Last night at 5 PM EST my grandmother passed away.
I reflected on this for quite some time and turned to video games as consolation. This is not an uncommon practice I think, as video games are a very popular escapist route...
So I have been thinking on this for a while. It came up during the latest Podtoid and I think I know what my problems are with QTEs. I don't hate them mind you. I will try to sum up what it is I do not like and what it is ...
My most memorable event of Etrian Odyssey was everything to be blunt. Imagine my glee filled eyes as I turned on the game, was told to make characters from scratch (not even a single pregen!), allocate skill points, and (a...
About Sedidwif One of us since 6:17 PM on 11.14.2007
Persona 4 (PS2)
Twilight Princess (Wii)
Splosion Man/Shadow Complex (XBox 360)
Phoenix Wright: Trial and Tribulations (DS)
The first video game I ever owned was a stand alone breakout set that plugs into your TV made by Atari. I moved on to the 2600 and on up the ladder. I currently still own the following, which all function:
Atari 800 XL
Turbo Grafx 16 (5 of these)
Genesis (2 of these) One with power base converter
Sega CD (2)
Saturn (2, one Japanese, one US)
Playstation 1 (2)
Neo Geo CD (1X version)
Dreamcast (2, 1 Japanese, 1 US)
Playstation 2 (3, 1 Japanese, 2 US)
GBA (kept for FF Crystal Chronicles on GC)
There is no need to own a PS3 and an Xbox 360... yet.