Author Archives: Adam Randall

The Difference a Week Can Make

I started this week, not feeling low, per say, but without any high expectations. I had a couple of social plans which I was looking forward to, but nothing too special. In fact, I predicted that it might even be … Continue reading

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Starwing

When you think of the SNES, you probably imagine 2D side-scrollers and RPGs, but actually it was also a console on which you could find some of the earliest examples of 3D gaming, including Starwing, the first game in the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Banjo-Kazooie in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

This week has been the week of E3 and there have been a number of exciting pieces of video game news and announcements. There were a lot of things I was particularly impressed by, but the thing that appealed to … Continue reading

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Super Mario Odyssey

As much as the quality of the series remained relatively high, I have to say that by 2017, Mario’s games had started to become a little predictable. Sure, there’d be a new power-up or something like that, but you’d know … Continue reading

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The Joy in Order

I’m writing today’s blog post much later than I had planned to do so, and do you know why? It’s because I started making a spreadsheet. I was having so much fun, I simply could not draw myself away to … Continue reading

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Pokémon reviews:

Year Game Score 1998 Pokémon Red Version & Pokémon Blue Version 9.6/10 1998 Pokémon Yellow Version 9.6/10 1999 Super Smash Bros. ¹ 6/10 1999 Pokémon Snap 8.9/10 1999 Pokémon Gold Version & Pokémon Silver Version 9.7/10 2001 Super Smash Bros. … Continue reading

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Starting a New Book

Vigilant readers may have noticed that it has been quite a while since I last posted a book review here. There is a reason for this. I have three books that I’m reading at once: one actual book, one on … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda reviews:

Year Game Score 1986 The Legend of Zelda 8.6/10 1987 Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 8.4/10 1991 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 9.2/10 1995 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest ¹ 10/10 1996 Super … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

With a lot of long-running video game franchises, we really love the instalments we play as children and consider them our favourites. We then enjoy the games which come later, but never feel like the later games reach the heights … Continue reading

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The Magic of Life

I’m friends with a lot of writers and I have to say, that in general, I really like to spend my time and form bonds with people who write. Don’t get me wrong, some of my very best friends are … Continue reading

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