Author Archives: Brian

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Computer and video game lover

On an Interesting ’80s Lego Birthday Party [Castle] Poster

Sometime in the later 1980s, as many child Lego fans did I somehow got some issues of Lego’s then-new magazine, which was mostly aimed at child fans.  I would not regularly get issues until the mid 1990s, so unfortunately I … Continue reading

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Lego Rebuilding and Opinion Summaries, Part V: Lego Pirate Sets

Table of Contents Introduction Opinion Summaries Pirates – Renegade’s Raft – Forbidden Island – Black Seas Barracuda Imperials (Bluecoats) – Harbor Sentry – Broadside’s Brig – Caribbean Clipper Islanders – King Kahuka – Islander Catamaran Conclusion Introduction   I mentioned … Continue reading

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Game Opinion Summaries: Digital-Only Nintendo 3DS Games, Part 5: K-L

Yes, it’s not a mirage, it’s an actual videogame article!  I finally got the next part of this series done.  The article should be complete now.  I cover some interesting stuff this time. Table of Contents K-L – 20 games … Continue reading

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Lego Rebuilding Part IV: The Rest Of My Classic Castle Sets, including Guarded Inn, Viking Voyager, Forestmen’s Hideout, and more, and a Minifigure Inventory

Since my last Lego article, I have continued rebuilding my remaining castle Lego sets, and also have gone through my pirate and space minifigures to determine what I have minifigure-wise from those lines. It’s been a lot more work than … Continue reading

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Lego Castle (and Town), Part III: On Reassembling Lego Sets and Summaries of Wolfpack Tower, Wolfpack Renegades, Black Monarch’s Ghost, And More

Yes, it’s another article about Lego.  I’ve been spending a lot of time with this stuff this month. After finishing with building the fantastic Lion Knights’ Castle set, which I discussed in my last article but will cover in greater … Continue reading

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Me and Lego Castle, Part II: Lego Castle Set Opinion Summaries

This article ended up being significantly longer than I thought it would be.  It’s more than twice the length of the first Lego article!  Some of that is me repeating things, but most of it is just that I have … Continue reading

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The Eye of Typhoon Re-Release: A New, and Issue-Plagued, Way to Play a Classic (Or, Limited Run Does It Again!)

Why am I posting this before part two of something I’d almost entirely finished writing before posting part one?  Well, I was going to post that today, but this is also important.  This short article is about a re-release of … Continue reading

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Me and Lego Castle, Part I: A History, Analysis, and Sets List

This is an article about Legos, the toys. I’ve gotten a bit back into them recently. Don’t expect articles like this to be a regular replacement for videogame articles, this is just going to be an occasional thing, but it’s … Continue reading

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Game Opinion Summaries: Digital-Only Nintendo 3DS Games, Part 4: G-H-I-J

Yes, the next part is done.  This time we’ve got a bunch of decent games.  There’s nothing really amazing, but most of them are alright and might be worth a look… except for the last three. Table of Contents for … Continue reading

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Game Opinion Summaries: Digital-Only Nintendo 3DS Games, Part 3: D-E-F

I have several short articles I’ll post soon, but I wanted to get this done first, and I have.  There are nineteen full summaries this time, plus mentions of the DLC for two of the Fire Emblem games.  There’s some … Continue reading

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