Category Archives: Brain Gunge

Once I’ve cleaned out the other stuff, there’s always this weird brown gunge left in the corners.

So yeah…it’s not you, it’s me…

It’s been a while. I got caught up in actually doing stuff and forgot you, dear readers. I am ashamed. Laid low by my own failures. On the up side, I’ve finished chapter 1 of Bear With No Name. I … Continue reading

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All I know is my gut says “maybe”

And so; it begins. Time for me to take some of my own advice before I succumb to artificial anxiety. You see, unto every generation, a flame war is born. Especially since the console market has become such a rarefied … Continue reading

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Always the little stuff

*warning* Self-indulgent, depressive crap within. Only enter with proper protective clothing and eyewear.   Welcome to my emo side. I won’t post this stuff often, because in all honesty, who wants to read it, but those of you who have … Continue reading

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Velvet Assassin

TINaGB Presents:   Unfairly Maligned Game of the Day #1   Catchy title, eh? It’s a knack. You need something that you can hash-tag effectively.   Velvet Assassin.   Stealth games, really, are not a genre. What they are is … Continue reading

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TINaGB: Prototype loving

Three games share a shelf in the jumbled, arbitrary cataloguing system of my brain. Crackdown, inFamous and Prototype. There are obvious parallels; all present large, open-world cities through which you guide a super-powered hero, stomping, zapping, or slicing through whatever … Continue reading

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Jeux Sans Frontières

Way back when I was an idealistic, bright-eyed, energy-infused student, I ran a little LARP. It was designed to be able to run transparently in the day-to-day real-world. The idea was that, as we were all students, we would have … Continue reading

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Not a Gaming Blog: Cindy Crawford’s Mole

“Good games are good because of all the stuff they get right, but it’s the flawed gems that you learn to love.” – A chap at my local GAME store. …and ok, I paraphrase, but that was the jist of … Continue reading

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Old Not Gaming

I wrote this an age ago and found it recently. I’ve done an HD transfer and re-saturated the colours a bit, remastered the audio and removed some of the hiss…but this is still the theatrical original, so please allow for … Continue reading

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When shall we three nap again?

  Julia pointed out to me this morning that we now live with a narrative perfection of kitten witches, or “wittens”. Behold, nestled around their cauldron of butterfly wings and earthworms, the three; the bookish, serious, goth librarian Nyx and … Continue reading

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You don’t LOOK ready

I have had reason to muse upon the comic-book movie.   I do read a few comics, but not many. I’m not going to claim to really know what I’m talking about, but here we go anyway.   It seems … Continue reading

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