Background Noise Episode 6

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In this episode, we have a special guest on to talk about video games! Pokemon, 90’s nostalgia, freaking your friends out with jump scares and the perils of playing online.

Hololens demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgakdcEzVwg

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I’m a Fraud

I have a bit of a dirty secret that I’m going to confess to you all: I didn’t read much of anything over the Christmas holidays. It’s not like I didn’t have the opportunity – I spent a week at my parent’s house¬†with its¬†notoriously poor internet and plenty of free time – but I just didn’t get around to it. I did receive a couple books for Christmas, but the one I started was not nearly as good as I had been hoping, and I gave up halfway through.

Instead I’ve been sucked down the abyss of the RPG (Role Playing Game), video games that take100 hours or more to complete (if indeed they can be completed at all). So I’m going to yell about my feelings on games for this post, and return to your regularly scheduled book yelling next week. Continue reading