Category Archives: video games

A raucously fun game: Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

  Introduction Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime is what I would call a hidden gem for the Nintendo DS. I found this game on the discount rack at a Zellers when Zellers was going out of business here in Canada. … Continue reading

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The end of Contact

Introduction Finally, after quite the wait, I write about the final parts of the Nintendo DS RPG Contact. The Final Boss Contact‘s final dungeon is long, but as with most of the game there are bed and bathtub rooms at … Continue reading

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The run up to Contact‘s finale a wasted opportunity

Introduction I solve the issue of the storm sonata and manage to continue on in Grasshopper Manufacture’s Contact. But for a price. Summary of the Session In tonight’s session with Contact, I got through what I hope is the game’s … Continue reading

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Exploring in Xenoblade Chronicles goes long

Introduction In tonight’s session with Xenoblade Chronicles…more exploring! (On the way to somewhere, or something.) Summary of the Session So, picking up where I’d left off last time, I continued to wander toward the goal of the ruined tower at … Continue reading

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Ether on my mind on Xenoblade Chronicles‘ mountain

Introduction Just a quick post this time around. Not a lot was done in Xenoblade Chronicles, but a few things were noticed. Summary of the Session In this session of Xenoblade Chronicles I just climbed around the environs of the Valak … Continue reading

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Grinding to customize in Contact

Introduction Tonight’s Contact session gets grindy – but with good reason! Summary I didn’t do too much in tonight’s session with Contact. I just continued to loot the Caldoaxan Ruins. In my first run through the place I’d found quite … Continue reading

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Xenoblade Chronicles‘ cutscenes get ridiculous

Introduction Tonight’s session with Xenoblade Chronicles was another story heavy one. At least 2/3 of it was spent in cutscenes. Summary of the Session So what happened tonight in Xenoblade Chronicles? Well, the short version is this: It’s made official … Continue reading

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