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The portraits you make on IR-7000 are not merely for spicing up your address book. They are integrated with a “game” and that game is called Brain Drain. In Brain Drain you choose a portrait to play as, and face off against a different portrait using psychic abilities. It is a bit thin on gameplay […]


Posted at: May 29th, 2020 - 4:17 am - Number of Comments » 0

The mid-late 90s personal organizer. The big companies making them were Sharp and Casio, although there were a lot of other ones. I still have mine, the IR-7000, made by Sega. Looks like this: Still works, woot. Like the standard organizer it flipped open and had a QWERTY keyboard. It could store notes, addresses, do […]


Posted at: May 27th, 2020 - 5:38 am - Number of Comments » 3

Finished Valkyria Chronicles 4 (PS4). Picked this up after playing it at a demo station at a convention. For Valkyria Chronicles 1, it would actively bother me how misunderstood this game was. I would be talking to some gamer friend about what we’re playing and say I am playing VC. I assert how good and […]


Posted at: May 26th, 2020 - 1:58 am - Number of Comments » 1

A response to this: “What were the five most important video games to you throughout your youth/teen years? No curating to look cool/interesting please” 1. Lagoon (SNES)Comment: The first RPG I played. The environments and sense of world-building were a lot deeper than the other games I was familiar with, so it was easy to […]


Posted at: May 22nd, 2020 - 12:24 am - Number of Comments » 0