Monthly Archives: April 2012

Portal 2 Review

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/portal_2-1024x819.jpg

I just managed to finish Portal 2. Yes I know, I’m a bit behind the times. I picked it up a few months ago on sale. I waited until I was in need of light single player game.  Now was …

Posted in Games | Tagged | Comments Off on Portal 2 Review

A Fancy Dinner Party

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/FancyDinnerParty.jpg

Coming up in May, I have a short story, “Peace Meal” being released in a short story collection. The book is available for Pre-Order now, pick it up at a discount!   Pre-order your copy of Grey Gecko’s newest release …

Posted in Writing | Tagged | Comments Off on A Fancy Dinner Party

X-wing vs TIE Fighter

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/xwing.png

The Word of the Nerd has clued me that the once delayed X-wing miniature game is now slated for release this summer. I’ve never played a miniature’s game before, unless you count Battleship Galaxies game as a miniatures game (which …

Posted in Games, Geekery | Tagged , | Comments Off on X-wing vs TIE Fighter

I Hate .rar

Seriously people, why can’t you compress your files into a .zip file like everyone else? Anyone can open a .zip file. But I can’t open a .rar file without getting a separate program. I don’t want to install random free …

Posted in General | Tagged | 1 Comment

In the Business of Making Money

I’ve never really understood the philosophy of this statement: “We’re in the business of making money.” Sure, a business needs to make money. People need to get paid, businesses need to make a profit to grow, making money is the …

Posted in Life, Politics | Tagged | 1 Comment

Why Han Hates Threepio

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/threepio.jpg

Well, some behind the scenes photos from the set of the original trilogy brings to light why Han Solo is always so hostile to Threepio. Yep, apparently one of Threepio’s six million forms of communication is the language of love. …

Posted in Geekery | Tagged | Comments Off on Why Han Hates Threepio

Hunger Games

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/hunger-1024x768.jpg

Had the chance to go see the Hunger Games last week. I had heard many good things and my wife had gotten to see it one day when a theater did a take your baby to the movies showing. I …

Posted in Geekery | Tagged | 1 Comment

SciFi Fantasy Saturday- April 21

In honor of getting the first round of edits back from my editor, for these weeks snippet, I thought I’d give a sneak peak from the forthcoming book, Aristeia: A Little Rebellion, sequel to Revolutionary Right. A sound from the …

Posted in Writing | Tagged | 13 Comments

Socialpunk

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Socialpunk-Small-200x300.jpg

I was contacted recently by a fellow author by the name of Monica  Leonelle. She had a book coming out soon and was attempting to organize a Blog Tour to promote it. Always happy to help fellow authors, I decided …

Posted in Writing | Tagged | Comments Off on Socialpunk

Game of Thrones

http://waynebasta.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/GameOfThrones-300x168.png

We just finished season 1 of Game of Thrones last night. Yes, we’re a year behind everyone else in the world. It was very well done and chock full of geek show alums (Ronin, Sarah Connor and Boromir just off …

Posted in Geekery | Tagged , | 4 Comments