Archive | March 2012
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That’s right. And I don’t just mean in thinking of creative excuses for why he needs to play for another hour… teeheehee… A recent study from Michigan State University studied the gaming habits of nearly 500 12 year olds and the relationship this had with their creativity. The study found that of the sample, the [...]
InKassadin make myself clear enough in the title, this is a post full of League of Legends puns. Are you a pun lover aura you a pun hater? Well, it doesn’t really matter, because I can Garentee I have a Zilean brilliant puns here… So I’m just gonna carry on. Sometimes my partner doesn’t support my [...]
My Partner is a Gamer has just joined Facebook (If you wanted, you could even drop by and ‘like’ it… I’d be more than a little flattered…). While I was checking out some related pages, I kept seeing a lot of this: This is the attitude that I aim to change, guys. Are there really [...]
Star Wars seems to be all the rave in our household at the moment. My partner is still very much in the honeymoon period with SWTOR, dedicating much of his spare time learning the finer intricacies of the game. In between his gaming and work, we are also working our way through all of the [...]
This is an awesomely geeky t-shirt design I stumbled across from the amazing Glennz Tees collection (Happy 4th birthday, Glennz!). As cool as it is, though, I can’t seem to look at the design without thinking of this. *shudder*
“You can hear me clicking? So I guess you can tell the difference between casual combat and ‘Holy shit, I’m gonna die’…”
The Boy, chatting to his friend via Skype while playing SWTOR. As mentioned before, he has a ridiculously loud keyboard and his APM increases quite considerably when his gaming gets a little more serious… Bahaha….
Next time you complain about your Gamer Guy for gaming too much, just think – at least this way you always know where he is. Better he be safely at home “ganking n00bs” (or something like that…) than disappearing off to who knows where doing who knows what. So when you think it about it [...]
APM, or Actions Per Minute, is: …A measurement of a player’s load-handling capacity and is one of the metrics for judging player skill. (Source: StarCraft Wiki) In other words, the higher someone’s APM, the faster their hands move as they’re gaming, whether it be mouse clicking or button bashing. It’s unbelievable to see how fast [...]
Sudden sad realisation – now that he’s started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic, I’m going to have to learn all new lingo… Argh! And I was doing so well keeping up with all his LoL stuff too. Ah well. Better start concentrating, Vicki.
A good thing about having a gamer partner is that there is always some new fancy-pants geeky accessory or game that he’s had his eye on, so trying to think of gifts is never a problem. And, by buying him gifts like this, it’s an easy way to show him that you support his hobby. [...]