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This Friday’s Troma Night will be Troma Night 300! It’s hard to believe how much time I’ve spent at this, our weekly film night. I wonder how many pizzas, in total, have been eaten? How many awful films we’ve groaned at? I’m planning that for… Continue reading
This afternoon, like last year, we took the opportunity to spend Easter Sunday hiding one another’s Easter eggs in the woods and then running around looking for them. For some reason, this year Rory didn’t want me to be responsible for hiding his egg (something… Continue reading
It may come as a surprise to you that the stuff I write about on my blog – whether about technology, dreams, food, film, games, relationships, or my life in general – isn’t actually always written off-the-cuff. To the contrary, sometimes a post is edited… Continue reading
And it’s a work of art. Go watch it.
Here’s a photo I took this afternoon especially for Jimmy: It’s a pity he won’t be around this weekend to make the most of this exciting new addition to our irregular weekly Power Grid face-off.
It’s not as spectacular as Violet, but I’ve just enjoyed playing Grief, another IF Comp 2008 entry. Download the .z8 file (which you can play in Windows Frotz or your favourite Z-Machine). Play it a few times to see a few of the different endings:… Continue reading
It’s been a long while, but I’ve got some more interactive fiction to recommend: Violet, by Jeremy Freese. It’s got all of the usual things I like in a modern piece of interactive fiction: a believable, detailed world that you can really feel like you’re… Continue reading
There’s a couple of computer games I’ve played recently that I thought I’d share with you so that you, too, can go play them and waste all your free time (hopefully you’ve got more free time than I do to be wasted!). RUCKINGENUR II Free… Continue reading
So, like a handful of others, I’ll be participating in Andy‘s Ninja Burger game tonight. He’s asked us each to throw together a character – or at least to look at character generation – so here’s mine: Name: Ava Kurosawa Job Title: Driver Qualities: Average… Continue reading
VANILLA SKY Perhaps Vanilla Sky wasn’t the best choice of film to finish Troma Night last night on, based on the dream I had: I dreamt that I was dreaming, and that during that inner dream I became lucid [not so hard, actually, and something… Continue reading