All the Best Luo!

Posted in Sports with tags , , , , , , , on 05/03/2014 by arthur1977

Well my Canucks management continues destroying the team. Bad trades and treating the former face of the franchise Roberto Luongo with ZERO respect by benching him for the Heritage Classic. How do you got from having one of the best goaltending duos in the NHL to a pair of rookies in under 10 months is beyond me!

As for Roberto Luongo, from this Canuck fan, thanks for all the great memories, leadership, and hard work! I hope you get all the respect you deserve in 🌴.

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Dragon Age: Origins – Platinumed

Posted in Dragon Age with tags , , , on 27/02/2014 by arthur1977

Well it took me 5 years, a PSN name change, and a through walk through of the Traveler trophy to finally accomplish this feat!

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I was originally given Dragon Age as a birthday gift in 2009 and fell in love with it. I have always been a huge fantasy fan so this game was right up my ally. I had completed the game a couple of times on my old PSN and even with some of the graphical glitches on the PS3 thought it looked great.

With the upcoming release of Dragon Age: Inquisition I decided it would be a great opportunity to reply it under my new PSN handle, Gutvik. I remembered that the Bronze Traveler trophy was a royal nuisance to unlock so before starting I found a list of all the places I needed to visit to remove the frustration.

Once I started as a Human Noble Rogue named Kristzi I was addicted for a second time. Kristzi exploits as a Grey Warden are listed below:

*Spoilers* By the time my campaign was ending the Werewolves were cured, the Mage tower restored, Harrowmont was King of the Dwarfs, the Urn was found and shared to the world, the Anvil was destroyed, and Conner was saved. The final sacrifice came down to Alistair and me, Morrigan was not to happy when I said no to her offer, and Alistair made the death blow to kill the Archdemon.

After completing my first run with Kristzi I managed to collect every trophy except Hopeless Romantic (still needed Morrigan), Archmage, and Master of Arms. I admit to getting the Archmage and Master of Arms trophies by taking advantage of the Witch Hunt DLC, but hey what’s a man with limited time to do.

I am currently working through the game a second time with a City Elf Warrior named Gutvyk. With this trek through Ferelden I plan on getting the actual ending I want when I start Dragon Age II, along with completing the Hopeless Romantic trophy.

As for my platinum quest, it was just a few nights ago that Gutvyk charmed Morrigan to get the Witches Gone Wild (and Hopeless Romantic in the process) trophy to capture my first Platinum. Even though there are no more trophies to be had I am still having a great time playing to get to the ending I want.

Once I complete Gutvyk’s campaign I plan on a little break before tackling Dragon Age II again. Perhaps a little Ratchet and Clank, DMC, or ICO for something a little different.

Happy Birthday Little Man!

Posted in Life with tags , , on 22/02/2014 by arthur1977

Well it was a year ago today that my son was born. It signalled a monstrous reduction in my free time to blog and play video games but would not change it for the world.

I hope you had a great day my little Monster :)

My 3 year old Artist

Posted in Life with tags , , on 09/01/2014 by arthur1977

We got my Little Princess a black board for Christmas this year and she has fallen in love with drawing on it.  I love just watching her explore what she wants to draw and how her art has its own style already.  Normally she asks us to help her but we always make sure to follow her lead and ask her what she wants up to draw.  She was so proud of this picture of her brother with one tooth I just had to share it.

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Happy New Year!

Posted in Life with tags , on 01/01/2014 by arthur1977

I just wanted to wish everyone out there a Happy New Year!

Thank you for checking out my blog. I am hoping to reenergize it in 2014.

Keep Sm:)ing

Square don’t you get enough of my money already…

Posted in Games, Square Enix with tags , , , , , , , on 08/10/2013 by arthur1977

Well Square Enix might have found another way to add an icon to my iPhone.  I am still heavily addicted to Guardian Cross and now at the Tokyo Game Show they show off one of their new games, Deadman’s Cross!

Here is the trailer that they released:

Killing Zombies, Great Artwork, Addicting Collections… Fine Square you win, sigh, here is my credit card number……

Diablo 3 Demo on PS3

Posted in PS3 with tags , , , , on 20/09/2013 by arthur1977

Time to be honest, until I downloaded the demo for Diablo III, I had never played any game in the series. After realizing I missed to loot hunting of MMO’s I started looking into Diablo III to quench that thirst.

Not being a PC gamer anymore I had to wait until it was released on the PS3. After reading some impressions on various sites I decided to down load the demo. After trying to select the Demon Hunter class (Full game required, D’oh) I selected a male Wizard and jumped in. The game starts you off slowly just a few mobs at a time with limited skills. Once you do the first couple quests in the city gaining a few levels and skills they release you to the first open zone to slaughter everything! After raining death and distraction on everything I could find in the zone I decided that this game is for me.

I picked up the full game on Tuesday and have managed to get my newly created Demon Hunter to level 11. The combat is fast and furious and the loot hunting addictive. If you cannot seem the loot a piece of armor you can also go to the blacksmith or merchant and see what they have for you. I keep wanting to jump back in for one more loot run, but it’s not a game I should be playing around my 3 year old daughter!

The bonus on top of everything else is I can also play this game with my friends. The couch coop is awesome and something most games seem to lack now that we are moving to a more online generation.

It might sound strange but I really enjoy sitting in a room with a few close friends drinking scotch and killing demons!

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