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Minecraft, Video Games

List of 5 Minecraft Monsters You Don’t Want to Meet

I have to be honest; my first introduction to Minecraft on PC was not a positive one. My friend at university linked me the game and I tried it. I didn’t like it at all, from the blockiness to the pixellated graphics and an unknown purpose. I died by mining straight down. So any interest in a list of monsters or things to do was never really there.

Fast forward a couple of years and I somehow find my way to the game again. Except this time I got hooked BIG TIME. I found a great friendly server and then spent hours, days and months of gameplay on there, building cities, mining diamonds and getting killed in PvP events (fun times!).

One thing that is constant in Minecraft no matter the update: monsters. This is not a complete list of all Minecraft monsters but here’s 5 of the most annoying ones in no particular order. They have always been a huge pain in my blocky backside. Ready? Let’s go! Continue Reading

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Something to think about, Video Games, Video Gaming Merchandise

Why Do We Collect Video Game Memorabilia – An Insight Into One’s Mind

Firstly, let me warn you that this post is in no way a psychological research. I’m not a scientist and don’t claim to be one, so this post is only an insight into my (and others) mind. I bet if you searched around the web, you could find some articles and scientific reports on why we collect things done by proper scientists.

Secondly, I feel the real life experience described in this article could be applied for other memorabilia, not just video game ones. But since this is a video games related blog, I’ll stick with what I love. 馃檪

That’s that for a disclaimer. Now for the real stuff. Continue Reading

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Assassin's Creed, Product Reviews, Video Gaming Merchandise

Assassin’s Creed 3 Connor Wallet Review

Product: Assassin’s Creed 3 Connor Tri-Fold Wallet
Type:
Official licensed product
Place to buy: Amazon
Price: $28.99 + shipping fees
Guarantee: 100 day return policy
Dimensions (l x h x w) : 12.1 cm x 9.8 cm x 2.4 cm (folded)
My rating: 10/10

Last Christmas I received an unexpected gift from my friend – this wonderful Assassin’s Creed 3 leather wallet inspired by the main protagonist Connor/Ratonhnhak茅:ton. It is no secret that I absolutely love the game and it is my absolute favourite of the franchise. I was so surprised and delighted, as you can imagine. Continue Reading

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Something to think about, Video Games

Girls don’t play video games…or do they?

This is a myth.

Of course there are girls who don’t play video games but same can be said for boys. Some people have no interest in them no matter what gender they are. The truth is, you can say that just about anything. Sports, gardening, hand crafts, cars, etc. Video games is nothing different. It’s just the marketing that has thrown society off to believe that video gaming is a male dominated industry. Continue Reading