Category: Fun and Games

  • 2020 October JP FGC News Round-up

    Table of Contents 1. JP Street Fighter V Women’s League 1.1. 10/03 Day 1 archive 1.2. 10/10 Day 2 archive 1.3. 10/17 Day 3 archive 2. FAV Cup Mini October 17th 3. Orugan Zaka Game sako and Itabashi Zangief vs. Dogura and Nauman 4. JeSU Mie esports union Covid-19 Charity Tournament “Kounyuudou-kun Cup” 5. Aim […]

  • 2018 August and September Fighting Game Events in Tokyo

    Previous: 2018 June and July Tokyo FGC Events| Next Seems like I’ve gotten into the habit of tracking FGC offline events in the Tokyo area. This isn’t a comprehensive list, but feel free to contact me if you want me to add anything. Very generally: On Tuesdays there is a DBFZ, Tekken7, and Soul Caliber […]

  • The Garcia Girls visit Japan

    Table of Contents 1. Arrival, 2018-03-27, Tokyo 2. 2018-03-28 Okayama, Kurashiki, and Hiroshima 3. 2018-03-29 Hiroshima to Kyoto 4. 2018-03-30 Kyoto and Kimono 5. 2018-03-31 Kyoto to Tokyo 6. 2018-04-01 Tokyo Hanami-party in Ueno Park 7. Running around in Tokyo 1 Arrival, 2018-03-27, Tokyo On Tuesday, March 25th our cousins, the Garcia Girls, came for […]

  • RAGE 2018 Spring New Generation Esports event

    RAGE 2018 Spring New Generation Esports is a large gaming event held on March 21st in Makuhari Messe Hall 6 with a variety of tournaments attached to it. The main events are Street Fighter V, Shadowverse, and Splatoon 2. The venue opens at 9am, things start at 10am, and things should end by 8pm. The […]

  • P2G Gaming Event at Redbull Gaming Sphere Nakano

    On Sunday, March 18th, Shinobism’s Project Gaming Girls (P2G) held a multi-title gaming event at the RedBull Gaming Sphere in Nakano. This was a multi-title event, with Capcom’s Street Fighter V, Nintendo’s Splatoon2, Blizzard’s Hearthstone, and Capcom’s MVCI. The event was from 1pm to 5pm, with the various P2G members hosting activities for the games […]

  • Street Fighter V at E-sports Square in Akihabara, Tokyo

    On Wednesday I went to e-sports Square Akihabara for the first time. I’ve been meaning to go for over a year. It is an e-sports Cafe, and every once in a while (once a week?) they run the “Fighter’s Crossover” event. That currently seems to be focused on Street Fighter V, which I enjoy. It […]

  • 2014 Year in Games Review

    Snapshot of Games I’ve played from Steam Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall Bastion Divinity Original Sin Wasteland 2 I thought it would be interesting to look at what games I played this year. I don’t mean things like Basketball (which I did play, about once a month with the Amazon JP basketball club) but games on the […]

  • More on Baldur’s Gate on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ with GemRB

    I’ve spent a bit more time playing around with my Kindle Fire and GemRB. Planescape: Torment seems like it needs more work before that will be fully playable, but Baldur’s Gate 1 and 2 are supposed to be very well supported. I would like to play through those, so I set them up. I played […]

  • RPGs on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″

    I’ve had a Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ model for a few months now. I really like it. I am able to read email (personal and work) and set up calendar entries (personal and work.) I can do some light web browsing, and check up on FaceBook with it. Every once in a while there are […]

  • A quick review of the US Kindle Fire 8.9″ tablet

    I bought myself a Kindle Fire a while back. I only got to see it recently; I live in Japan and we only have the Kindle Fire 7″ over there. I had it delivered to my sister’s place in California, and have been playing around with it for about a week while I’ve been here […]