Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Live Streaming and Other Stuff

So deddi hooked me up with software to do some live streaming on Twitch. All I need now is a decent headset and I can start streaming again. I'm looking forward to it. The game I want to stream isn't being streamed by anyone else right now- the last time was 3 months ago.

Adsense on Mobile

I noticed that there are Google Adsense ads on my blog here when you view the site on a mobile device. I think I disabled it. To be clear, I didn't put it there. It was there by default.

Games I'm Playing

Right now I'm playing Minecraft on PC and mobile. To kill time I'm playing Tiny Tower, Star Trek Trexles, and Bloons Tower Defense 5 on mobile.

I'm also looking to get Stonehearth in a few weeks. It's a little pricey at $30 for an Alpha build but I've seen PSJ play it on YouTube (below) and it looks like a ton of fun.

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Changelog 2014.12.07a, b

Changes to the DragonFable ID#s page:

A) Heroic Characters updated. Placed in order by level, last updated. Links now open in new window.

shachak now level 77.
zxv now level 75.
Zarekith changed name to Kaido, upgraded to Master Doom Knight, and changed to DragonRogue.
Dragonix now level 73, changed to Evolved Pumpkinlord.
Reece is inactive.

B) Veteran Characters updated. Font made larger.

Link to Tango fixed.
DragonLord changed to Warrior.
dragon slayer inactive.
Danny inactive.
Abraham Kim changed to Warrior.
black now level 47.
Strove now level 45.
Link for Ifghar fixed.
Myron Reaper's name fixed.
Endymion now level 38.
Harcos now active.
a now active.
lolliepop now inactive.
Link for syler fixed.
syler now level 35, changed to Death Knight.
Saber now level 30, changed to Cryptic.
Link for Longsword fixed.
carnax now inactive.
Sakura now active.
Athenadite now level 19, now active.
Character "Isaac" deleted.

Friday, December 05, 2014

Changelog 2014.12.05 DragonFable ID Numbers Update

Changes to the DragonFable ID#s page:

Legendary Characters updated. Links now open new window.

ARGON changed to Doom Knight.
AshBlade now Active.
brandon now Inactive.
doom maker changed to Kathool Adept.
dragonight changed to Warrior, upgraded to Superior Doom Knight.
Illidan changed to Death Knight.
Kai now Active.
Link for Michael fixed.
NaPoLieoN now Active.
noah changed to Ascendant.
Sky changed to Death Knight.
trandangdung corrected to Superior Doom Knight, changed to Death Knight.
Zero upgraded to Doom Knight.

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Another quick update...

As I've written before, it's hard to update a blog about gaming when you'd rather just be playing the games. I'm playing Minecraft as much as I've ever done. I'm playing a few apps on my iPad. Everything else is about work and family and losing weight (I gained 15 pounds over the last few months). I've also done some sprucing up on my non-gamer pages, which migrated to a new domain. I'm thinking about posting some of my favorites here, especially my articles on surrogate boyfriend syndrom, to which gamers have a weakness.

So, for my "To Do" list:

Updated the DragonFable character ID list.
Post some screenies and whatnot about my new Minecraft LP world.
Post some reivews about a couple apps I've tried out (Tiny Tower and Tiny Dice).

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Quick Update

I've moved everything I wanted off my other site to this blog. Next I'll have to go through and update everything. A lot of the AQW pages are out-dated, especially the badges page. Also, the DF ID# page gets updated every two weeks. I'll get on that soon.

Before I do that, I'm gonna take a little break. Minecraft 1.8 is coming out in a week or so, and I'll be exploring the new additions. Until next time, please enjoy the content on this blog and be sure to leave a comment.

See you in a week or so.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

What I'm Playing

Of course, I'm still playing Minecraft every day. I'm greatly anticipating the release of (the hopefully stable and bug free) 1.8. I recently had to start a new LP world because a snapshot bug deleted my old one.

I'm also playing Minecraft PE. It's crazy how far the mobile version of Minecraft has come. Infinite worlds! Multi-player!

From time to time I like to play Bloons Tower Defense, both the browser and the mobile versions. I don't like the mobile version all that much. You can tell it was set up to rake in those micro-transactions.

About three times a week I'm playing AdventureQuest Worlds. I'm trying to get through the Bloodtusk story line but I'm not having any luck. Although I've completed most of the quests in Bloodtusk and Crossroads there isn't any progress in my Book of Lore. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I'll have to look for a walk-through.

For pure brainless entertainment, I'm playing Tiny Tower on my iPad. It sort of reminds me of the highly addictive, and really old, Sim Tower. I think I might check it three or four times a day depending on how lazy I'm feeling.

deddi_mine and I haven't had a Twitch stream in a while. I'll have to correct that.

Changelog 2014.08.24

Added AQW Healer page.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Minecraft Snapshots: Back Up Your Game

How I lost my main Minecraft world.

I always play my main LP world in Minecraft with the latest snapshot. To be honest, it's fun to test out the new features of the game as soon as possible. There are drawbacks to this, however. Below are some pics of a snapshot bug that wrecked my main base. Everything but andesite, diorite, granite, cobble, and wood planks were deleted from what was once a grand, giant tower.

Minecraft Snapshot Bug
Minecraft Snapshot Bug

Minecraft Snapshot Bug
Minecraft Snapshot Bug

That means all the stone blocks I placed, all the plants I planted, all the chests, windows, half-slabs, buttons, doors, and so on were gone.

I just went with it and built another main base. Although devastating, it gave me an excuse to build something new. That's just what happens in snapshots- unpredictable bugs. It's all part of the game. Especially if you don't back up your game... which I didn't... which eventually led to the entire world being deleted. 


Yeah, I really wish I backed up that world.

In any case, I started all over in a new LP world using world borders. I essentially started in a 120 block border and will slowly expand it over time. More about that later.

So my main message: back up your world. Just do it, even if you plan on working through the bugs that pop up on the Minecraft snaps.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Blogging vs. Gaming

I've said it before and I'll say it again: It's hard to run a games blog when you really just want to play the games.

In moving things around and condensing my content to this blog, I find myself wanting to stop so I can play games. I don't remember the logins for AQW where I have an awesome character. I wonder how HeroSmash is doing since I quit playing a while back because I didn't like the PvP focus of the game.

So I suppose I better hurry the hell up and finish the refresh of this blog so I can go and have some fun!