17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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Chip Off the Old Glock


      

I have been playing Fallout: New Vegas on and off since around Christmas time, and leveled my character up to about 20 prior to making this gaming log (I currently refuse to use the term ‘glog’ for the sake of not hating myself, but may use it in the future if laziness eventually takes priority over self respect).  In this gaming log, I’ll just give a brief background to the game and detail some of the main plot points I’ve discovered thus far.

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Zelda Ocarina of Time: A prototype for excellence


      

I, as a casual gamer, see this blog as a great opportunity to express my esteemed and educated opinion on the videogame Zelda Ocarina of Time and other videogames in the Video Game Canon. For short I’m just going to call the full game by Zelda for everyone (if anyone) who reads this blog can be aware, I’ll try to be as clear as possible to which game(s) I am referring too. Anyways, before I delve into the actual content of my gameplay let me tell you why I chose this game, it won’t take long I promise.

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Welcome to my blog!


      

Hi, my name is Jillian Domenech. This is the first blog that I am writing. I will be keeping a Game Log, (Glog), once a week talking about a game that I choose. The game that I am choosing is Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood. I just got this game recently and from the sound of how much people enjoy it, I thought I should try the game. I play a lot of first person shooter games such as, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Battlefield Bad Company 2, etc.

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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First night’s evaluation


      

The original Legend of Zelda is incredibly difficult. It’s hard because you don’t know what you’re doing. Sure, there are a few people in caves who give you a little information, but not much. The first one told me to “meet the old man in the graveyard.” Okay, I’ve found a graveyard, but there’s no old man in it. Another person told me how to get through a maze that led me to the graveyard, and to temple number six. A third person told me to go up the mountain, where I found temple number five, and a fourth person told me that I could have his sword if I mastered it.

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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Boooooring…..


      

Finally managed to get a few screens past the swordthrowers. And I was killed promptly by more swordthrowers. This game is so hard! And by “hard,” I don’t mean “pleasantly challenging.” By “hard,” I mean “I am so sick of doing the same thing over and over again.” It’s getting boring. At this point, it’s not taking any thinking at all. It’s just a memorized pattern. I’ve already gone through 104 lives, and still haven’t even found the second temple!

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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Where is temple number two????


      

I’ve been doing more exploring, and I’ve managed to find temple number six, but still no number two. Now that I know how to tell which temple is which, I went back to the first one, and it was indeed temple number one. But where is number two? I feel as though I’ve already explored almost the entire forest! There is this one place, just to the right of the 6th temple, but I keep dying right before I can reach it! It’s crazy out there, there are a bunch of enemies and they’re all throwing swords at me…

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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…no, that was temple number 5


      

I have to leave the second temple. Turns out, it’s actually temple number five. There were these enemies that looked like little bunnies, and they took away 2 hearts every time I touched them. Since I only have 4 hearts available, I’m not ready for this yet. I’m sure that if I were to try over and over again, I could make it through. I mean, I beat Twilight Princess with only 3 hearts, why wouldn’t I be able to do the same in this game? But I don’t think that now is the time to try that.

17
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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Is that the second temple?!?


      

So I’ve been wandering the forest for a while now. I found a fairy fountain, and I found a guy saying that I could have another sword if I mastered using the first one. I ended up climbing lots of stairs and eventually found the second temple! Well, actually I’m starting to wonder if there is really supposed to be a certain order in which these temples are done. I’m a little disappointed, though, in the level of creativity put into these temples.

16
Jan
2011
Anonymous

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…that was easy.


      

So the temple actually was a temple, and it was pretty easy. I just had to defeat enemies and make it to the boss. I found the map and compass, which showed me where each room was, and which room I was in. The boss was a dragon that would spit fireballs at you. If you could dodge the fireballs, he was really easy to beat. For beating the dragon, I received an eighth of the triforce. Now I’m back wandering the forest. I have no clue where I’m going. I’m better armed, now, since I picked up a boomerang and a bow in the temple.

16
Jan
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

I think I found the first temple!!


      

This time around, I tried a totally different path through the forest. With half a heart remaining, I see this place with lots of deadly-looking tree stumps. I think that maybe I’ve found the graveyard, so I run for the door. It looks like I’ve made it to the first temple-like place. I doubt it actually is the first temple, but it resembles one. But at least when it’s game over in here, I don’t go back to the beginning of the enemy-laden forest!

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