Monthly Archives: October 2007

Fast XLA Game Reviews – project Slypheed, Aces combat Zero, ShadowRun and BattleStar Galactica.

I spent some time this week downloading a few demos and trying them out.I’m a big fan of arcadey flight / space sims, so I tried Aces Combat (or whatever it’s called) and Project Slypheed.So Aces Combat – well, it’s … Continue reading

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New iPhone toy!

Last night I weakened and bought an iPhone. I’ve been eyeing it for a while, and last night I just thought “Yeah, time go with the new hotness”. My aging 8125 (and HTPC windows mobile phone) is starting to flake … Continue reading

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Added an RSS Feed!

Since a couple of people asked for it, I spent some time last night adding an RSS feed to my site for blog updates.Just click on the RSS logo on the top of the blog display and you’ll be whisked … Continue reading

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Old Friends

Working at home is great. Most of the time.There are things that I miss. Old friends that I used to work with, now scattered to the winds. Back in the day I could just wander into someones office, and spend … Continue reading

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JourneyMan

I’ve been watching that new series Journeyman, with the bloke from Rome in it (with the CRAPPIEST American Accent I’ve ever heard, but there you go) and enjoying it quite a lot. There’s always something fun about a show set … Continue reading

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Writing Comedy

Recently, for a side project, I’ve had occasion to write some comedy bits.Now, I’m a moderately funny guy to my friends; I have my moments of comedic joy, just like everyone does.But writing comedy, especially for standup (which this particular … Continue reading

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Cuddly Daleks?

I just came across this. http://www.entropyhouse.com/penwiper/who/extermaknit.html Here’s a pic of what it is. I just love it. I will PAY someone to make that for me! Anyone??

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Finding your limits

When you are young, you can do anything. Hell, you can do anything you choose to and be really good at it all too. All you need to do is dedicate yourself to the task for a while.When you get … Continue reading

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Genesis and LA

I drove to LA this weekend to go to the Genesis concert at the Hollywood Bowl – last one of their tour.Wow. Just wow. These guys are in their late 50′s and are just as good now as they ever … Continue reading

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EA Buys Pandemic / Bioware

Wow. I guess this wasn’t so left field, what with John Riccitiello moving from Elevation Partners back to EA.But $800+ million? Wow, that’s some bet. Traditionally Bioware hasn’t been all that mega successful with original IP – Jade Empire did … Continue reading

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