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Random Blog: Hate-flavored Beef.

Just a quick blog. It's not about Halo, exactly. It's a message to the people who hate the series.

I bought my first Halo game just this week. I even went to a midnight launch with a friend to get it, I didn't want to get it, I can live without Halo.
After playing the game for several hours I can definitely say that the overall game is shallow. It has a short but compelling storyline and the small amount of maps for the multiplayer can get boring quickly. But I've played with my friend and her friends and have had one of the best times online (when my stupid wireless adapter doesn't cut me off). And even during matchmaking I haven't ran into any 12-year olds and only muted one guy for screaming into his mic.
All of it made me realize that its not just about the game, its about the community behind it. Bungie has done a lot with the Halo universe and, despite Master Chief being the most boring character in video game history, I'm pretty sure it won't en…

Dreamcast's 11th Birthday

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Right.

So.

It snuck up on me.

Dreamcast's 11th birthday.

Had it not been for checking Blogspot and seeing The Dreamcast Junkyard mentioning it I would have forgotten. So this means I need to write a blog. Well, unfortunately I can't think of anything in such a short amount of time with most of the day being passed by already.
I can always mention MY SMALL GAME COLLECTION. Yes. I think that'll do. Maybe a mini-review for each. So before this intro drags on too long, let me get started.

I unfortunately can't say I'm a big fan of Crazy Taxi. Its blasphemy, I know, but I find the driving and physics in this game impossible to deal with. The tires constantly spinning out as the precious seconds tick down, the insane amount of traffic even on easy difficulty, the passengers commenting about every turn you make, and the most repetitive soundtrack ever conceived (Offspring: "Yah! Yah! Yah! Yah! Yaaaaaaah!"), make it a teeth-grinder for me.
Regardless of all that I…