In February this year I took up cycling, and over the last eight months or so I have cycled several times a week (except the end of June, but I’ll get to why a bit later on).  To say I embraced the Lycra look is not far from the truth, if people (be it family or girlfriend) decide to buy me something, it is something to do with cycling.

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Attempt Number 1.


My first venture back into the world of Photoshop after a several year break, and I still suck at font blending, I think I’m going to have to google up some font tutorials so I can stop ruining the above picture.  I’m currently deciding on whether to have that as my header picture (once I actually fix the glaringly badly blended font.)

Edit: I think it’s the colour that’s the problem to be fair, maybe a lighter colour might improve it, with a dark outline /ponders.

Insert some generic witty title.

ImageLesbro: lez’bro (n) A lesbian friend that is totally a BAMF and ready to “suit up”.

Always chill and down for tag-team wing-manning at bars/clubs/social events. This is the criteria:

[NOTE: Any straight female can also apply. Rule 0  is, however, emphasized.]
0.) No matter how awesome we look, we must never be attracted to each other sexually. (0, because “duh”)

1.) Must be down to watch The Walking Dead, HIMYM, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Wire or Suits.

2.) Must be able to beat me in beer pong, or Smash Brothers or Black Ops2..or a race. Actually, as long as you can show you’re good at SOMETHING. Jesus.

3.) Must know the difference between “your” and “you’re”.

4.) Applicant must be into Lacuna Coil, Rammstein, Scissor Sisters (because everyone should have a Kiki once in their lives)

5.) Must say bro or any variation including: Broham, broseph, brobadiah, brohemian rhapsody, brolith, brothulu, brobaham lincoln: four wh*res and seven beers ago, brobaham lincoln: Vampire hunter.

6.) Applicant has to acknowledge that Red Heads or Irish Women get an automatic +25 to the hotness scale, asian women are a +20, any women who know who Corey Taylor is and like him are a +20. Scores can overlap.

7.) Applicant must pledge that we are a team and so we work together. There’s no competition or c*ck…er.. beaver damming?…Point is: you’re pledging allegiance to the lesbro code.

8.) Must think superheroes or comics are at the very least “awesome”.

If you fit this, we’re totally best lesbros. Totes srs.

Square Enix’s CEO resigns

I’ve been keeping an eye on the developments about Square Enix’s CEO resigning and the subsequent fallout over loss of sales/profits.…i-wada-resigns

Square Enix President and CEO Yoichi Wada is resigning, according to a recent statement from the company.

Wada will be replaced by current representative director Yosuke Matsuda, making this one of the company’s first major steps toward “management reform.” The decision will be subject to a resolution during the company’s general meeting of shareholders this June, then later by a resolution from its board of directors.

This follows the publisher’s release of consolidated results forecast which revealed its expectations of an “extraordinary loss” in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. Square Enix announced today its plans to begin major restructuring throughout, which is expected to result in a loss of roughly 10 billion yen (or just over $105 million) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.

Polygon has contacted Square Enix and will update this post when further information is made available.

Not too surprised with this; however, I would’ve expected to it have come sooner after the failure of FFXIV.  And how he ousted Suzuki and Sakaguchi in order to be in charge (yes, I am aware that cut throat and ruthless people need to be in order to get anywhere.)

As of today (3rd April 2013) there have been announcements of restructuring and portfolios being sold off, so far the F2P portfolio has been sold off to Sleepy Giant.

copy&pasta from a forum member that basically sums up the flaws from SE:
I mean… poor game sales were Square Enix’s fault.

  • They gave us XIII which was kinda shitty.
  • They gave us XIII-2 which wasn’t deserved and nobody wanted.
  • They’re giving us XIII-3, which I’m sure even less people want.
  • They gave us XIV 1.0 which failed hard.


  • They didn’t give us Versus-XIII.
  • They didn’t give us Kingdom Hearts III.
  • They didn’t give us remakes of games we’re still waiting for (VI, VII).
  • They’ve had nothing to show in recent years at shows except that one tech demo nobody cares about.

The only decent thing I can think of that can really help them is the new Tomb Raider that just came out, but I haven’t gotten around to playing it yet.
Oh yeah, Hitman and Sleeping Dogs were good I guess, but they didn’t make them.  X/X-2 HD will be nice, but that isn’t now.

So yeah, to me its no surprise that SE is in deep shit.  They’ve had a really crappy decade.

The above and adding in with all honesty SE’s Marketing fails. I mean there is apparently a new good tomb raider game out, but I have not seen one commercial (TV/Magazine or something else) here yet in Europe, or anywhere. While I am getting bombed with commercials about other games from other companies. (I didn’t buy the new Tomb raider game, since I basically am not even getting bombed with commercial to buy it, I even didn’t know that it came out).  Meanwhile at Konami, they had a graffiti advertisement for Metal Gear Revengeance (at some point I’ll upload the photo I took of it) and the new trailer for Metal Gear Solid 5

(also to note I totally ❤ the trailer’s use of the band Garbage)

Square Enix Los Angeles layoff details, CEO rumored to be out by May

Go figure the Social Media Team got hit the hardest, can’t say I didn’t see that coming.

Sorry, I am basically having to shoehorn this video from June 2012 that basically sums up a lot of the problems that have been the problem for Square Enix (contains a lot of swearing though, but he does have a point)

10th Anniversary of Square Enix

As of April 1st we’ve reached our 10th anniversary!

We hope you’ll continue supporting us going forward as well!

We’re thinking of collaborations and a bunch of things that should make everyone a little bit happy.

It’ll be settled soon, so we’ll keep you posted.

Ah the memories of thinking the merger was an April Fools joke. . . I’m still not over that disappointment yet.

It seems since …

It seems since my last post I managed to get more Ogier pieces, in fact I got feet, hands and head since then and the legs (which I actually want) still allude me unfortunately.

I also finished my Armageddon (well to 85 at least), majority of it solo’ing and in a week, probably not gonna actually do that again because it almost drove me crazy, especially when it got to the point where I was waking up in the middle of the night thinking that I was wiping to an overgrown fish.

Bandwagon BST

I joined the BST bandwagon, there I said it, fortunately I did not get hit by lightning nor did the earth opened beneath my feet to swallow me whole, but it did feel like it might happen.  Why did I decide to pick up BST?  Well it’s all for getting my damn LAZ0R gun done, I don’t feel confident enough to attempt to solo it on BLU especially with it’s charm move, so instead all I do is set Faithful Falcorr on the mob and go read a book for 15 mins.