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Gaming

I’ve been a gamer longer than I’ve been online. One of the first webpages I put online was about Warhammer 40,000 specifically the army I’ve played since 2nd Edition.

Besides 40K and Nurgle I’ve written about other games I play especially games created by Sid Meier such as Civilization. I am a big fan of the 4X genre. Of course I also like other genres of video games. I’ve played a lot of tabletop games as well. As a result I’ve done a lot of blogging about miniature painting.

So if you are interested in gaming you should peruse this archive of blog posts below or you can send me a question using email or social media.

Nurgle!

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Once I maintained the most popular Nurgle webpage on the Internet. I spent considerable time and effort updating it and fending off challenges from the Wikipedia, pornographers, and online haters…

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1000 Hours of Civ V

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Despite the game being several years old, and despite taking several six month breaks from gaming to study for CFA® Exams, I continued to play Sid Meier’s Civilization V even after Beyond Earth came out in the hopes of reaching a milestone of sorts…

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A Return to 40K?

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Yesterday at GW Highgate I got talked into painting a model. The first model I’ve painted in over three years…

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A Brave New World for Sid Meier fans

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Last week the 2nd expansion to the video game, Sid Meier’s Civilization V was released. Against my better judgement I download it on day one. I’ve only managed to finish four games since then, but that still represents substantial time and effort, especially when added to the fact all the time I’ve put in since the first game was released in the 90s. Sid Meier is my favourite video game designer and Civilization is undoubtably the video game series that I’ve spent the most time on. As a result I have more than a few thoughts on how to play the game, even though I don’t play competitively or even optimally, I still have much hard earned experience.

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Plugging away at Peeved Penguins

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

During my lengthy period of unemployment one of the suggestions I was given was to become an iPhone developer as I actually was a professional software developer coding in Objective-C over ten years ago…

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