Anger, real life and video games

Lately, I have been incredibly angry and upset. Real life has been a horrible pile of crap with things going wrong everywhere. My laptop is breaking, my phone is getting old, we’ve had a huge water leak and sewage issues and internet issues and the list just goes on and on. Of course the constant stress of all this is starting to get to me and beat me senseless. Combined with the lack of anything to really look forward to as of late, you lose track of things. I need to relax. Which I will do, during my week holiday… [Continue Reading]

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By the Light, I hate this game sometimes…

There are lots of things I dislike about Team Fortress 2. Everyone else will have already covered them. Random critical hits. Autobalance screwing you over at the wrong moment. Incompetent team mates. The 4th Sniper. That UGC Steel duo with matching unusuals who think they are brilliant when they are stomping a server full of Gibuses. The Gunslinger. The Scout. Lots of things. But none of them single-handedly make me want to uninstall the game. In fact, I haven’t played TF2 properly since the Festive SPUF event, and in my opinion that was a disaster because I fucked up the… [Continue Reading]

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Advertising does not belong inside games!

The other day, I had a Skype voice chat with someone. Bloody hell, it was awful. Skype had messed around with my microphone settings, the other person kept on cutting out and there were adverts EVERY FUCKING WHERE. Alright, I get it, it’s a free program and Microsoft (who, last time I checked, was doing pretty well) wants to make money, but fuck off with your completely intrusive adverts. Luckily, there was a way around those adverts, but still. This whole thing with adverts inside programs reminded me of all those advert servers. When Quickplay was released, apart from a… [Continue Reading]

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