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Entries from September 2006

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

September 26th, 2006 · No Comments

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Simply reading the title causes a mental car crash of headline proportions, with ‘crazy Japanese game’ causing the first casualty, closely followed by ‘a game about lawyers?’ and then ‘I need to find out more’.
While I love graphical adventure games, I’ve never played a Japanese one. From my limited understanding of [...]

Tags: games · review

Doctor Who on Earth

September 19th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Despite my dislike in the direction that Doctor Who is currently going (immature jokes, nonsensical plots), I found Russell T Davies’ remarks on why Doctor Who never seems to leave Earth very refreshing:
“People will say, ‘Why doesn’t he visit alien planets more often?’” he said. “But that’s because they are expensive. They’re hugely expensive.”
Davies also [...]

Tags: bbc · doctorwho · tv


September 18th, 2006 · No Comments

Yesterday I went to see a matinee performance of Raiders of the Lost Ark at the local cinema. It’s a popular film, to be sure, but I didn’t really expect there to be many people watching it at Sunday lunchtime, especially since Clapham is known for its bars and clubs. You can tell where this [...]

Tags: film

Termination Shock

September 7th, 2006 · No Comments

Termination shock – ‘the termination shock is the boundary marking one of the outer limits of the sun’s influence’. How cool. I found this on one of my random meanderings through Wikipedia.

Tags: space