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Random Gaming.

I was a little disappointed with my 1 Vs. 100 gaming session this evening. Tonight was “Community” night, and while I thought the Sci-Fi and Fantasy rounds were fun, the Community Video Game section sucked.

The round should have been called “FPS Games That Have Come Out In The Last 2 Years”, as the questions were utterly devoid of any diversity. Seriously, is this the mindset of today’s moden (read: younger) gamer? Sure, I don’t expect every newbie to the scene to know who Mr. Do is, but the people who accept questions need to find a common ground of young vs. old, instead of a question about doing said acting will net you said achievement in Modern Warfare. It’s not “hardcore”. It’s “limited in scope”.

With Christmas coming up, and an impending move, I scramble to find time for gaming where I can these days, hence the silence of late. The most exciting gaming nod is from the PSP, with the Digital Comics service having gone live. There’s a fair amount of free comics on there, but I’m a bit disappointed in Marvel for charging $1.99 per comic instead of the .99 cents like the Read the rest of this entry

PSP Digital Comics Follow Up.

When I posted the codes for the digital comics for the PSP Digital Comics reader, I admit that I hadn’t viewed them yet. Now that I have, I’d like to share my thoughts on the service.

I’ve been a comics reader for a long time. I still have many of those issues of Spider-Man, X-Men, Superman, Batman, Star Wars, some of the early Valiant and Image Comics…. Well, you get the point.

I like collecting actual issues, and trade paperbacks, which I’ll still happily revisit on a lazy evening. I remember the Digital Comics service being announced for PSP some months back, but I only use my PSP sporadically, and I hadn’t fooled with the portable’s Playstation Store very often until last Summer.

Backstory aside, I noticed the free download codes that had recently sprung up, and saw that IDW Publishing had released four issues across various websites. gain, lack of word of mouth led me to believe that only Marvel was supporting the service, which has a huge back catalog, but it’s not the entirety of comics experiences for me.

So after downloading the four issues and sharing the redemption codes on here, I decided to check out the service Read the rest of this entry

Free PSP Comics From IDW Publishing.

Even though the new PSP Comics Store isn’t officially launching until next month, it seems that IDW Publishing has decided to do its own “Free Comic Book Day” and give a sneak peek of how the service will work via four issues.

Enter these codes at the “Redeem Codes” screen:

Star Trek: 724K-A4BG-JLD7
Transformers: EC2N-9HBR-HJD6
Aleister Arcane: 63N8-R2BF-9E4D
Astro Boy: FF3N-H7B6-M2JF

The service works welll, and I thought it was only going to be Marvel at the start of the service launch, but hey, I now stand corrected.

(Originally compiled from Kotaku.)

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