Category Archives: My Thoughts
Check this. Woke up this morning like every other day. Woke up. Said my prayers. Brushed my teeth. Kissed my wife. Ate breakfast and went to work.
While at work I did my daily duty like every other work day. Recently got an iPhone 6. If you know me I been an avid Android Fanboy. So right now testing this I6. You know to write up a review about my experience.
So I saw a conversation on Facebook by Dwayne about Amber Rose and Khloe Kardashian. Now don’t attack me but I don’t know any of those people. I know that Kim Kardashian is the chick who had a sex tape. So I put two and hoe together and firgured that is her sister. But Amber Rose eluded me. So I asked Siri.
Interesting enough I said this is an odinary chick. What is so special about her. So I did a google search.
HOLY SWEET JESUS. That is what going on! Then as I saw all that it hit me….Today is Tuesday. Destiny reset. Time to do the Nightfall missions. I don’t know how Destiny and Amber Rose sweet body comes together but I do know one thing. Destiny got me hooked. At that moment I could of cared less about that stupid beef between Amber and that other chick.. Once I remembered what today was I called my squad and started the plan for the run tonight. Everything else was secondary.
Today is Friday 13th February.
For some, it is a day of bad omens that will be plagued by bad luck.
For others it is a glorious payday that allows us to live like we were rockstars.
It’s a day where parents are enjoying the extra joy emotions that come with having your children home on mid-term break when you still have to go to work (awesome-sauce).
PLUS, there are actually people counting the hours and minutes to it being tomorrow; because a magic fairy comes and leaves flowers and candy and teddy bears for half of the population that kiss the other half consensually. The other half don’t tend to get anything…but then they have enough already. They have swag.
BUT for many it is just another Saturday (or a Sad why-am-I-still-Single Saturday if you haven’t filled your melodramatic quota for the week).
Personally, I intend to enjoy a 5-step gamer love-fest and encourage you to join me.
- LOVE YOURSELF ENOUGH TO BE HEALTHY. If the fittest person in your house is the character on screen…you have a problem. At the very least consider excess load screens as an opportunity to get “gamer sit-ups” in.
- LOVE YOUR ROOTS. Your children really shouldn’t be playing your M-rated titles. If they suddenly want to grab a controller, grab an old school title and share your childhood.
- LOVE MODERATION. Pledge to try a new title. Start on one of the free downloads that you never got around to then move to your current obsession. It gives you a natural opportunity to grab a bathroom break and a sandwich!
- LOVE GAMER THINGS IN REAL LIFE. Go outside and take a walk. I try to spot (and snap a picture) of things that remind me of in-game moments. (Maybe I’ll share one day). Who knows what else you may run into when you get yourself some sun. Maybe not someone that makes you go but at least
- LOVE YOUR CHOICES. Live every day (especially this weekend) in a way that makes you happy and doesn’t hurt anyone else. Don’t hate on what others do and don’t be ashamed to admit that you love the things you love (Like I can proudly say I don’t think I’ll watch a single thing that doesn’t have subtitles this weekend…but I’m sure you guys can admit to loving better stuff…)
I won’t pretend the world is always kind…but I like to believe that (at least in the Carib Gamer Community)…we are always kind (of Awesome!). So quite frankly I don’t care how you feel about Friday the 13th or February 14th cause in my world…I’m lucky enough to love video games…and anime…and manga…and subtitled asian shows…and the amazing people that translate them…and all things tech…and… … …
Yes. After playing the three game modes that was available to us I came to my conclusion. Keep in mind I know this was a beta and I am not going to gripe on graphics or any other technical issues. Just going to give my take on the gaming experience. So did I enjoy myself?
7 million downloads. That is 7 million potential gamers who tasted the game and may potentially buy the new franchise from Battlefield. So let start.
1. Was it fun?
Not really. Mind you I love me some Battlefield. I prefer that over Call of Duty any day. I love the way it feels. Nothing can replace the excitement I get from play Battlefield. Now that they fixed BF4 I fell in love all over again. Now let me say this. Anyone who loves to play Grand Theft Auto will love HardLine. It was like BF and GTA had sex and gave birth to Hardline. The way the animations feel made me think about GTA. I mean with all the cursing and thumping music while driving the “getaway car” made think about it.
