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Chemist, husband, dad. Tabletop and video gamer. 5x #sentinelsdigital Hall of Fame. ACen 2006 Katamari Damacy champion. Konami Ys VI boss rush contest winner.

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Also, I’ve said this before, but note Minako Adachi (been on Pokémon for several gens) as lead composer. The soundt… https://t.co/6b25o2Y5NzAnd the random nature of which equipment you get access to varies the power level of the playable characters a bit.… https://t.co/zPpsFcyyNeAnd it’s even possible to do what I did and ignore the relationship stuff completely! So, with that bugaboo aside,… https://t.co/eXntrSVe9VIn addition, while it’s possible to angle yourself toward any of the girls, they don’t fall all over themselves try… https://t.co/4vZpzWmJmURiviera: the Promised Land #rollcredits (replay after 10+ years). I was afraid I wouldn’t like this one as much as… https://t.co/khkkdu8KNL
9/28
2020
Forgot to post this #sentinelsgame #weeklyoneshot earlier. Tachyon did the lion’s share of the work, as poor AZ cou… https://t.co/Q8MQUVv3cE
9/26
2020
(I enjoyed the first NieR - even got the platinum trophy - but I doubt I’ll pick up the remake. Don’t think the sto… https://t.co/1gkmQkcKizI’ve had Hills of Radiant Wind stuck in my head all morning. It could be a lot worse. https://t.co/xByx5ShSBR @ShaunMusgrave Yep, best experience I had with MGS2 on PC was having Quinton Flynn sign it. I’m not surprised that… https://t.co/34Epn1oMT5I was enjoying it and doing well for a while, but mysterious PS1-era game “Luna” is getting a little too obtuse in… https://t.co/WPjvpRBHxR
9/25
2020
I picked up Super Monkey Ball for Wii and looked at it. I’d never tried the GameCube version but I figured it might… https://t.co/2bFEj5ESRFI used it on a couple of major movies I hadn’t seen such as The Godfather, and also on new release PS3/Wii/Xbox 360… https://t.co/BzbHkLxvnkStory time, inspired by my wife quoting something that happened in 2007. You never know what kind of silly, offhand… https://t.co/gqkUWOYAjY
9/24
2020
Ok, time to name a new iPod. Vote below. My previous MP3 players (and phone) have been named after women in Metal… https://t.co/QWprez7nfO
Retweeted by Aaron BolnerIt’s me and my wife, except with Ys Origin instead of FFT https://t.co/tzp2oWXJu2Gonna guess this is directly related to the fact that the last gubernatorial election poll showed that the libertar… https://t.co/IkspCRUbwg @laevantine I played it last year after letting it languish on my shelf for a decade or more. It had a lot of chara… https://t.co/WltBCDKK1E
9/23
2020
(I have been playing A Thing that I am reluctant to comment on, as I have muted several terms and avoided all information about it)Lots of stuff got put to the side the last couple weeks. A cold cycled through the household and we hosted a succes… https://t.co/B7waWMCPlj
9/22
2020
@ArthurDoler mmm, VOCs @aquahaute has some adhesive remover that’s pretty much pure heptane, it’s goooood stuff
9/21
2020
My last two online orders have now apparently disappeared into a vortex or just aren’t being scanned by tracking. 🙃 @therealmonsoon ...mine works pretty well if you add an apostrophe in the first half.
9/19
2020
SSBM-a-new-record.mp4 https://t.co/Um6O9ZS2G2And yet, not only are they still being built like nobody’s business, some of them are being built brand new just to… https://t.co/hW3nUrU3evCoworker asked about housing in my neighborhood since he’s still mulling over trying to find one. Looked at it with… https://t.co/HS4FKiJoHP @ShaunMusgrave The app keeps trying to show me more Metal Gear content since I played Acid/Acid 2/Ghost Babel this… https://t.co/zs5EDybMUQ @alanahagues Yeah, that ending stuck with me and reeeeeally made me wish we’d got a translation of the PSP version… https://t.co/vsiIsXul6J
9/18
2020
@therealmonsoon Mega Man V is great! I was so happy to track down a copy.
