Author Archives: Brian

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Computer and video game lover

Guild Wars Memories and Screenshots, Part 13: April – November 2007

Introduction Yes, this series is back, though it surely won’t be as interesting as before due to my interest in the game being highest in its first few years.  This article will be short, with 19 screenshots, but the shots … Continue reading

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Happy 20th Birthday, Guild Wars! A Return of Guild Wars Memories and Screenshots, Part 1.5: E3 for Everyone Character Creator Screens

Introduction and Update: A Few Thoughts on the Anniversary Yes, 20 years ago today E3 2004 week began, and with it started Guild Wars’ first public test, the amazing E3 for Everyone event that got me excited for, and addicted … Continue reading

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RIP, Wii/3DS Online, and particularly Splatoon 1 and Mario Maker 1…

This is not going to be a long article, but I need to discuss this topic. So, tomorrow’s the day, Nintendo turns off Wii and 3DS online servers next morning.  I may have played a lot more Mario Maker 2 … Continue reading

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The Worst Game I Own For Each Platform I Have

Uh, yeah, it’s been too long.  I haven’t been playing retro games much, honestly, other than Starcraft: Brood War, by far the best game ever made, which I got back into last week.  I should write something about that game … Continue reading

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2023 Game of the Year

What I Have Been Playing This Year I’ve been sick this week, and while I’m getting better I’m not quite fully recovered yet so this will be shorter than it otherwise probably would be. This year, I bought as many … Continue reading

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Review: Super Mario Bros. Wonder – An Outstanding Platforming Great, With A Few Issues

Yes, it’s a review of a pretty new game.  Enjoy! Title: Super Mario Bros. Wonder Release Date: October 20, 2023 Developer and Publisher: Nintendo Introduction Super Mario Bros. Wonder is the latest game in the Mario series from Nintendo.  This … Continue reading

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Super Mario Maker 2 – My Oct. 2023 Update, along with some commentary on SMM1 and Super Mario Wonder as well

Yes, my favorite game of the current century is indeed one I’m still playing, and making levels for.  I’ve got two things to discuss this time, my latest levels and a certain accomplishment I completed.  It’s not the hardest thing … Continue reading

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F-Zero 99 Impressions & Review – One of the Year’s Best Games!

Introduction and On the Other ’99’ Titles Within the past few months, rumors of a new F-Zero game surfaced.  I wasn’t sure whether to believe them or not given how long it has been — it has been over 15 … Continue reading

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Diablo IV Review of sorts, Part II: Spoiler-Heavy Storyline Analysis & Additional Thoughts

Introduction After writing my previous article here I continued playing Diablo IV.  As a reminder I am playing it on Xbox Series X in 4k.  I finished the story in Diablo IV in July, just after the first season began … Continue reading

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Diablo IV Impressions (And How it Compares to Diablo II / DII Remastered)

Introduction   Diablo IV, Blizzard’s latest title, released last month, and like a lot of people I bought it right after its release. As the title suggests, I am playing the game on Xbox Series X. Pre-release the game had … Continue reading

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