Monthly Archives: August 2013

What If…Star Wars

I recently saw some Youtube videos that posed the questions, “What if the Star Wars prequels were actually good?” Us geeks could debate forever the merits of the prequels. Many fans loath them. Some, like me, accept them for what …

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What We’ve Been Watching- Breaking Bad

I enjoyed writing these pieces over the last few weeks. Makes my television viewing habit feel less like a lazy waste of time if I then talk about it on the internet…I guess? Though the title doesn’t really work as …

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Living on the Edge- Ep. 6

After downing an Arkanis Mining Guild patrol ship, our intrepid heroes have a chance to take a look at their spoils. The ship is in reasonably good condition, having been disabled with ion cannons and crashing into relatively soft sand. …

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X-Rebirth

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X-Rebirth finally has a launch day, Nov. 15th. Already available for pre-order on Steam. I’ve been interested in this one first awhile. I enjoyed X-3 a lot. Built up a massive fleet of ships and a huge starbase. I had …

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What We’ve Been Watching pt 3- Mad Men

For the final entry in this stretch, we’re taking a look at Mad Men, season 6. Like many shows, we got into this one a bit late, starting right before season 4 aired. This season was the pinnacle of the …

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Living on the Edge- Episode 5

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When we last left our intrepid heroes they had succeeded in defeating a team of bounty hunters sent after them. With an annoying Imperial officer still taking up valuable space the crew sought out Lieutenant Thon of the Rebel Alliance. …

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Seven Year Itch

I recently did my annual car registration here in Texas. This time, however, they also sent me a new set of plates. Apparently you need new plates every seven years. That’s when I realized that come mid September, I’ve lived …

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What We’ve Been Watching pt 2

Continuing a look at recent TV; How I Met Your Mother In summary, this was a wasted season. That’s to be expected with a show like this though. The entire premise is building to the act of meeting the narrators …

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Awesome to Fail in 60 Seconds

Amazon had a deal last month for the entire series of Stargate: Atlantis for only $35. We already had season 1 but jumped at this.It used to be on Netflix but had gone away and for $7 a season, good …

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Brave New World Review

I’ve played through a few games of Civ with the Brave New World expansion. Overall, I’m loving the expansion. Lots of cool new features that really change the end-game dynamic, for the better. I’m going to take a look at …

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