FarCry 3

FarCry 3

What better time than Christmas for a fun holiday on the beach.  Gliding, racing, scuba diving, free falling, partying… it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Or captured by a psychopath called Vaas, hunted like a dog through the jungle and saved...
One week in The Secret World

One week in The Secret World

Since the first announcements, I was intrigued by The Secret World. The premisses, the multiple references to horror stories and the intention of breaking with the grind of MMOs made it very appealing. The fact it was Free to play didn’t hurt either. So I...

GoG

My games backlog started accumulating a long time ago. 1997! Not as long as my backlog of books. Sadly, finding time to play games seems easier than reading books. Thrilled to find GOG – Good old games. http://www.gog.com/ Old games (and some not so old)...
Skyrim wishlist

Skyrim wishlist

Wishlist : – Better UI – Survival mods (eat, drink, sleep) with camping equipement (fire, bed, tent) – Fall when running backward – Wear more than one ring – Smarter wildlife and dragons (ignore you sometimes, always when too weak)...
Mods saved my weekend

Mods saved my weekend

Issues with Steam and botched mods releases – Forced updates by default – Game not starting after first patch (fix by repairing cache) – Many issues in second patch Backups from dealing with mods made reverting to previous version very...
First batch of Skyrim mods

First batch of Skyrim mods

After less than a month, about a thousand mods already listed in TES Nexus. Mostly texture mods, some atmospheric changes and brave UI updates and first .esp plugins. First selection of critical mods at this stage : – ENB patch (removes severe performance issues...
Skyrim at last

Skyrim at last

Skyrim shines in attention to details : – broken and chopped down trees – flying dirt – flying wisps of snow or water off waterfalls – the way foxes follow you with curious look Many Oblivion mods made it to prime time : – Birds and fish...