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Cblogs of 2/5/2018 + Lost Recap + New Job

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I actually had a recap subject ready and typed two days ago. However, I wrote it at my work PC and forgot to email it to myself prior to doing this. At least I have a recap ready for next week then.

Anyways, since I don't have anything really to talk about, I will just share small update about me.

First, note that the title of this recap is deceiving. I didn't actually start a new job. No, its the same company, but I am in a new assignment. While it is the sae company, and I am working literally in the same building, it ight as well be a different job. For all intents and purposes, its feels like the first week of school.

I don't know what the hell is epxected of me, and I need to build-up my reputation from scratch. Previously, I was valued as a dependable and capable Project Engineer. Now, I basically need to prove myself in a different job all over again.

A- Like myself, Goemar didn't actually play many games released in 2017, and here is his list of the best 11 (or is it more) games he played last year.

S- Here is another great Comments of the Week blog from the COTW team, truly a magnificent effort.

S- Continuing with his satirical Yellow Pages series, Riobux crafts one of his most believable stories yet. Featuring "news" that actually has a lot of nuance imbeded in it.

 

 

R- You may not remeber Nokia anymore, and if so you would probably not know something called the N-Gage ever existed. Anyways, Kerrik52 reviews Xanadu Next, a game that looks to be really good. Just do yourself a favor and play it on the PC.

 

 

Anyway, here are the games I am currently playing. Those in bold I am going to review when completed:
  • Little King's Story (Wii).
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS).
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (Genesis).
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U).
  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PS4).
  • The Adventures of Pip (Wii U).
  • Culdcept: Revolt (3DS).

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