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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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Been a while since I played digital Pandemic, so I got out my two favorite roles to play in person (Ops Expert and… https://t.co/e7grP3K1stMmph, I fired up Riviera on GBA and forgot how *annoying* the confirmation sound effects are. There's a lot I like… https://t.co/koN22kuD3x @therealmonsoon Gotta say I loved watching peak Dwight Freeney. Favorite defensive player to watch and as a perso… https://t.co/mZvOJUTUAq @ShaunMusgrave ...those things were legit the first and second Mega Man properties I owned. Also had Castlevania, a… https://t.co/7cEL3068gH
2/20
2020
Fifteen months later, this keeps coming up in fun ways like upper management coming by and asking, "hey, is Alma on… https://t.co/y7w3fGR9wY2:05 and 55% shows a lot of rust - when it first came out, I unlocked all possible endings, and I got turned around… https://t.co/l2DLJpCNt5Huh, Indiana Beach closed. Looks like that dastardly supervillain finally came out on top. https://t.co/wlqLxF6Mh9https://t.co/SJoFqysOntMarketplace: Lots of people look at your stuff, and tons of people will ask you if it's available and/or promise to… https://t.co/KpWOits7ODWe need a combination between the engagement we get from Marketplace with the lack of human interaction I get from… https://t.co/biCN9ToWSZ
2/19
2020
I have no idea how many hours I drove my college roommate nuts with this song, but it was quite a lot. More Home R… https://t.co/wxCfJnscodTime to get the GBA charged up? Time to get the GBA charged up.For those about to delist, we salute you https://t.co/vqihJ8aBrBNot a super matchup. Got buried under 2x Leaking Room and a Hallway Collapse in the first attempt and just generall… https://t.co/vDafN3z5SU
2/18
2020
@rpgfancom Spent quite a bit of time on Spheda in this one as a tri-click golf fan. Also, "Peace of the World" was… https://t.co/2zG0xon4HyEvery time I come back to sell a couple things on eBay, I'm reminded of the facts that: - they consistently don't… https://t.co/xiqulegiORIt is criminal that you can get the 5c R that lets you draw +1 card per card in hand right off the bat, that thing is pure shenanigans.Old friend: "hey, I just got Paperback, I'm having fun against the AI but we should play online" me: "OK" Game: "… https://t.co/maRLooEpeH
2/17
2020
One of several WAXF tracks that have been on my iPod for years. Listening to the music a lot was part of what made… https://t.co/zGEv90MeLOMedia Molecule: here is Dreams, our new game to create your wildest fantasies, anything you can possibly imagine g… https://t.co/5y2hFsRDE2
Retweeted by Aaron Bolner @pixelcardboard No go on that sale, btw, it's still at $4 on iOS
2/16
2020
I helped! And yes, the async games don't save your turn unless your opponent is online. 🤦‍♂️ https://t.co/N8dFahWlqpIt probably doesn't help that the game was very, very highly sold to me by literally everyone I talked to about it.… https://t.co/00q09hkYxWGiven that I bounced off Meteorfall after a couple hours, I guess I shouldn't be surprised. "You've played tons of… https://t.co/YxYtku1qOgNot sure how I feel about Slay the Spire after a couple more hours with it. The deckbuilding and the knowable mecha… https://t.co/NU02V2aA2O @takewalker145 ...this is like that guessing game that BoardGameTables did for their quantitative easing game. Kno… https://t.co/Lfm8CxVdTc @pixelcardboard Not yet on iOS! I'll check back after 11 PM, that's when pre-scheduled price drops tend to hit.
