Monthly Archives: August 2010

Fidelity Wars #81: Shonen Knife – “Gravity Zero Gravity”

Most hipsters these days are probably aware of Shonen Knife: a Japanese trio of girls who play bubblegum punk heavily inspired by The Ramones. They formed in 1981, not really knowing how to play their instruments and keeping their musical … Continue reading

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Satoshi Kon: 12.10.63 – 24.08.10

It was with great sadness that I learned today that I recently learned that Satoshi Kon passed away this week, on August 24th. He was one of the more well-known and critically acclaimed anime directors, and he directed two of … Continue reading

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For PlayStation 2

Rooting through the bargain bin of my most local GAME store, I stumbled over what was labelled a switchable scart block – for PlayStation 2. It seemed to basically allow you to plug several scart cables into this device, and … Continue reading

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Wandering The Post-Apocalyptic Wastelands With April Shitface, Part 7

Once again we join April Shitface in her journeys through the post-apocalyptic wasteland in search of her father, only pausing to grief dogs, to watch fatal inter-species spanking, to look at pretty lights, and to kill bugs. Truly, her tale … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #80: Play! – “Sonic The Hedgehog”

Earlier this year I did a very brief review of the CD Play! A Video Game Symphony LIVE! when recounting my GameStop bargains. My initial verdict still stands: I’m too unfamiliar with most of the franchises they feature to get … Continue reading

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Dungeons & Dragons: Sissy’s Story

My career as a roleplayer started off with me being the Dungeon Master in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. I’m not sure if I was a particularly good one, as I never felt as if I had a good handle on … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #79: Sora No Woto – “Girls, Be Ambitious”

Sora No Woto. Another peculiar, genre-bending anime. A slice of life school girl military sci-fi drama comedy. It’s year XXXX, and there’s a war going on. Why there is war, we do not know. The series focuses on an all-girl … Continue reading

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