9/17
2020
@therealmonsoon Well, I’m playing one of those right now as re: November, but that’s an interesting one to let the… https://t.co/fZUncRYp2dShe's cute when she's not being a boogerDaughter and I were playing with her zoo set a couple days ago. At one point, she busily sorted the animals into tw… https://t.co/IumwG4UnBM
9/16
2020
Then again, when voices like Tlay Cravis ring out as TN’s viewpoint, no one should be surprisedThis is no mystery in Indiana, which hit a new 7-day case high on August 10th and hasn’t appreciably dropped since.… https://t.co/uUtdGj7P2iAh, it’s one of those days where people remind me of things like “that time a developer who was porting Idea Factor… https://t.co/pAAJl5bG5I @nurvuss @therealmonsoon Yup. That perfectly sums up my experience with Blazing Souls Accelate - it broke the rubbe… https://t.co/HNkuMtP0ygUgh, I was just thinking this morning that the idiot-in-charge would try to drum up a war in the next six weeks, I… https://t.co/skpRUpsgfrThis one was over in about five minutes. I had tons of damage from the get-go, Sky-Scraper made Wraith do extra Pro… https://t.co/u5DRrmbNHv
9/15
2020
@DataDrivenPick All the best to you and your mother. Hope to hear of good health and recovery!Thinking about potential answers for ‘favorite game you played this year’ really made me realize how much gaming ox… https://t.co/qUyvyrsBZl
9/14
2020
@laevantine It’s about 5 hours too long, but I enjoyed it and replayed it on the 3DS a few years ago. Really kind… https://t.co/lkxD5mGROh @laevantine I cannot think of FFXV without thinking of this thread https://t.co/Uq2c9o7D1m
9/13
2020
Snagged these three music CDs from XSEED’s store this week, thanks @DigitalEmelas for the tip. Ys Seven was the onl… https://t.co/k0Z0d6qVhl @laevantine Me: “Hey!” Brain: “Your favorite tabletop game is a cartoon superhero-themed card game that’s so fiddl… https://t.co/CE0MiRbOSx
9/12
2020
@ShaunMusgrave I guess I’m confused, I didn’t realize X had anything to do with the publication of the series. I do… https://t.co/4vSYGe3s7cOh, excuse me, company L isn’t doing the reprint of game 4, company X is, it’s just being sold through L’s store, w… https://t.co/nbb0Oc2KQ5 @ShaunMusgrave Oh, so that’s why Sikh is trending
9/11
2020
Printing and reprinting all the games in the series except the best one sure is a choice
9/10
2020
@therealmonsoon My daughter loves street sweepers. A few months ago, we bought her a LEGO city street sweeper for u… https://t.co/XQESstyEaL @jeysiec ...that sentence basically tells you what kind of player would and would not enjoy the game, I think. @jeysiec I've only played a few times myself, but I've enjoyed it. The last time I played, I sat down and planned o… https://t.co/1ud6e5CJ97I really wish Food Fight were more available. Being out of print both digitally and physically makes it very diffic… https://t.co/gfgquRHkpbFood Fight being rated this low is nonsense. I'm sure the average BGG user would like to fully strategize and pick… https://t.co/0t8Ir8gmvkFluxx is Fluxx, you love it or hate it. Hues and Cues is pretty new and we've only tried it in a group once, but it… https://t.co/DBAnEsZRoOBuy the Rights is a movie-pitching game where each player is given plot elements, themes, etc, and everyone has to… https://t.co/Wk9wp2wu8bI don't know what BGG's problem is with Sun, Moon, and Stars, as it's a simple deduction game that's only barely sh… https://t.co/0sl0KCn5YRTrick-Taking, Time Management, and Traitor Mechanic were all part of the Greater than Games meta-game contest. Two… https://t.co/KFrIVdEdasThe first two are a Kickstarter and a failed Kickstarter, in that order. I'm lucky enough to have a copy of the sec… https://t.co/SjPcZLp8jCThe bottom 10 games I own, according to BoardGameGeek ratings (from the absolute lowest, counting up): - Foodtown… https://t.co/bwWLhLyognWelcome To... is fun, though my personal experience with it is a little skewed because, again, we've mostly played… https://t.co/3zbfQ0b0xdI need to spend more time with Spirit Island, but its nature and style clicked with me almost immediately. I just n… https://t.co/TWCPpnhHZVPatchwork and Dominion are two of my three favorite tabletop games. I don't necessarily agree that Prosperity is th… https://t.co/skYQvmG9SiThis seems like a pretty good list. OTB and Iberia represent my favorite iterations of Pandemic. Waterdeep has been… https://t.co/kZ5JmLdqeKThe top 10 games I own, according to BoardGameGeek ratings: - Spirit Island - Dominion (Prosperity) - Wingspan - P… https://t.co/f2xfeFOknfI've seen a couple of tabletop game quote-tweets going around and decided it would be fun to take a look at my/our… https://t.co/bw7vfvVaP6 @nurvuss @alanahagues And the forge! My next door neighbors at college spent hundreds of hours with LoM. One worked… https://t.co/FUJQF2HQUJThis was fun. Hunted Naturalist soaked basically everything while Tempest kept recycling Hasty Augmentation for XPW… https://t.co/VZAhbTvLRh
