Weekend Update

  • Jul. 5th, 2009 at 6:40 PM
chofi: She is not "princess hoochie skirt," damn it. (Ashe - powergamer)
Triple word post score!

So I've decided to actually, you know, use the DW, but it's probably going to have a similar fate to the IJ: a mirror journal. At least this time I uploaded my ElJay entries so that I don't get stuck in an archiving mire like I am at IJ. (Uh, yeah... about posting what I've got of Benefit-verse using in-fic chronological order...)

Hrm... now to have a point to use the Ashe icon... Well, first is Yahtzee's fail of a review for The Sims 3. The whole "Dude, not funny" feel of the review was of course magnified in the forums. Conversations about the fail here and here. This business hits close to home because I used to be (and have my moments of being) one of those types that derided the "casual gamer" in order to bolster my own old school cred. (Of course, being a [female] fan of the Final Fantasy series means that I'm about half a step above the casual gamer in the hierarchy. Is there a gamer hierarchy? You know, like The Geek Hierarchy the Brunching Shuttlecocks made. Whoo, tangent.) This also sort of stinks of "I am better than other girls, because I can do this guy thing!" which is not cool. Remedial feminism is remedial.

In actual gaming news, I finished Tierkreis and have started Final Fantasy. Thanks to [personal profile] canis_m whenever I see Atrie I start thinking "Taiki~" and wonder how everyone's favorite black kirin would look in Atrie's gear. (Answer: adorable, but of course) To remain vauge, yet ranty: it's really great that you've finally decided to have a female Tenkai, Konami. Next time, how about we make her something more than an NPC? Also, I want a Nimni plushie. His armor would be insane, though. I still have a lot of white fleece, so maybe a Neira is in the future?

Now, for Final Fantasy. It's going a lot faster than I thought it would, mostly because I got my plot background from 8-Bit Theater and it took a while for the strip to do the first five minutes of the game. (I still think "stabbity" whenever my black mage has a knife/dagger.) Names: Namae, Nom, Elia, and Nombre. One of these names is not like the others...

A Venn diagram in which the overlap is one.

  • May. 29th, 2009 at 3:39 PM
chofi: (Default)
Yeah, so still playing Suikoden: Tierkreis. Is it just me, or does Chrodechild give anyone else Anita vibes?


Just me. Right.

In other news, I hate replaying crap because I forgot to save.

We'll Never Know Until We Try.

  • May. 21st, 2009 at 10:38 PM
chofi: (Default)
Oh hi, arc words. Nice to see you. Yeah, so I've just started up Suikoden: Bob Tierkreis. Lol whut for naming the Tenkai Star after a 12K OC. It's sort of a shame that I didn't keep up my theme of KoF characters, but whatever. I have to get used to Suikoden-type battles after the Final Fantasy Tactics meets Valkyrie Profile affair that was Covenant of the Plume. (Suck it, Iseria Ethereal Queen. Suck. It. Also, thanks, game, for making Wyl a Destroyer of Worlds after that hellish tenth go around. Meh.)

Right. Tierkreis. I'm keeping this banter above a cut because I'm only about two hours in.

Again, I need to get back into the Suikoden-type battle groove. Holy crap, I can power game again.

The voice acting. Good Lord. That is some inconsistent shiz up in there.

I'm all for the wacky AU hijinks.

The art style's kind of generic, but there's something there that I like. I'll get used to it, I'm sure.

What else...? I overpaid for bought a 12K art book, and it came in crazy fast from Japan. I'm a sucker for character design/concept art (LOL, surly Gyousou in his daikyuu is surly), and since this stuff is all line art, it'd be fairly easy to scan in and color.

And a final amusing thing: I'm working on feed back surveys for the advisers in teacher education. They're giving me a list of names so that I can start spamming the link to the survey. So I'm going along, and then: William Lawrence. Alas, not spelled correctly, but still rather amusing. Would he be in math, do you think, or sciences?