Happy Birthday to me! Sorry guys, some of the content I’d planned to do this week had to get delayed as I’ve started year 31 of my illustrious life with a flu and a tumble down the stairs. It’s been a rough couple of days, but I’m recovering and getting back on track. This is looking to be another busy month for me, so I’m excited for it!
On Friday, I finally finished the last review from 2015 with Trails in the Sky Second Chapter. I’m sorry it’s taken so long, but with two Trails games in the last couple months of the year… well I hope you all can forgive me. I also got my reviews of the charming Unravel and the ambitious Hex: Shards of Fate out over the course of the month. Finally, and most excitingly for me, I started what I like to call the Shadow’s Sixty earlier last month! This list will, over the course of the next few months, count down my 60 favourite games of all time, and you can find the first entry here. Now that we’ve talked about what last month held… let’s talk about why this month is going to be so crazy.
February is over and done with! We’re one step closer to Winter being gone here in Winterpeg… but before that, let’s take a look back at February. February featured a rare treat for me. It’s not often I get the chance to review a game that was as good as Trails of Cold Steel was… and it was a real pleasure to sing its praises. While there was a very brief sour moment to the ending, the game was overall spectacular and deserved every word I’ve said about it and more. I also finally got the Fall anime reviews completed – sorry about the delay – and my semi-annual anime wrap-up Shadow’s Six covering Summer and Fall.
We also attended Winterfest this past weekend, although due to circumstances beyond our control, did not get to spend as much time as we’d hoped so feedback and pictures will sadly be limited. It is for this reason that I’ll be combining my gallery update post with my Winterfest post-show this year.
We’re 1 month in and I’m still alive! 2016 is off to a great start! Of course, our next challenge is the frozen hell known as ‘February’. For those of you out there in Winterpeg, you’ll understand what I mean. For those of you who aren’t in Winnipeg… well, here’s a small taste of what this month means to us…
Fortunately, this year has been rather tame comparably. January featured about a week of real cold, which left me in a great mood for both streaming and writing. We’re nearing completion of the Fall anime reviews, with 5 of them completed already and 1 or 2 more to go, depending on whether I can be bothered to finish the last show. I also finished Disgaea 5 and got my glowing review of that up. The other big thing that’s been going on is Trails Month, which is going to turn into a 2 or 3 month affair, I expect… I have nearly completed Trails of Cold Steel, but there are still two more Trails games to go after we finish this one!
Hello everyone, and welcome to 2016! Much like last year, I’m pretty happy with how things are going… so I don’t plan to make any huge sweeping changes. I do have some minor improvements I’d like to work on, most notably to my stream, but for the moment I don’t foresee any major changes for the website. That being said, let’s talk about some of the minor plans I have long-term, as well as what you can expect for January, shall we?
Well… Winter’s here. And it hit suddenly, and with a vengeance. We here in Winnipeg went from dry and +4 to a foot of snow and -11 in 48 hours. Fortunately it’s warmed up a bit since then, but it doesn’t look like it’ll last much longer.
But that’s enough about such subjects… it’s the Christmas season. It’s the end of the year. And I’ve just finished recovering from my amazing Streamaversary Selubration. So let’s get right into this!