2/15
2020
@pixelcardboard Neither! I just haven't gotten around to it. Apparently I should - I talked to some of my tabletop… https://t.co/m49o3Cdugl @pixelcardboard An even split of five things I've played and five I haven't. Two of them are "the app is well put t… https://t.co/aHAUihA8wxNot sure if hitting floor 50 on first Slay the Spire run is good, bad, or indifferent
2/14
2020
@MrColdFury AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA (It wouldn't be so bad if it didn't have a Peyton Manning caliber fivehead)Toughest Mint in a while. It was touch and go in the final round - I thought I had the win in the bag, and then Ven… https://t.co/zTS0H7sitz
2/13
2020
Here's @stephen_collins, a UK politoonist, just utterly nailing it with this take on how institutions handle mental… https://t.co/J9YnaU4shC
Retweeted by Aaron Bolner @ShaunMusgrave I think the physical cartridge release was to its detriment on this point. I'm definitely glad I wai… https://t.co/kzFLQfiLIbIn particular, reusing one of those scenes would have slipped perfectly into the ending sequence of Torna, only add… https://t.co/gQYlnugG0vNow that I've refreshed myself on a few details, I can better articulate: part of my problem with Torna was that I… https://t.co/nhfqzVNKhLI'm left feeling a little cold at the length (well under 15 hours) and the composition of that length (almost half… https://t.co/6LNC08sFmCGameplay was very good, AI is better, did a better job explaining the gameplay than XBC2 did and also allowed revie… https://t.co/dguSrs0vWWI'm clearly going to have to look up some story bits, because apart from one tiny line around the 2/3 mark, I can't… https://t.co/ZuOgD2BsNbXenoblade 2 Torna #rollcredits. Not a lot of great options for screens to post with them being laid over story. https://t.co/bQG4LWjQtg
2/12
2020
Update to the update: a couple days ago she and I went out together and she sang along with the piano version of th… https://t.co/z2MhtOfDOhTook Wingspan to work for the first time. A 60 y/o woman who has never played with us saw it: "Oh, a scissor-tailed… https://t.co/g5eVFM0zbZXBC2 Torna, 7.5 hour mark: "hey man, do two or three sidequests, the people around here need a boost" Me: "Got it… https://t.co/9o62iHtYmVWe'd taken a random picture of the building, viewed from our truck, on our way in to the building. When we checked… https://t.co/MWLXjHFR9oDoubly hilarious in our personal lives because the one time we saw Rush live, an actual Canada goose who *nested in… https://t.co/hAOuVdrRG2I'm over here running the Automa, looking at a good score, and then the geese walked over and crapped on everything https://t.co/CmC4K8sChj
2/11
2020
@pixelcardboard They've created an iOS bundle for the occasion as they did at Christmas. Twilight Struggle, Love Le… https://t.co/HdZvcQflgo @jeysiec Legit no idea, I never saw it. Looks that way per Wiki. (French and Japanese films interested me the most,… https://t.co/be0FSnHuldYeah, this would be the first one we watched together, I think - we picked up the English language remake after see… https://t.co/vANjHpOMkQThis would have been in 2000 or 2001, I don't remember exactly. I don't remember seeing another subbed film until a… https://t.co/1XSxGrpf05"After Life", a Japanese film wherein the death process has caseworkers that interview the recently departed and he… https://t.co/K3y2N3VtSMTried Keyforge again at work for the first time in several months. Played for nearly an hour and we had to call it… https://t.co/vZQjgILTRP @pixelcardboard @AsmodeeDigital I've been able to start all of one online game... and it wouldn't finish my opening… https://t.co/fq1pMKG1I4Xenoblade may be a whole lot of nonsense and I wish people would SHUT UP during battle, but this team really knows… https://t.co/SDxCIRWDkVOh. They *did* bring back "Counterattack" in Torna. 🎶FPS'es are NOW Wolfendooms. Sorry I don't make the rules https://t.co/s8kJTgXOxF
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2/10
2020
@laevantine Soon after the Genesis came out, a friend of mine recorded the sound of a full run of Sonic 1 (~50-55 m… https://t.co/D6pDemQZf1
2/8
2020
LOAD "*",8,1 https://t.co/T6agQR9OC5We're a couple plays into Funkoverse and it's going over well so far. Something that has amused both of us: Draco M… https://t.co/j0Yc4N3Opv
2/7
2020
Me: "The combat music for XBC2 Torna isn't really doing it for me so far. I wonder how the boss music will be." Ga… https://t.co/KUbXK6HuQ2Also this remix from Chip's Challenge https://t.co/2TJHj1Mq6HThe basic battle music in Xenoblade Torna keeps making me think of SSBM's Home Run Contest https://t.co/K5loo2skqL
2/6
2020
