Tag Archives: Calm Before The Storm

The man with the plan

The bit before the action is the best bit about games. The little calm moments where you can take the time to think. The action its self should be a product of this, shaped around the decisions you made. All to often you are being very reactionary; hordes of bad things launch themselves at you while you just deal with them. Half Life 2 does it, Call of Duty does it, a million billion games do it to, all to varying degrees of success; and while these certainly have there place I want more of the thinking, the planning, the…

Tourist Pics

Fallout 3 has produced some fantastic visual snippets, that while I can’t really go into for fear of ‘OMG spoilerz!1!’, I feel I should share with you. You could call them Holiday snaps from the wasteland. What an epic little scene this was. It racked me with guilt of course, but that soon evaporated when I got lots of money and a nice place to live. This picture would benefit from an ‘Epic Fail’ under it. A little calm before the storm moment that never actually happened. I changed my mind and resolved the issue through a bit of diplomacy….I…