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A minute with Nic - #1

[Reading a recent musing made me want to write this update. Since I never have enough substance to make a whole blog, why not slap a couple of subjects together?]

I seriously stopped for a few seconds to contemplate this greatness.

I could make a musing about it, but I wouldn't be able to make it justice. I'd rather let someone else celebrate this amazing game.

Something I particularly like about it, is seeing the game over screen. I suck, isn't that great? Let me explain. I spent the last few years only playing jrpgs on easy, and barely any other types of games. While fun and relaxing, it sent me into a comfort zone. So, suddenly stumbling on challenges that makes me try again, and again, feels refreshing. Though you don't really go back to the title screen, which defeats the purpose of a game over, you know...

I should seek out those challenges more often. Of course DKCR is a contender. But after trying it for a few hours, I don't like the controls. Call me lazy, but I don't want shaking in my platforming.

A quick pirate comment "Too late for anyone to care"

I'm not adding anything to the discussion "Pirates are thieves, arrh". Beating a dead horse is not my forte. I don't hit animals. I'm just wondering : Am I the only one who can't play my games unless I buy them? I bought a flashcard and suddenly stopped playing any games on the ds. I couldn't find the motivation to play. Then, I bought a game the next month, and played it to death. Like anybody, I did pirate at some point. It just doesn't work for my hobby.

That's it my friends! We might cross each other's path again. On a land as vast as the interwebs, a few clicks is all it takes to reunite us. As I head off on vacation, I bid you farewell. *bows*

Thanks for dropping by. I don't know you, but you are awesome. Yes, you.
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About Nic128one of us since 8:54 AM on 02.27.2009

Hi all, introductry post. (Side blog edition)

I'm Nic128, 25 years old, gamer since 1991. Started with a SNES and worked my way through the generations. I got a NES after my SNES though, well, whatever.

I discovered this community a few years ago. I then realized, damn, there are civilized people that love and talk about video games. Awesome.

Here's what I currently own (Systems : History of purchases) :
- Gamecube
- PS2
- DS Lite
- PSP 2000
- Wii
- PS3
- Snes
- N64
- 3DS

Yes, I bought a Snes and N64 after my PS3. You know, nostalgia.

Games I love/loved the most :
1. Zelda : Ocarina of Time
2. Zelda : Twilight Princess
3. Tales of Symphonia
4. Golden Sun (1 and 2)
5. Zelda : Wind Waker
6. God of war
7. Tales of Vesperia
8. Resident Evil 3
9. Zelda : Majora's Mask
10. Banjo-Kazooie

I suck at anything FPS, RTS, MMO. Unless I'm playing with friends, I don't play competitive games. I get angry when I lose against better players.

Besides games, I love Fullmetal Alchemist, Table tennis...

And that's it.
PSN ID:Nic128
Steam ID:Nic1281


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