(This was with base Stealth and Movement; I had some pretty good luck avoiding hits overall, and Advanced Acrobat c… https://t.co/5baIk60lVjFinished this a little late last night, but I've been working through Tower of Babel games in Burgle Bros, trying t… https://t.co/ShVo3pdasXSeriously, who gives a Monk the Equip Sword support abilityCome to think of it, that was La Comodora's third turn? I only remember the environment getting to play two cards.… https://t.co/opvpUuv6rQQuick and brutal Mint. Won on La Comodora's 4th turn with lots of damage to spare. Rudder in the Timestream was a b… https://t.co/UXGGYgSiOPAlso, I had to look up this cutscene tonight after seeing the ending to FFXII. https://t.co/PBiXWS5pVI🎶 I exploit you, still you love me 🎶 I tell you one and one makes three "Why is that song in your head today?" No reasonHey, the XBC2 team listened to some feedback https://t.co/VfsDmRb12W
2/5
2020
This is the content I am here for #FFXII https://t.co/2dA5eylvxfOh, and Balthier was even better than I remembered; he wasn't just my favorite character because he was hilarious,… https://t.co/noORi6dJ1z @MrColdFury The heavy breathing from people like Gabranth in the Judge armor really takes the cake in that comparis… https://t.co/Oim94InQheI also got the same feelings story-wise playing this as I did playing Ys VIII's good ending. There's a lot of backs… https://t.co/77Q6MBAZ20- Penelo added basically nothing as well - It still confuses me that this game got several perfect scores and tons… https://t.co/72tpXdXLcyAssorted thoughts: - The character who is described as "looking for a place to die" is named "Sadder" spelled back… https://t.co/KImiyYdfkRFinished in between 20 and 21 hours, and a decent chunk of that gameplay was getting lost in a couple of late game… https://t.co/geIoF3aiKOFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age #rollcredits. Much easier of a game than I remembered, though apparently one fi… https://t.co/LDC2w2g1dx @pixelcardboard My wife and I both snagged the app when it went on sale a mere 3 weeks after being launched. Despit… https://t.co/nBU1kT0aOY @pixelcardboard Digital: Burgle Bros has made a resurgence for me since it still runs so well on my old iPod. Physi… https://t.co/3H4anUP7cjAs a resident of a not-that-populous county whose electronic voting system suffers critical breakdowns even when no… https://t.co/hsJjo8wgbC @ShaunMusgrave I knew 15 had that rep (and deservedly so), but I'm coming away from this replay feeling that it cou… https://t.co/MLgE8xW176...it also accentuates how multiple characters in this party are completely nonessential to the story.I, uh, didn't expect to be staring at the final dungeon in FFXII TZA just inside of 20 hours. This speeding up the… https://t.co/FL9JZQieCYHabit I have: unlocking the Switch with R2 for the silly noiseSecond highest score I've had in On Tour - got the NY 95 on the last turn of the game. Somehow didn't get to use th… https://t.co/6TtVSegvvDI hope Ashe's voice actress was paid by the meaningful sigh into the camera
2/4
2020
Learning Harry Potter: Into the Funko-verse tonight "That's not the actual title" oh, hush https://t.co/yTe04wARxJUpdate: tonight she did the same with Feena's theme from Ys Piano Collection Daddy was very proud https://t.co/IYVinibG4p @ShaunMusgrave Oh man, I'd repressed that Tales of Phantasia iOS port. Some guy warned me off of it, so I never rea… https://t.co/oPPUe5G1PK
2/2
2020
I'm definitely enjoying FFXII more than I did the first time around - I think the TZA updates helped a lot from a g… https://t.co/SF96VNi4dMMy memories of FFXII had disappeared so entirely that I forgot about Balthier's surname matching a character from FFTRT + follow @Nintendeal for your chance to win the ULTIMATE Animal Crossing: New Horizons bundle! - Animal Crossin… https://t.co/t3ClFEbElR
Retweeted by Aaron Bolner @ShaunMusgrave Salty snacks?Tabletop gaming notes for January: - # of gameplays: 42 - # of different games: 19 - # of days missed: 0 - # of ga… https://t.co/YOk1VOYcXU
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2/1
2020
@pixelcardboard Every single tabletop game I've played of On Tour has ended up with multiple people swearing and de… https://t.co/i7IvvRRPFBMinus: I got lost in FFXII and had trouble getting *out* of an area that I fought deep into. Plus: I got some swee… https://t.co/YNmwwk0MbjAlways love popping into a sports discussion and seeing an argument about whether it's OK to respect the leadership… https://t.co/1KYoAMNNAd
1/31
2020
@pixelcardboard I am assured that 30+ is a fine score by the BGTables folks. Groups I've played with physically so… https://t.co/eVo2mgwEnJI have been given a place of honor in my wife's phone settings https://t.co/KT6O4gZRlwBreakfast Mint. Nastiest stuff came from the environment, really - though even that was a 50/50 ratio of "beat up U… https://t.co/IGddPix7SV
1/30
2020

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