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My week in Games.

I have had quite a games orientated week which has now led to a slight boredom of them for the moment. I blame that most on the humid weather which has reduced me to a sloth like state, and so unable to sit up. It is impossible for me to ...

 
 
 

E-bay bargains Joy

I recently discovered the joys of E-bay after finally setting up a Paypal account, I did this as I wished to get a Super NES and NES. This I have now done. I love E-bay. Sure my first purchase - A Super NES was a tad expensive. It cos...

 
 
 
 
 

My top 10 game bosses of all time

Here is a list of my top 10 favourite game bosses. These are my personal favourites, not necessary the hardest, in fact many of them are damn easy, but the most memorable. The image qualities are dreadful, however I am at work, so had no t...

 
 
 

Soleil - A forgotten gem!

Soleil is a fantastic RPG, and much under appreciated. Soleil was an RPG released for the Megadrive. It was a Zelda style game starring a boy armed with a Sword. On his birthday he is cursed by a mysterious fortune teller who gives him...

 
 
 
 

My list of SHAME : o

Here following on from my lastpost, posted earlier todayis my list of...SHAME. Basically I realised that I have a hell of a lot of games that I have actually never completed. To shame myself I am publishing a list of these here. I exclud...

 
 
 
 
 

Feeling love for 'The Suffering'

Reading Aborto Thefetus's post about fear led to me thinking about The Suffering. I absolutly LOVE this game, at first I was gonna write a post on my blog at therottingzombie.blogspot.com (shameless plug) but it is not really zombie oriant...

 
 
 

Musings on real life

A random post prehaps, but I was thinking earlier how much games influence my thinking. Sort of a tangent to the whole 'do games turn normal people into killers' topic. I realised in my weird half sober/drunk state that I often think ab...

 
 
 
 
 
 

360 Back, woo

I finally got my 360 back after it had RROD'd a few weeks back! I had really expected for it to take at least a month to be repaired and sent back, but it took just under a week : ) Sent it off last Thursday, and it arrived back to me on ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

This week I have been playing...

Ok, this is my first ever post on here, so forgive me if this post is not 'correct'. As a test I have just ported over a post from my blog about what I have played this week. And yes, I know my spelling is terrible. I also realise my title...

 
 

About The Rotting Zombieone of us since 1:29 PM on 08.19.2007

Games Currently Playing:

-Dragon Quest IX
-Dragonage: Origins
-Turok
-Dante's Inferno
-Zak and Wiki

therottingzombie.blogspot.com

Am 28 years old, live in Northampton, England, work as a internet administrator. Like horror films, rock music, zombie books etc etc.

My gamertag is Happyhead UK, I really really want to play online games with friendly people,as I hate playing with strangers, I really feel like I'm missing out on online games due to this fact so am envious of all the people with thier fancy 'friend lists'!

Anyway my first console was a BBC Acorn Electron, I loved it, had hundreds of games for it. My fave games were the Repton ones, as well as Crazy Rider, and a game set in a underground base that I can't recall the title of. All good things come to an end though. One day the cassette box thing broke, rather then get a new one my parents chucked the whole thing away, and sold all the games to some dodgy bloke at a car boot sale for £5.

That was the end of my console owning days I assumed. My friends all had Master Systems, so we would spend hours playing Alex Kidd and Sonic, I thought the graphics and sound were unbelivable.

One birthday I find a big present, I open it to find surrounded by a legion of angels a Megadrive, a pure virgin Megadrive, with Altered Beast and Sonic. Before that day I had not even realised such a beast of power existed.

I become the cool kid in the neighbourhood with everyone wanting to play it. A year later a bitter war erupted, a enemy appeared on the horizon - the Super NES...

It was a bitter and bloody battle over the next few years. Some of my friends got Megadrives, while other friends were torn asunder and got Super NES's, a civil war of apocalyptic proportions. Fighting in the streets, gangs armed with Game Gears and Gameboys beating each other into bloody chunks, a literal Hell on Earth.

Looking back I think this is were my dislike of Nintendo appeared. Don't get me wrong, nowadays I love Nintendo games, I own a GBA, DS, Gamecube and Wii, but at the root of my being I will always love Sega more. To this day I dislike Mario. I think the games are amazing, but he himself I detest. I refuse to believe there is such a thing as a bad Sonic game, I just turn a blind eye to the bad ones...anyway I digress.

After that I brought a NES, sold it, though liked it, brought a Super NES (my fave game of all time is the Super NES version of Batman Returns), sold it to get a Playstation, sold that when I got a Playstation 2, brought an almighty Dreamcast (RIP), and got a N64 for Goldeneye. Swallowed my pride and brought a Xbox. The rest is history.

Now I own a Dreamcast, Wii, Xbox, 360, Playstation 2, Master System, Megadrive (my pride, over 200 games), GBA, DS, NES, Super NES, and a Gamecube (which I have misplaced somewhere).
 
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