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Since when do girls play video games?

Posted in MMORPG with tags , , , , on February 13, 2012 by theerivs

We all know that women that play video games are just G.I.R.L.’s (or Guys In Real Life), am I right?  Morrigu thought I was a troll and wrote this scathing rebuttle, which I had to laugh, she didn’t realize I was just joking, and having some fun, and that I really dig her stuff..

Why post all the half naked women?  Let’s be honest with each other, I post alot of half naked women on my blog.  So why then,  I love the female form, I find beauty in it. This is my corner of the web, and as you think I am objectifying women, I am posting these pictures in homage to them. I love women to a fault, I open doors for them, I listen to them, and I can even take directions from them well, especially when they tied me up.

Am I Sexist? Yes I admit I am a tad, it’s how I was brought up in an old school Italian way. I think a man should be a man, and a women should be a women. Though I am a Sith, and we do deal in absolutes, it is no excuse to treat a women any less then a human. That being said I have nothing but respect for women, and girls who are out there on the front lines of video game industry trying to change this male ruled virtual universe.  I treat women as equals when I can.

Do women play video games? Of course they do, and alot of them play better then me. There is a blog on my blog roll that I leave up on there in tribute to her, but Hawty McBloggy is a great Halo/FPS gamer and female.  I served under Female Guild leaders like Amber, in several guilds, and Lillis in Blight.  I served on Mage crews with way better mages then me, and they were female. My fellow bloggers who are female are way better players then I could ever hope to be.

Then why be a jerk about it at times? Some one has to be the bad guy, some one has to be the villian. Alot of people on the blogosphere want to be good guys, but to me things don’t get changed if everyone is saying “there isn’t a problem”, when in truth there is. There is method in my madness, while I hold up a mirror and go this is what is wrong. I am a devil’s advocate, a follower of chaos, and an instrument of change.

Am I humble? Fuck no.

Is that a picture of a chick? Hell No, His name is Kimber James.

Are Bloggers to Jaded?

Posted in MMORPG with tags , on April 25, 2011 by theerivs

So as I play my little game of the moment, in the first month or so I go through with eyes filled with wonder, and joy. After that I become disenchanted with the game, and am I already looking for the next best thing, this wasn’t always the case.

There was a time when I played Dark Ages of Camelot, and World of Warcraft for hours upon hours without batting an eye.  Heck I remember spending days just in tree groups, or AV farm groups in Dark Ages, or spending 3 to 4 days raiding Blackwing Lair, and I loved it…I ate that shit up.

So what has changed me, or the games. Well I think it’s both.

I’ve changed….

1.Lack of  Time – time is more of a commodity as I don’t have the free time I use to. When I started Dark Ages I was laid off, so I had all the time of the world.

2. Escapism – I admit I use to escape into virtual worlds more because I was down on my luck, or living alone in a foreign town, and really had nothing to do. Not anymore really.

3. Bored – With the same ole…same ole.  You fuck the same girl, in the same position for 9 years…you are going to get sick of her, I don’t care if she’s Heidi Klum.  There are just no more of those Holy Shit moments in games..like Ragnaros popping out of the lava.

Games have changed…

1. WoW is no longer what it was – It’s more on rails, not as open wide. That’s not what I like…that is not my play style. 

2. Games are more quest based – That is not my playstyle, I like to kill shit, not do quests. If you level by just grinding up, which I do like…you might as well pull your own teeth.

3.  Depth of the game is really gone – All just want a quick, farmville like experience.

4. Immersion is gone – I felt like I was in a virtual world back when I played…not so much anymore. I feel more like I’m on a hamster wheel. rinse…repeat..

Some say to spread my horizons, but EvE’s death penalty is a tosh too much, and post apocalyptic games not my thing. So I’ll hold my breath for Star Wars, and if that sucks I’ll hold my breath for Warhammer 40k MMO.

But I pose my question to you as I peer out into the blogosphere, and see alot of complaints, and negativity. Is it us, or the games?

Some other games…

Posted in Gaming, MMORPG with tags , on July 13, 2010 by theerivs

APB – I probably will check that out. I have a thing for chicks with guns.

Star Trek Online – Ok let’s get something straight I hate Cryptic with a PASSION, but I did pay fricking 80 dollars for the Collectors Edition, I should play it a little more then the free month. Think I might up a couple bucks and check them out this weekend.

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Yep this is the game I’m waiting for. I hope the hype lives up to the actual game

Some other games I’ll be checking out.

The New Medal of Honor – I got a Beta Invite.

Force Unleashed: Sith Edition – Force Unleashed 2 Trailer looks so awesome I want to check this game out.

Dawn of War 2 – I love Warhammer, but I love money more so I think it’s reasonably priced now to check it out.

I bought Saint Row 2 some time ago, never played it. I think I’m gonna load it up…did I mention I like chicks with guns…yea I do.

Games I have no interest in.

Posted in Gaming, MMORPG with tags , , on December 14, 2009 by theerivs

For me to want to invest my time, and money in a game, it really has to jump out at me. Games that really failed to do that this year are listed below. Not saying these are bad games, on the contrary I heard ALOT of good things about some of these games, they aren’t for me though

1. Fallen Earth – I’m not a crafter, and they say it’s got some good crafting in it. I’m not into post apoclyptic atmosphere. Some friends are playing this game, but ya know I just get the feeling of Meh from it.

2. LOTRO – Hey I love Tolkien, heck this one girl I know go back and forth with poems from JRR, but the game just doesn’t look appealing to me. First off if your not going to have PvP leave it out, don’t insult me with that monster play bull crap. Secondly I like being evil. Have something evil for me. I don’t want to be picking berries from the bushes all day.

3. Aion – Off the bat I just had the feeling like something just didn’t seem right to me. I was right people are jumping ship left and right. It’s a pretty game, but from all accounts too grindy, and way too many bots.

4. Anything Free to Play – You get what you pay for in this world. Sure DDO might be OK, but I ain’t wasting my time on just OK, or just Alright. I have enough mediocrity in my life, I don’t need more.

A few games coming out that do look good, and links to the videos that really get my juices flowing.

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Trek Online

Mechwarrior

Aliens Vs Predator

Superman Online