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Of Netrunner, Mage Wars, video games, and distractions…

We here in the DC Metro area have had more than a few snow days this winter season.  For those unfamiliar: things basically shut down.  Offices close, roads close, no one really goes outside their homes.

Now I don’t mind a snow day.  I have plenty to keep my mind occupied and keep me from going stir crazy.  There’s always some video game to play, or some model to paint.  But these are pretty singular activities.  I’m not much of a TV watcher anymore, so this holiday season I started to look for stuff my wife and I could do together.  And to be honest, my painting motivation has been pretty low lately…So what’s been stealing my attention?

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Warmachine: Tactics for PC & Mac announced!

So that long awaited Warmachine video game?  Yeah it’s no longer a 3rd person action title (that reminded me a bit of Destiny Warriors), but a strategy game seemingly more akin to the actual table top game.

And surprise, surprise they’re going to Kickstarter for the funding.  I am willing to bet they have no problems surpassing their goal in less than 12 hours.

While rampant speculation isn’t really my thing (I’ll leave that to the forums), I’m cautiously optimistic about the project.

Check out the Press Release here and Matt Wilson’s Insider here for more info.

In the meantime, enjoy the trailer!

And now for something completely different…Vidya games!

khador scene warmachine video game

While all the sites and many people are gearing up for or travelling to (including Plarzoid and Mugu) Templecon this weekend, you’ll get all you need from them since I won’t be going (at least not this year 😉 ).  Instead, I thought I’d do something a little different today and talk with you about something that frequently cuts into my painting time.  I’m sure it’s the same for a lot of you.

Video games.

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