Some days, you just can’t get rid of a bomb.
My bomb this past week was Assassin’s Creed III. I’ve been carrying it around with me, wondering when it was going to go off. It’s been getting hot, and I can hear the fuse hissing, but it’s like it’s glued to my hot little hands.
Not that it’s a bad game. In fact, words cannot describe how pleasantly surprised I was with it–actually, words CAN describe it, and you’ll see how in my full review, to be included in the next update. It’s just that, with a game like Assassin’s Creed III, little things like eating, drinking, and sleeping can tend to fall by the wayside.
I was able, however, to squeeze out two features for Rant Gaming while my review sizzled in the pan. The first was a Not So Old School Special Edition: Classic Board Games in Assassin’s Creed III. As the name implies, it’s a short catalog of the traditional board games available to play in the game’s rendition of Colonial America. As if collecting feathers wasn’t distracting enough, now you can play Checkers?
I also did a short write-up about the Indie Game of the Week: Miasmata, which got a new trailer around the time the article went up. In it, I also hinted at some upcoming changes in format to the Indie Game of the Week, so be sure to take a look.
And that, aside from working and mandatory sleep sessions, was my week. Now if you’ll excuse me, I only have a few more Homestead missions to complete. See you on the other side.
The death of Neil Armstrong at 82 represents the end of an era for the space program, especially after the final manned space shuttle launch last year. I wish I had the time to devote to a full account of why astronauts like Neil Armstrong are important, not just to our country, but to the human race, but alas I do not. Instead, please accept my meager offering: the 10 Most Memorable Trips to the Moon, courtesy of Rant Gaming. Let’s keep going there, even if it’s just in our fantasies.