Hey all, AussieDidge here with another round-up of news into the goings-on of my life!
First of all, is anyone utterly surprised that since my last entry, THREE WEEKS have blitzed past in a blur? Either I'm getting notoriously lazy with these things (A certain flaw of mine for sure) or simply the fact that I've been mostly buried in homework from day one. Taking on four subjects at university every semester is supposed to be the norm, from what I've gathered, but there's nothing normal about the workload I've copped these past weeks.
Also as a direct result, my poetry has languished badly as it's been roughly the same amount of time since my last piece, Lest You Be Judged. However I am hoping to finish off my latest work, Moulded From Melodies, over the weekend. It's a traditional stanza-by-stanza piece that explores many of the numerous genres of music, and the artists and tracks that have come to define those genres.
However, it isn't only my workload that is to blame for my time disappearing so viciously. A good chunk of that blame lies on my latest game addiction, Batman: Arkham Origins. Looking at the reviews, it honestly does surprise me that it hasn't been rave across the board because it is easily one of the best games I've played.
Controlling the Caped Crusader's cunning covert and compelling combat capabilities
, playing detective with case files and reconstructing crime scenes, and meeting many of the Batman's greatest enemies has been quite the blast so far, even despite the occasionally repetitive combat, rare lacks of response (I swear I countered many blows that ended up connecting) and a really odd controller issue that only happened recently.
There are combos and gadgets to master, challenges to conquer, and puzzles that tease the mind for those sweet Datapacks. I certainly could go on about many of the different aspects I enjoyed of Arkham Origins, but all I'll say is even if you're a casual fan of The Dark Knight, perhaps like myself, I don't believe you can go wrong with this one.
Now if only they could perform much the same for the Superman franchise... The video game industry has been, for the most part, his Kryptonite...
Oh, besides my poetry, have any of you checked out my short profile animation, Welcome to My World? Essentially, thanks to the purchase of Cyberlink PowerDirector 13 and Titler Pro that came with it, you could all be getting a nice general idea of what I have planned for "Project Milestone". I'm still yet to define the lists, such as numbers, congratulatory messages and text fonts to use, but I have a gut feeling that it'll be a blast once I'm done. *And yes, I'm aware that opinions are mixed when it comes to such things, but I don't really care. It's all in the name of getting experience in different fields; whether you use these is entirely up to you.*
Perhaps one more thing of note that I can think of... Supanova 2015 is drawing near! I'm more than willing to admit I'm nervous as hell facing a crowd of a good 25,000 at minimum, especially since I'm not too great of a people-person, but hopefully by going around, taking photos and striking up some conversation I can start putting those fears aside. After all, some "persons" on the Internet can be shining examples of how NOT to be a human, but the other 99% should be just fine, right?
Fingers crossed at any rate. Anyway, that's about all I have for this entry. I don't know when I'll be able to update you all again, but most likely that time will come after Supanova finishes in Melbourne and I start posting photos up. Until then, take care DA, and see you on the other side.