Category: Annoyances

My PS3 is Probably Dead

I’ve been without my PlayStation 3 for about a month, just as I was really getting into Sleeping Dogs. I searched to see whether anyone else on the internet had had the same problem, and there were quite a few people whose PS3s had the symptoms. Signs pointed to a problem related to overheating. I took my PS3 to a…

“STFU and GTFO”

Priceless quote from a commenter on a recent Joystiq post about Gaymer.org (emphasis mine): I’m sick of hearing about gay gamers and female gamers. When 90% of their audience is straight men, why would any developer care about any of you? I know that trying to segregate yourselves is a lame attempt at getting a bit of love from devs,…

Experienced Players Are Often Worth Listening To

One of my friends recently started playing World of Warcraft. He’s one of those people who would rather ask someone about something instead of first searching for the information for himself in the instruction manual or on the internet. Indeed, he actively refuses to read the instruction manual. I don’t mind answering questions if the information is complex, not intuitive,…