Gabriel Knight 2: Wagner scavenger hunt
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 April 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) With Gabe transforming into a werewolf and Grace dealing with a live pigeon stuffed into her … Continue reading


Five video game genres that I stopped playing and why
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 April 2014, 9:00 am
It’s weird when you look back at your life and see how you’ve changed, grown, and sometimes simply stopped doing things you used to be really into.  While I’m just as crazy about adventure games, RPGs, and many strategy titles … Continue reading


LOTRO: The day after
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 April 2014, 9:00 am
The title here has a double meaning, in that I not only started playing the new Update 13 epic story the day after it came out, but the storyline itself begins the day after the Battle of Helm’s Deep.  Time … Continue reading


Quote of the Day: It’s business
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 April 2014, 10:12 am
“Videogame design is not a democracy; first and foremost it’s business and sneaky psychology.” ~ Syl


Gabriel Knight 2: Werewolf hunt
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 April 2014, 12:10 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) In our previous episode of Gabriel Knight 2, Gabe stumbles upon a very naked Von Zell … Continue reading


My WildStar crew, part 1
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 April 2014, 3:39 pm
With the WildStar beta weekend and the new patch boasting additional body options and hairstyles, I knew I had to make it my goal to log in and work on my future characters’ looks.  Here’s the crew of possibles that … Continue reading


Quote of the Day: Trait revamp
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 April 2014, 4:24 pm
“Between the level increase to unlock traits (seriously, waiting until level 30 is terrible. If it had to have been changed, it should have been to level 20, at the highest), and the requirements to then unlock traits, I see … Continue reading


My WildStar crew, part 2
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 April 2014, 9:00 am
And here are my efforts to create fun-looking characters over on the Dominion side of things: It might just be me, but it seems as though Cassians get better options, especially in the hairstyle department.  Seriously, how could I *not* … Continue reading


Weekend gaming report
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 April 2014, 8:23 am
I had a very busy if scattered weekend of gaming, so here’s what I’ve been up to: LOTRO: I’ll write up a longer post later on about the continuing adventures through Update 13.  It definitely feels like a much smaller … Continue reading


Gabriel Knight 2: Reunited at last!
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 April 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) The final chapter of the game (stick with me — we’re on the home stretch now!) … Continue reading


The Secret World: A fistful of bees
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 April 2014, 8:05 am
Our Monday night Secret World group reconvened to tackle the second of the four investigation missions: Immersion, AKA “The Game.” The mission started out with one of the very few alive Orochi in the game, this one in the camp … Continue reading


Sorting through musical history
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 April 2014, 10:24 am
I began collecting MP3s back in… 1999, it was?  I remember converting my old CDs and downloading new tunes on Napster via a dial-up connection (one song in 10 minutes… what futuristic technology is this?).  Since then my collection has … Continue reading


Sorting through musical history
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 April 2014, 10:24 am
I began collecting MP3s back in… 1999, it was?  I remember converting my old CDs and downloading new tunes on Napster via a dial-up connection (one song in 10 minutes… what futuristic technology is this?).  Since then my collection has … Continue reading


The Secret World: A fistful of bees
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 April 2014, 8:05 am
Our Monday night Secret World group reconvened to tackle the second of the four investigation missions: Immersion, AKA “The Game.” The mission started out with one of the very few alive Orochi in the game, this one in the camp … Continue reading


Gabriel Knight 2: Reunited at last!
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 April 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) The final chapter of the game (stick with me — we’re on the home stretch now!) … Continue reading


Weekend gaming report
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 April 2014, 8:23 am
I had a very busy if scattered weekend of gaming, so here’s what I’ve been up to: LOTRO: I’ll write up a longer post later on about the continuing adventures through Update 13.  It definitely feels like a much smaller … Continue reading


My WildStar crew, part 2
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 April 2014, 9:00 am
And here are my efforts to create fun-looking characters over on the Dominion side of things: It might just be me, but it seems as though Cassians get better options, especially in the hairstyle department.  Seriously, how could I *not* … Continue reading


Quote of the Day: Trait revamp
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 April 2014, 4:24 pm
“Between the level increase to unlock traits (seriously, waiting until level 30 is terrible. If it had to have been changed, it should have been to level 20, at the highest), and the requirements to then unlock traits, I see … Continue reading


My WildStar crew, part 1
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 April 2014, 3:39 pm
With the WildStar beta weekend and the new patch boasting additional body options and hairstyles, I knew I had to make it my goal to log in and work on my future characters’ looks.  Here’s the crew of possibles that … Continue reading


Gabriel Knight 2: Werewolf hunt
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 April 2014, 12:10 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) In our previous episode of Gabriel Knight 2, Gabe stumbles upon a very naked Von Zell … Continue reading


Quote of the Day: It’s business
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 April 2014, 10:12 am
“Videogame design is not a democracy; first and foremost it’s business and sneaky psychology.” ~ Syl


LOTRO: The day after
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 April 2014, 9:00 am
The title here has a double meaning, in that I not only started playing the new Update 13 epic story the day after it came out, but the storyline itself begins the day after the Battle of Helm’s Deep.  Time … Continue reading


Gabriel Knight 2: Things get gross
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 April 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) We rejoin our werewolf hunter-slash-pervert creeper as he casually breaks into people’s rooms to see what … Continue reading


Guild Wars 2: Happy patch day, everyone!
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 April 2014, 8:06 am
Yesterday was fun to watch on the Guild Wars 2 forums, Twitter, and elsewhere — everyone wanted that Feature Pack patch to drop and ArenaNet took its sweet time getting it out.  But by the time my household went to … Continue reading


The Secret World: Frankenstein II
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 15 April 2014, 12:00 pm
Our Monday night Secret World group has agreed to dedicate four weeks in a row to exploring the four new investigation missions that were added last week, so last night had us going through our first one: The Animate Clay. … Continue reading


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