Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Friday, May 20, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Mass Effect 3 Delayed Until 2012 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
That is too bad, but at least it seems they don't want to release a rushed crappy game like DA2
Friday, April 29, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
With a course laid in the only question remains is when do I return to a US school to make good on those credits and complete a business degree as efficiently as possible?
It's disheartening to enter a grand scheme only to have it not come to full fruition. Good thing I'm not planning a war over here!
Oh well, to make myself feel better I have posted some almond bubble tea. Oh yes!
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Did some errand running today. Got a haircut and talked to some shopkeepers for a school project. Realizing around 6:30 that I had nothing to eat all day Matt and I went to a traditional Taiwanese restaurant and had some mushrooms, beef in sauce and pork. I don't know if its because I've been sick for a week but these flavors were vivid and amazing.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Mercifully the DR MED pharmacy right down the street from my house was open on the holiday and I was able to, using charades and broken Chinese, get the correct medicine to help with the symptoms.
This is the part of the post where I lay blame. It's your fault, that's right you. Thanks bunches.
Friday, April 1, 2011
|Get your shrimps on|
|The shrimp pool|
|Notice the centuries old arcade machines in the background|
|An unhealthy spread|
Apparently later we're going fishing for shrimp at like 2am so I'll see if I can get pictures of what that is all about.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
|Unnecessary Nightclub Comparison|
In summation, lack of the implausible didn't preclude a dance epidemic. Oh yes.
If you have the slightest idea what I'm talking about leave a comment...
Sunday, March 27, 2011
While my original plan was to go see Bob Dylan in concert next Sunday I was pleasantly surprised when I learned The Black Label Society was playing that very same day. So the BLS show is cheaper, longer, has a special guest and I've never seen them live before so I'm going there is lieu of the Dylan show. I haven't been to a metal show in almost a year so it will help sate my need for headbanging, jumping up and down like a monkey, and ringing ears--for a while at least.
Friday, March 25, 2011
|Commons @ NTNU|
|Hazy late afternoon from the roof of the education building|
|Taipei 101 in the distance. It's so freaking tall!|
|Jeremy, fellow American|
Monday, March 21, 2011
Dragon Age II is a badly phoned in effort with insulting release-date DLC. The second installment isn't even on the same planet as it's predecessor. Diluting many aspects that made the original great takes away most of the aspects that makes a good RPG fun.
How about adventure? Level design is copy-pasted over and over again; There is perhaps a maximum of 10 small maps that you get to explore in entire game and these are recycled for each and every mission. The deeps roads consists of a single tunnel network that takes around 30 minutes to play through. In the original it took me at least several hours and it had probably 12 parts all which looked unique.
How about epic story? I may have grown bored with the story before anything really interesting happened. I was crowned 'champion of Kirkwall' for arbitrarily murdering hoards of random enemies on quests assigned by random NPCs. The storyline seems unfocused at best. It certainly didn't hold my interest and I'm not hard to please.
How about character interaction? The voice acting is well done and there is lots of character interaction. Downside is that most of your NPC buddies are two dimensional whining machines. In the first Dragon Age I found that I really grew to care for my comrades and tried to keep them out of trouble. In DA:2, well, I kept secretly hoping that everyone except Varric would be killed off by the Qunari. But hey you CAN score with many of your teammates but this interaction is shallow and emotionally meaningless as such.
Overall: 5/10 (Bioware averages 9/10)
Monday, March 14, 2011
Saturday, March 12, 2011
At Miramir right now. Gonna go get something to eat and try to find some Vermouth.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Once back in town we went to a night market which was easily the most crowded place I've ever been-- see pictures below.
|Breakfast of Champions|
|Lucky Star Seaman's Club, oh yes.|
|Recreation of a Japanese sitting area circa 1940|
|Japanese contemplation area|
|Crown prince Hirohito's Mini-golf course.|
|Not bad building materials|
|Fishball soup and bean noodles. Damn tasty.|
|Sunset on the coast|