Game Review: Last of Us Part II- PS4

Title Last of Us Part II Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, stealthDate completed:May 2021 Information on game Summary review: The sequel to what many consider a masterpiece from the PS3 era. To me, this felt borderline like an indie movie. Or a screen test for an on screen adaption. Actually a screen adaption is in the works … Continue reading Game Review: Last of Us Part II- PS4

Game Review: Last of Us Remastered – PS4

Title Last of Us Remastered Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, stealthDate completed:May 2021 (and 2014 for original)Information on game Summary review: A remaster of what some might call a masterpiece. Now with new game crippling bugs.Graphics: Significantly better than PS3 and at least mediocre for a PS4 title.Music: Most ambient music what there was. It did what … Continue reading Game Review: Last of Us Remastered – PS4

Game Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Steam)

Title Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Platform: Steam / Windows Available on OS: Windows Genre:first person shooter, shooter, FPS, puzzle, actionGame number:5 of 1005 steam games (< 1%) Date completed:July 2020 (also 2013) Summary review: A very good experience overall. Highly recommended.Graphics: If you told me this came out in 2020 I'd believe itMusic: With … Continue reading Game Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Steam)

Game Review: The Outer Worlds – PS4

Title The Outer Worlds Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, first-person RPG, action, RPGDate completed:April 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall, if sometimes hard to follow.Graphics: Texture details is quite impressive. At least with my humble little 1080p TV. I did not notice any frame drops (also don't know the FPS it was running … Continue reading Game Review: The Outer Worlds – PS4

Game Review: Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Switch

Title The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Platform: Nintendo SwitchGenre:Action/adventure, RPG, Action RPGDate completed:April 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall. A worthy remake of a GameBoy classicGraphics: I really enjoyed the cartoonish aesthetic. I think it fits uniquely well to this game in particular.Music: Very impressive with surround sound system, audible … Continue reading Game Review: Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Switch

Game Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – PS4

Title Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, first-person shooter, actionDate completed:January 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall. Highly recommended.Graphics: Texture details is quite impressive. At least with my humble little 1080p TV. I did not notice any frame drops (also don't know the FPS it was running at, probably 30).Music: … Continue reading Game Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – PS4

The Arcade Cab Project Part 2: Parts and components

This is a continuation the prior post about about the - as of now - hypothetical arcade cab project. I thought I should start listing some details of the "Mark I" as listed in part I. This project was largely inspired by a few posts on the /r/cade subreddit. It looked relatively easy and I … Continue reading The Arcade Cab Project Part 2: Parts and components

Extracting drivers from Windows

Since about 2014 (as I write this late-2019) I started buying these incredibly low-end and low-priced Intel Atom-based devices. There was something about a device running windows and coming in under $100 that never failed to fascinate me (actually I got a non-windows Atom device for around $45, as a novelty). Let me stop here … Continue reading Extracting drivers from Windows