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The Bag of Holding

I have returned. Again. Or something.

Posted by ApochPiQ, 22 November 2005 · 150 views

As promised, I've updated the shrine with the X³ US pics. Behold all of the awesome.

And then of course there's the gaming peripherals:

From left to right, we have:
- My old knock-off, off brand PC Propad. I never actually got to play any games with this, because it only has two trigger buttons, and all the games that supported gamepads...

Life, the Universe, and Everything. Or not.

Posted by ApochPiQ, 21 November 2005 · 153 views

January cannot come soon enough.

I've been spending a lot of time this week sleeping and just generally goofing around with my flatmate. Our current project is to play through Final Fantasy III (which I've done, but he hasn't) and then FFVII (which he's done, but I haven't). Beer, Pizza, and old school gaming - that is how it should be.

Every now and then...

Work, work

Posted by ApochPiQ, 14 November 2005 · 149 views

I'm sorry to disappoint all of you morbid freaks who I know were just itching to hear about me getting brutally dismembered, but I'm back. The trip was long, boring, and essentially uneventful.

The only real highlight worth mentioning was that we held the 8 Bit Theater "Welcome to Corneria" / "I like swords!" exchange for one hour and fifteen...


Posted by ApochPiQ, 11 November 2005 · 157 views

Well, the Spectral Samurai's car has finally and utterly died. Being naturally tired of it dying repeatedly over the past two years, he's getting rid of the car entirely. This leaves us with only one car, which is a slightly problematic situation for people who are supposed to be sharing a flat.

So the plan is I'm going to go to Virginia pick him...

I am not a photographer - but look at 'em anyways

Posted by ApochPiQ, 09 November 2005 · 118 views

I'm going to have to do three things here which I was not expecting to do. First, I'm going to post two entries within a few hours of each other, which for some reason makes me feel dirty. Second, I'm going to post a short journal entry. This definitely makes me feel dirty. Finally, I'm going to actually post something about, y'know, me doing game...

Observational gallimaufry

Posted by ApochPiQ, 09 November 2005 · 147 views

Observation One: NDAs make for boring journals
I originally planned to start this journal to record, y'know, game development and such. So last night I was thinking about why I have yet to actually post much about, y'know, me developing games. Today it finally dawned on me: I never post anything here, because all of the interesting stuff I work in...

Inane Factoid #47582

Posted by ApochPiQ, 03 November 2005 · 158 views

Smokey Bones has awesome chocolate peanut butter pie.

I'd talk more about how awesome it is, but at the moment I'm feeling the distinct need to crawl into a dark corner and sleep it off for about a week.

[update] I have developed a theory. I believe that pie is a form of antimatter for code - an antithought as it were. This pie seems to be utterly...

Tome of Navel Gazing +3

Posted by ApochPiQ, 30 October 2005 · 179 views

I've made a terrible mistake. I read the Newspaper Comics thread in the Lounge. Specifically, I got thinking about Calvin and Hobbes. Now it is worth noting that I recognized the fake end-of-series strip immediately as a hoax, not because I've seen it before but because I basically grew up glued to that strip. Heck, a few of my parents' coworkers actually...

Wallace and Grommit : Cheesy Good Fun

Posted by ApochPiQ, 28 October 2005 · 147 views

Just got back in a while ago from seeing Wallace and Grommit in the Curse of the Wererabbit. That movie is without doubt the most absolutely hilarious thing I've seen in a very, very long time.

Anyone with a decent (read: British) sense of humor owes it to themselves to see this movie at least once.

"We'll call him.... Hutch!"

Sleep is so weird.

Posted by ApochPiQ, 25 October 2005 · 203 views

So, it's 3 AM. Usually, I'd be going to sleep right now. Today, I just (more or less) got up.

I decided that I'm tired of working on a 6 hour phase shift from my employer in Germany, so I went to bed around 8 last night to compensate. So far so good, although I still have a long day ahead of me to see how well (if at all) this scheme will work out....

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