After spending upwards of 400 hours on Bioware’s Mass Effect series, I finally got round to buying Dragon Age: Inquisition and entering an entirely new world. In true Bioware form, there is a substantial Codex that allows you to brush up on the lore of DA: I whilst you begin your adventure. Much like my experience with The Witcher, I felt like I had loaded … Continue reading First impressions: Dragon Age: Inquisiton
“Time may change me, but I can’t trace time.” Bowie, D. (1971) Hunky Dory. London: RCA Music. So life has thrown me a somewhat unexpected curveball. Normally I am akin to Garth Algar from Wayne’s World in that I “fear change” and often don’t handle sudden alterations well. My partner and I have separated, I am now living on my own again and I am … Continue reading Turn and face the strange.
Having had another spell of writer’s block, I took to Twitter for inspiration for this post. It didn’t take long to find the #GrowingUpScottish tag and some of the responses are absolute belters. I have mixed feelings about my Scottish identity: on the one hand I’m a red haired, blue eyed and freckle-covered West coast girl with a love of whisky, haggis and kilts; on … Continue reading #GrowingUpScottish
Having played my fair share of medieval-based games that allow the player to use magic, I often find myself favouring fire over ice and electricity based attacks. I wouldn’t say that in real life I’m a pyromaniac or an arsonist; I’m pretty terrified of fire and being around too much boiling water having been burnt as a child. But in games? You better have some … Continue reading Things I can’t resist doing in games #6