Revisiting Babylon 5 – 1×05 Parliament of Dreams

Thoughts on the episode Lenier arrives on Babylon 5 to serve as a diplomatic attaché to Delenn, introducing another of the main characters of the series. The scene where he and Delenn talk for the first time is used to emphasize once more Delenn’s connection to the Grey Council and her desire to keep it…

Looking back at comics – Transformers G1 US #5

Original release date: February 1985 When did I read it first: Around August 1991 when it was published in Hungary (with issue #6 bundled in the same comic book) Cover The cover-image shows a rather menacing-looking Shockwave, with the weapon-hand smoking, as if it had just been used recently. Behind him, the words “ARE ALL…

Old Video Game Magazines – Gamers 01/92

The first ever video game magazine issue that I bought and read. The numbering was 01/92 (February/March) even though it was released in December 1991. This was the first Sega-exclusive magazine and this first issue was a one-man-show in terms of the written content (all done by Heinrich Lenhardt, who has already been around in…

Highlights Nintendo Direct September 13th 2017

On September 13th 2017, Nintendo released a Direct presentation on upcoming 3DS and Switch titles. I am not going to go through it all step by step, but list the entries that were my highlights or that I found noteworthy. If you are interested, you can watch the whole 45 minutes of the presentation here:…

Short Review – Justice League Dark (Animated Movie)

Recently I watched Justice League Dark, an animated DC movie, released February 2017. The Justice League calls in the help of John Constantine and a few other supernatural heroes to help with solving a problem that seems to have magical origins. People all over the world are going crazy seeing demons in other people, hurting…

Old Video Game Magazines – Video Games 9/92

The second issue of this magazine that I bought. Release date: August 26th 1992. In that month, the SNES came out in Germany, so naturally that was the cover story of the issue.

Kickstarter Experiences – Broken Age (Double Fine Adventure)

My first ever backed Kickstarter, pretty much what kicked off a popularity surge for crowdfunding (especially for video games), made a lot of projects possible over the last few years (and hopefully for the time to come). Instant Success Originally aiming for a sum of 400,000$, the Kickstarter campaign managed to overshoot that goal significantly,…

Cold Games Database 1.4 – Steam Games Import and Stats

New Stuff: Steam Games Import: You can now automatically add your games from Steam to the list, simply enter your 64bit ID into the textbox in the Import window and let the app look up the list of games. You can look up the necessary ID (SteamID64) through sites like SteamRep Statistics: Generated from your entered games,…