to choose between clever titles.

500 Million Dollar Arm or 500 Million Dollar Baby? despite the non clever use of movie titles to describe Destiny, I wrote a post about the money spent after spending a night with Destiny. Where did the money actually go?

Also - last Blaugester posting here past few days - am I doing this wrong? =)

500 Million Dollar Baby
It seems a pretty fair and common thought that people equate the cost of an item with how good it is. A 5 …
A MMO Romantic Comedy?

No, but "How to Lose a MMO Gamer in 10 Ways" also has nothing to do with Kate or Matt either.

How to Lose a MMO Gamer in 10 Ways
In the romantic comedy "How to lose a guy in 10 days" A reporter is writing an article with that name - and …
Destiny Launch Day (Night?) - Define 12AM!

Oh, the FPS. Oh, the MMO. Oh, the Destiny?

I also talk about working out while gaming. It works.

Shooters, Consoles and Destiny - Oh My!
I have a long love of First Person Shooters and much like the MMO genre it has pretty much left me behind. The …
Rift Joins the Insta-Level Club with Nighmare Tide Expansion

Rift becomes the latest MMO to offer a level boost option. Only available with the Nightmare Tide expansion for now, I speculation on when it might hit the cash shop and how much it might cost.

Rift Joins the Insta-Level Club with Nighmare Tide Expansion
While I haven't been in Rift for ages, that doesn't mean Trion Worlds isn't still out there plugging away. …
Sliding Down the Blade’s Edge

My quest for the Loremaster achievement heads into the Blade's Edge Mountains.

Sliding Down the Blade's Edge
Last time around I found my progress towards the Loremaster achievement in World of Warcraft... well... if not …
Damn you Blaugust. >_<

Yeah I know it's over, but because of it I ended up sharing more of me again in what was supposed to be a movie review. Because of that I thought I'd put up the link here, just for completion.

Sunshine (and Death)

Free Realms Inspired Family MMO Raises Seven Dollars on First Day

Oh the optimism involved here...

Free Realms Inspired Family MMO Raises Seven Dollars on First Day
The upside for Wonky Seasons, should they be able to carry this first day momentum, is that is that their …
Rome – A Shameful Display

In which the strategy group displays its lack of prowess in a new game.

Rome - A Shameful Display
I was not sure we were actually going to get together and play last Friday evening. It was a holiday weekend. …
Student-Gaming Athletes

While the NCAA is broken, Student-Gaming Athlete scholarships are now appearing - and could be thing. Is this a better method to fund our future?

Going For a Scholarship
I like news. I am sure I have also mentioned prior my love for The Economist as a news source - it seems to be …
And Then I Totally Binged on Pokemon…

Raptr couldn't record my game time last week because I was mostly playing a game they do not track...

And Then I Totally Binged on Pokemon...
Raptr sends me a report every Monday telling me how many hours of video games they tracked me playing the …
Blogging in a Post Blaugust World

Short round up as I broke my daily posting cycle yesterday. Some changes at my site, some things to look forward to, and love all around to BlogNation.

Post Blaugust Era - September Preview
Funny thing about habits is that you miss them when you aren't doing them (I quit smoking over two years ago). …
End of Blaugust

I've done an end of Blaugust post. I just wanted to ask if anyone has mentioned my blog on any posts let me know (even just listing the participants of Blaugust) because I like to link all blogs I'm mentioned on in my Navigation Page

Hello Cynical Badger: The End of Blaugust
The End of Blaugust Blaugust has been a really fun experience (but tiring too, blogging every day is hard work …