Tag Archives: Video Games

Secure Android Development, project preparation, a cold and a new year

It’s been a mixed start to the new year. Watching what I eat for the rest of January, damn you Christmas. Back at work after three weeks off, achieved nothing and left by eleven. My ego got the better of … Continue reading

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Upgrading to the new 3DS

Bought my kid a new 3DS for his birthday, the device is great but the process to transfer between old and new is poorly documented. The device came with a pre-installed copy of Majora’s Mask. Except, inexplicably, transferring data from … Continue reading

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Steam

I go away for five months at the start of the year and my Internet usage drops to around 500 Mb a month. Rockstar has the Grand Theft Auto Complete Pack on Steam for £19.99, GTA IV is downloading as … Continue reading

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Homefront

After not inconsiderable cajoling by a friend of mine, I hired a copy of Homefront on PS3. It transpires that this is a formulaic FPS title. The game is buggy. I’ve played through the first four levels and the PS3 … Continue reading

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Why are video games the 30 something’s hidden vice?

I’m 35. There’s one PS3 in our house and I bought it. It’s attached to a nice big Plasma TV with a high refresh rate. If that sounds like I’m bragging, I’m not. See the kids come in from school … Continue reading

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Injuries, contracts and holidays

TL,DR: leg injured – no running; OU still on holiday as am I, sitting playing video games. Continue reading

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Black Ops “Strict”

Odd solution to an irritating problem – Black Ops say “Strict” in multi-player, even with “Open” NAT. Load Modern Warfare 2, go to multi-player on-line up to the point where you choose the game type and eject the disc using the button on … Continue reading

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I killed my PS3

I’ve been playing the brilliant “Assassin’s Creed – Brotherhood”. So much so that I’ve killed my PS3 – it now overheats and turns itself off after about three minutes (if its booted from cold), beeps three times and flashes the … Continue reading

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Not happiness is…

Following my last post… <rant> Things that do not make me happy: Spending the first of your two weeks leave that you finally managed to get at the same time as your kids in bed sick. Your clan mates PS3 … Continue reading

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