How Random Babbling Becomes Corporate Policy (t3knomanser) wrote,
How Random Babbling Becomes Corporate Policy

On My Life as a Gamer...

... I'm not one. I don't game much. I'll play a game from time to time, which is much different than being a gamer. I've played a handful of games to conclusion (Contra, Quake 1&2, Duke Nukem 3D, SOF, Jedi Knight II), and I haven't owned a console since my nintendo. Since we have an XBox, PS2, 2 PS1s and a DreamCast, I've been playing some console games, but not avidly.

Up until Knights of the Old Republic. That game was awesome.

And I use the past tense. Why? Well, there are actually 2 Xboxes in the house. One doesn't read discs. The other mostly reads discs. The latter has been used for KotOR. An Jay is the owner of the latter. For those of you that don't know Jay, it's not that big a deal. He's touchy, selfish, and a bit of a dick. But, if you can use him for entertainment as shamelessly as he'll use you, he's an OK guy. Jay however, told atomox today that he'd be taking his XBox back tomorrow, to turn it in for cash at EB.

Well, fine and good. Except for the fact that each save for KotOR is 1600 blocks. The memory cards only hold 1000 blocks. Nearly 15 hours... 15 hours of playing... ::poof::

It's really annoying that I can't rescue the saves. Oh, and I can't do anything simple like swapping harddrives, because Jay doesn't want the seal broken, which would make the trade-in risky. It's really annoying that the only time I really get into a game, enough to sit and play and play and be engaged by it, I lose all the work.

So fek. Even after we get another working XBox, however we do so, I don't know that I'm going to want to bother. Thus ends my attempt at being a gamer.

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