Tag Archives: Keyboard

Horror needs to mature

I’ve never completed FEAR. Well, that’s an understatement to say the least. I’ve never got further than about forty minutes into it. The opening level had me nearly sobbing at my keyboard after the hundredth time something jumped right in my face; ultimately rendering me physically unable to press the ‘W’ key for fear that I might die of shock. And I nearly did die once – that bit in DOOM 3 where a demon bursts out from under some stairs. God. Of course by ‘nearly dying’ I actually mean “letting out a girly scream followed by a pathetic whimper”…

Deathrun

As is well documented on my twitter account I recently got a new keyboard and mouse, and while this is all good it means that I’m having to readjust myself to be able to use it. Everything is different and in trying to get used to it, I jumped into a game of counterstrike – in at the (insanely in this case) deep end and all that. Now, I’m not brilliant at counter strike normally but can generally get by in a “gun game” or whatever. Well this time I couldn’t, I just couldn’t get used to the new mouse…