9/9
2020
Today, this guy returned: “Dude, if you’ve got $7.99 you need to check out Shards of Infinity. It’s like a mix of… https://t.co/wkLTsy3eFc @ShaunMusgrave That suited Spider fellow had an exhibit at the museum I went to this past weekend. https://t.co/Wpk2phlL3i @jeysiec When we were out this past weekend, we ran across a married couple of Michiganders whose masks read “this… https://t.co/4iBS0GVLJQ
9/8
2020
There’s an easy test you can administer to spot Nintendo DS owners with good taste in games. Just fire up Chicago’s… https://t.co/Wohf6f9sH5
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9/6
2020
Would be weird for me playing SM64 on a TV, the only way I played it was on a DS with that stylus/virtual joystick thing they had going onNintendo over here acting like they’re Finite Printing Games
9/3
2020
“Cooking” takes place mid-battle and usually involves the attack mage casting a fire special attack on the ingredie… https://t.co/nPyg3RxcB6The item system in Riviera is fiddly, but full of character. Here, we see that the rapier-wielding healer is also a… https://t.co/fksyO6AhAALate night Mint. Had to think out one of Parse's moves early, and made a couple unnecessary plays in round 2. Could… https://t.co/gsyjfkuXF1
9/2
2020
What I want to post: 280 characters of “woo!” What I will actually post: I am tremendously excited that one of my… https://t.co/QK7m7xx5umThis is making me want to re-dabble in other Dept. Heaven games, which I suppose means Yggdra Union is going on 2021’s list...Riviera (GBA) would be a far more pleasant experience if the confirm sound effect wasn’t so ear-splitting. I’m enjo… https://t.co/NSUcuFO4QtTabletop gaming notes for August - # of plays: 33 - # of different games: 22 - Days missed: 0 - Games new to me:… https://t.co/ox0zkWeU1w
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9/1
2020
Social media gonna social media - the other Overarching Platform recommended that I join Indiana’s 2020 version of… https://t.co/W7EjlpYT6b
8/31
2020
The more I see about the Beginning of the Paths, the more I’m glad I quit after chilly iron 2
8/30
2020
@purpleschala The short stories were quite memorable! Did you ever play Fragile Dreams on the Wii? That's another o… https://t.co/0Nslgquqqu
8/29
2020
@therealmonsoon Even today, if I need a good smile from a video game, I know I can fire up Disgaea chapter 6 and ju… https://t.co/FPuWfvsyZN...it looks like this particular rough day for Mega Man wasn't from fighting Dr. Wily. https://t.co/0oRA487hlv
8/28
2020
Gonna give this another shot, it was on my goals for the year I know there was another thing that came out today (… https://t.co/6y5LlF3jFL @purpleschala Red-ringed a 360 spending several hours with a checklist trying to find the one. single. treasure che… https://t.co/KudwDSP860 @laevantine I feel like I had this problem trying to use ostensibly ranged characters (mostly Natalia) in Tales of the Abyss as well.
8/27
2020
@ShaunMusgrave Oh cool, I never played FFL1 or 2, I’ll keep my eyes open for that one. @alanahagues Co-sign, this bothered me when I semi-recently replayed an old favorite of mine. I’d forgotten how muc… https://t.co/dyPEJebk0S @rpgfancom https://t.co/a9atHKKEmj
8/26
2020
Spotted at our local Half Price Books recently. This is a prime example of the box text not being a selling point: https://t.co/izKZ41LEkVEasy Mint over morning break. Very quick match considering the villain and Advanced rules. Was it necessary to end… https://t.co/1sGBtaoanFHaving trouble deciding what to play next. Socializing is slowly returning over work lunches, so the PC may go by t… https://t.co/52rKyWWOjx
8/25
2020
Good to see some love for Port Ops, I have a soft spot for that one (and this song) https://t.co/Ka6zhyb3udThe EO Nexus version is a slightly easier listen: https://t.co/5UI8anYgDuI’ve had “Hoist the Sword With Pride in the Heart” stuck in my head for a good chunk of the day. This is a solid i… https://t.co/Jx1I1iOFGY @nurvuss An independent bookstore I’ve been to in the far reaches of Michigan claims I can special order the paperb… https://t.co/NruCujMCIAOn the upshot the Sierra Hoyle Book of Games worked perfectly and I got to play a round of Gin with Roger Wilco, so there's thatMe: "Hey, I finally got DOSBox set up to my liking and the finicky 3.5" disks to read! Maybe I'll get to try out th… https://t.co/XC9Ia7OkUU
8/24
2020
8:00 pm - Animal Crossing: Wild World (2005, DS) Original Composer: Kazumi Totaka (@a_slice_of_life) Arranged & Per… https://t.co/rYZZ5WjBwP
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8/23
2020

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