Tag Archives: Friends

Things That are Rubbish

I’ve spent most of the last few weeks writing about Bloodbowl, so and as such it’s merely friends and twitter followers that have been subjected to my occasional outbursts of anger, it’s time to change that. Sometimes a good rant helps clear the blood, but you don’t want to do it too often or you just seem bitter and twisted So what I’m going to do, right now, is rage furiously and unfairly at all the things I think are crap in games, from the general to the insanely specific. It’s not really thought through in depth, so feel free…

Don’t Make Me Play – Street Fighter IV

BUTTONPALM. For two decades this has been my reliable win-it-or-lose-it strategy for Beat-Em-Ups. The Controller doesn’t thank me for it, but if I wanted to know its feelings I wouldn’t have cut out its tounge/rumblepack. Street Fighter II brings about strange memories of frustration and whimsy; whenever I used to go visit my cousins we’d gather around their fancy new Sega Mega Drive and seven of us would take it in turns, winner stays on. It’s mixed with frustration as I never won the required two rounds in a row. So why now, some 15 years later, am I going…