I was born in the late 70's and I like to play computer games. I'm finding as I get older I don't have patience for flame wars, forums users or fan boys. Just go away and let me play games!
Cynicide's Articles
May 5, 2009 by Cynicide
As we all know, a lot of communication on the Internet is rubbish; people simply don't take the time to moderate their own language, grammar or spelling.  Most of the time this problem is caused by the author being caught up in the moment, they're so keen on getting their “oh so important” comment out there for everyone to read that they trip over themselves typing it up.  A good example of this is stream-of-consciousness writing, where the author rambles from one point to ...
April 30, 2009 by Cynicide
Sony Online Entertainment released their partially free to play MMO Free Realms yesterday.  The game mixes the traditional RPG concepts of classes, levels and equipments with minigames based on Bejewelled, Elite Beat Agents, Nintendogs and Mario Kart.  There is also a TCG that terrifies me based on a past Magic: The Gathering addiction that I fought and beat.

I have put a few hours into the game and I find it to be a fun diversion from the non-stop action of grinding that usually ...
April 18, 2009 by Cynicide
Demigod was released last week to large amounts of terminal stupidity on the Internet. This was not unexpected, as Demigod borrows somewhat from the Warcraft III modification Defence of the Ancients (DoTA). Despite owning Warcraft III I never felt the need to try DoTA because of the cult of idiocy that surrounded the community. One forum I frequent banned anyone who posted a DoTA thread because it would usually devolve into the worst kind of crap flinging that we usually attribute to the lower p...