Last week, Nintendo held its first Nintendo Direct of the year. When big gaming companies do that, I like to at least keep up with the happenings, even though I can’t watch them at work because I don’t want to make the IT people mad at me.
There was a lot of info we got in that Direct (this great article from Polygon has the full list of announcements), but the one I was really interested in? The demo for Yoshi’s Crafted World.
Continue reading “Yoshi’s Crafted World: My First Impression”
Although I talk about him and our wonderful geeky life a lot on my blog, I realized last week that I’ve never actually told the story of how I met Shane and how that geeky life got started.
So today, in honour of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d finally tell that story!
Continue reading “How I Fell in Love with a Geek”
I think one of my biggest frustrations with the Sims is how limited it can be in terms of home design. It didn’t take me long to run out of ideas with the base-game items, and eventually, I started getting the expansion and stuff packs just so I could build with their items.
I even started following a bunch of different Instagram accounts dedicated to design for the Sims 4, watching what they created and then driving myself crazy trying to find those items in official packs.
Continue reading “My Top 5 Custom Content Sets for the Sims 4”
I’ve always been one of those people that just kind of falls into things by accident. Luckily, they usually seem to work out in my favour—sometimes it’s little things like finding a $5 bill on the ground right outside my car door, or sometimes it’s big things like picking a pet parakeet that would live for almost a decade. And, you know, definitely be a source of joy and support for some of life’s most tumultuous times.
My career definitely falls into that category.
Continue reading “How I Became a Blogger”
This isn’t exactly news, but today is the official worldwide launch for Kingdom Hearts 3. It’s been a huge source of excitement for gamers around the world, and that’s totally justified—it’s been way too long coming.
Sorry, but it has. It’s been just over 13 years since its predecessor, Kingdom Hearts 2, and it’s been just about six years now since it was announced we’d be getting a third. Continue reading “Why I’m Not Playing Kingdom Hearts 3 This Week”