Archive for October 25th, 2008

Far Cry 2… oh boy.

Went through 4 more pairs of Adult Depends Extra Mileage™ while playing last night.

Impact on my life?  No worse than if I was just a normal barfly from Cheers.

Oh no.  That’s pretty bad, isn’t it?

After 8 hours cumulative real play (not counting the total-confusion-aimless-wandering) I have really only accomplished one mission which appears to involve a high body count and heavy dependence upon a flamethrower as I went through a house systematically looking for a guy to send a radio message for me.  I then raided a shantytown full of bad guys who all seemed to hate me on sight.

The cool thing about this game is that you don’t have to spend a huge amount of time dying because you are allowed to be very free in how you accomplish your objectives, which means that you are not in a shooting gallery like so very many other games.  It’s quite refreshing.  And I haven’t explored a fraction of the game map.

apotheosis, if you’re out there and reading this… join us… come over to the dark side.  You can do it buddy.

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