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2007 February

  • List of games I'm planning (or want) to play: Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney (NDS -- In progress) Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin (NDS) Phoenix Wright, Justice for All (NDS) Final Fantasy VI Advance (GBA) Everything on the Top 20 Indie Adventure Games list. Too many games I want to play and not enough time... the story of every gamer-turned-working-man I suppose. Most of my gaming is done on the NDS these days, though I wish it had even more good games (When is Phantom Hourglass coming out anyway?) At work, there are two groups of gamers who bring portables, one is

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  • If you're not familiar with the series, One Piece is an anime about pirates, the same way Naruto is about ninjas. Like Naruto, they don't live in a world very different from our own. The One Piece universe is a lot more insane than Naruto's though. I've only watched less than a hundred episodes, but so far the Straw Hat Pirates have encountered giant sea cows, talking reindeer, a guy who can eat anything, a man-shark... too many to mention. Side note: It's really difficult to multitask when watching anime. I can watch episodes of 24 or Smallville while working

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  • I've been asked if I would be willing to be temporarily posted in another country, halfway across the world, for around half a year. On the surface, it seems like a good idea -- I don't have any definite plans for the next few months, so there's nothing in the way. It would be new stuff, new places, people, experiences, etc., a most welcome change of pace. But the first emotion that grips me is fear. Of the unknown I suppose. Of doing something I hadn't done before. But then my focus on courage as a value comes through, and

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