Which brings me to me biggest gripe. The beta didn’t have any hardcore modes. So basically we was left to play in normal mode. Sigh… felt like I was shooting rubber bullets. Literally would empty two clips in a guy to take him down. One clip if I aim for the head. Just maybe I am accustomed to hardcore modes. Either way it didn’t feel like BF. More like COD. The pace is much faster-ish. I guess Hardline trying to bridge the gap between COD and BF players.
2. What about the game modes?
Yeah not a fan. The one that I played the most was Conquest. There was a Heist Mode. Sigh….it is fun when playing with people who actually know what they are doing. Again the make or break of this game holds true to the real BF vets. I noticed many COD drones who know nothing about objectives mindlessly running around giving out positions and shooting anything that winks at you. Then because it is running in normal mode the map is active which makes sniping dumb. For example two shots needed to kill. One for the head but we all know sometimes “hit markers” lie in betas. All in all they played very well once in a good team of players and proved to be fun.
3.What did you hate about BF Hardline?
There were many things but the one thing that had me grinding my teeth was the buying of guns. Yes just like Black Ops we are reduced to buying guns after unlocking them. Wait not finished yet. Each faction have a different type of guns. For example the engineer class for the cops have the MP5. The robbers have M5K. Each reacts differently. So if you are like me who enjoys playing with “the gun” would have to wait until the game cycles you to your favorite faction. So for example I bought some new sights for my MP5. Was ready to use it. Oh no you are a robber now. Oh wait my money is gone. So I spent a whole game playing a robber which I bought some new sights with the cop faction……sigh
Match making with my friend was painful. Many times the game froze but it was a beta. Hopefully they fix that in the main build so I won’t strike that against them. What I can say is giving us the option to play your favorite faction would be a plus. Maybe I like killing robbers. Maybe I like the guns and gadgets for the cops over the robbers. Give me the choice. That is why I like BF4. No matter if I am russian or US marine my guns remain the same.
4. So are you buying it?
Hell no. I will wait for a sale or something. The game didn’t hook me like Destiny. Yes I said it. Destiny may be a repetative turd to many. Yet no one can say that the gun play in that game isn’t something near awesome. BF4 after months of being fixed and put on sale for $20 I went back to it on next Gen. The thing is this game had to go back on the drawing board because it sucked major balls. Right now I am the far end of the fence with this game. Looking at it I am thinking is it worth it. I rememeber playing Medal of Honor Multiplayer and had that bad taste in my mouth. This taste the same. Will keep my eye on it but if you love GTA buy it. If you don’t play GTA like me then think long and hard first. May change after the beta. They listened to the gamers so I think they will keep fixing and tweaking the game. Which is a good thing. I might jump on then.
Look I can’t take it anymore! I don’t care about this dumb chunin exams. SERIOUSLY! This episode had some fight scenes and showed off how epic Rock Lee and his team is. No love for that flat chest monkey Sakura and her team.
So jumping in the other part of the chunin exams started. Each team have to obtain scrolls from other teams. So they in a desert fighting in the hot sun. Neji done checked who to keep from. I done see Neji is a gamer. Attack the weak so you can pass the level. Then Rock Lee. Ah yes Rock Lee….
From the begining of the episode if you check it out the little chick with the rosey cheeks have a very cool ability. She can see many things by just using droplets of water. So she scooping everyone. Hmm imagine if a dude had that ability.
Look the long and short of this episode we have the hidden leaf showing off on the rest of the other villages. There was a bit of drama and betrayal. Yet still a FLUFF EPISODE!!! Come on guys…We want to see the main arc. I am tired of my other friends who read the manga rubbing it in my face about they know what will happen…. Oh also it look Shredder from Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtles made a cameo.
I don’t know about you but that was epic funny! I know those who play Clash of Clans as much as I do will find this commercial beyond funny!I mean who isn’t playing Clash of Clans?! Just need to make a mental note. Do not attack angryneeson52…
So while I was just browsing the internet I stubbled upon my favorite torrent site. For a minute they had a counter for February 1st. I thought maybe they was coming back around that time. Well to my surprise they are up much earlier than expected. Now I am not sure who is hosting the site and where they set up the servers but the logo they have up is pretty cool. For those who don’t know it is the Phoenix. In greek mythology it was a bird that once it dies is reborn once again. So from the ashes of the dead pirate bay site a new one was reborn. Epic.
So if you never really downloaded from that torrent site this means nothing to you. But for many this is a God sent lol. Anyway we will see how long this site stays up. We all know the owners of the site was under heavy legal battles and even sent to jail. I guess you can’t keep a good thing down!