Checkpoint: Odyssey Into Christmas Edition

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks around here. Christmas injected itself into my house in the form of a fancy tree. Learned how to change tires. Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales came and went. And plenty of Super Mario Odyssey was played. Changing Tires I decided to learn how to change my tires. It seemed like an easy and useful skill to learn and it yields a couple of benefits including saving time and money. I bought the … Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Switch Review

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It took me over four months to finish it but I finally reached the end of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I’m not 100% done with the game — there are so many shrines, side quests and a true ending to see – but I’ve played more than enough to render a verdict. There was so much to love and a handful of design decisions that assaulted my patience but in the end I ended up enjoying … Read More

Checkpoint: Weekend Movies Edition

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We started watching Blade Runner on Friday. I watched the movie for the first time a few years ago but I watched it on DVD. I thought the movie was good but watching it on a 55″ HDTV was a bit too much for the 480p movie.  I enjoyed the movie but the grimy and unclear image of DVD left me wanting. This Blu-ray remaster of the Director’s Cut is very impressive. The CG hasn’t aged particularly well but I’m … Read More

Checkpoint: ResetEra Edition

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Last week it was the death of NeoGAF. This week, it’s all about the birth and rise of ResetEra. ResetEra is essentially the successor to NeoGAF – in name and in technology. The ethos behind the forum remains; don’t be a jerk. The strict moderation and registration processes continues but now the forum is powered by XenForo which coincidentally is the successor to vBulletin which powered NeoGAF.  I still find myself tempted to visit NeoGAF out of habit and morbid … Read More

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