Video game review burst #2

SackBoy: A Big Adventure Sumo Digital (2020) A really good surprise, I'm usually not a fan of platform games. I finished the story it playing with my girlfriend but wasn't bothered to complete everything. Positives Surprised at how good it playsNot a fan of the aesthetic but it is a gorgeous game Negatives Difficulty takes…

Coding update: I’m terrorized by my own unit-tests

I stopped working on the code for many weeks because I had other things to on my mind, but also because the work I planned was not super exciting. I want to trust my "basic" libraries, math, core and image. They contain relatively simple code that will be the building blocks of the rest of…

Movie review burst #2

Anastasia "Ra-Ra-Rasputin, Russia's sexiest love machine" Don Bluth, Gary Goldman (1997) It looks very nice, I like the songs, especially the main theme that comes back several times. I also enjoyed the dynamic between the main characters. The superb animation makes it worthwhile, even if the villain is a bit of an afterthought. Le Grand…

The 100th post!

I am not very happy with my work on the site. I don't spend nearly enough time on programming (because I'm very lazy) and I find writing reviews a bit redundant, I don't think I have interesting things to say on everything I see or play. I will cut down on review articles, and reorganize…

Video game review burst #1

Astro's Playroom SIE Japan Studio - Asobi Team (2020) The amount of fun that is packed into this tiny game/tech-demo is nothing short of astonishing. It makes a tremendous job of showing you the different features of the DualSense controller. It's basically a collection fest through and through, but it was one of the best…

Movie review burst #1

About a Boy "Charming me softly" Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz (2002) Another good British romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant, although this time it's not much about the romantic aspect of things, and that's very refreshing. The movie focuses heavily on Will and Marcus' relationship, and it's a great idea given the chemistry between Hugh Grant…