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X-Com Diary – My Spandex Will Protect Me

Through some quirk of the game engine, February always seems to be a quiet month in X-Com, for me anyway. Many of the detected UFOs appear at sea before either escaping my patrols or getting shot down directly into the ocean, meaning they are un-salvageable. This isn’t all a bad thing however.  Having free time on my hands lets me advance the game clock more quickly, letting me whiz through my research and I quickly develop Personal Armour. Personal Armour is the first available protection for your troops, and although it pales in comparison to the later armours, it’s still…

Freedom Force

With the recent release of Champions Online there’s the palatable taste in the air of tightly clinging spandex suits. Though I’ve always been one for spandex and the generous support it provides, I simply don’t have the time needed to invest in an MMO. So where am I meant to go? Where can I get my cheesy superhero gaming fix? I needed to venture along the 4th dimension and travel back in time to the year 2002. That is now shockingly 7 years ago, a fact I had to re-check as I still forget it’s not 2000. Yup, seems we’re…