“A still more glorious dawn awaits. Not a sunrise, but a galaxy rise. A morning filled with 400 billion suns.” – Carl Sagan
I just have to put these out there, because they give me a complete and utter nerdgasm.
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They are also my unofficial soundtrack for Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2.
- Current Location:Billions and Billions of Stars
- Current Mood: touched
- Current Music:We Are All Connected
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RPG elements are stripped out, or scaled back. The born-again shooter gameplay was frustrating to begin with for an old hack like me, but eventually left me rejoicing in my own biotic badassery.
Cinematic sound and scenery are breathtaking, and NPC animation will have you interested in learning more about the universe and the personalities that inhabit it.
Mass Effect 2 shines through with epic storytelling, Dialogue had me laughing out loud more than once, or left me open-mouthed in an Oh-no-she-didn’t state of awe. Characters I’d expected to hate and leave to their deaths on a suicide mission became squad favourites, with layers to them I didn’t expect to find. This made me invest in them, their stories, and their survival on this suicide mission.
- Current Location:Face down on the keyboard
- Current Mood: crazy
- Current Music:M4 Part II ... Just CAUSE
September 11, 1998
Menara Kuala Lumpur
When I was the first autumn leaves blowing through the river valley, I was
glad to leave. Now, I sit 282 metres in the sky with my solitary coffee
and gaze over the expanse of Kuala Lumpur...and I can barely believe I am
here — although the heat and moisture go a long way to convince me.
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- Current Location:Work
- Current Mood: nostalgic
- Current Music:Dixie Chicks - Lullaby
- Current Mood: enraged
So, this is the fault of Cranjery over on dA. He had questions about my summer obsession...
- Current Mood: chipper
- Current Mood: confused
Rant will contain profanity ... just sayin' ...
First it was losing Mr. Gygax, and then hearing that Terry Pratchett has Alzheimers http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/fe
And now this - Arthur C. Clark has passed away. http://www.news.com/8301-13772_3-9897329-5
I feel like it's a mass exodus of heroes before the world goes to hell in a handbasket. Maybe they're being taken away from us to fight the good fight somewhere else?
Sucks to be a geek lately...
So, to you, Mr. Clark, I hope you've found your home among the stars.
Yeah, I'm so old-school it hurts....
So, they're gonna make live-action Akira....
Not sure how I feel about this.
It will either be amazing or an epic fail.
I think I'll wait to see who signs on....
- Current Mood: curious