Has it really been a month since I last posted?
Sorry about the hiatus. The “real world” has kept me busy of late. A long, drawn-out house-buying saga that I won’t bore you with here, and a very nice vacation which let me to Pensacola Beach, New Orleans, Dallas, and the Grand Canyon. When you have to travel, travel in style. All that, and my birthday last week.
That’s not to say that I haven’t been gaming, though. I downloaded the Super Star Wars trilogy for the Wii, and am just about through Super Empire Strikes Back. For a while, I thought my gaming skills had atrophied as I couldn’t get Han Solo past this one troop carrier in the Echo Base levels on Hoth. The series is well known for its sadism, but Good Lord, that was harder than anything else in the game.
Left 4 Dead introduced its new “Crash Course” campaign, which is supposed to bridge the first two campaigns into one cohesive narrative, but honestly, I can’t tell how. Sure, there’s a crashed helicopter which is assumedly from the first campaign’s hospital finale, but that’s about it. The biggest disappointment is Read the rest of this entry