I feel old. Goddamn it

Talking to my friend from High School at Uni today I realized that being in my forth year of university (in New Zealand, most people are done in three) that a high proportion of the first-years are so young that I now have memories that are now older than them. With that I felt like am am getting old. This shouldn't be happening. I turned twenty-one two weeks ago, and yet I still felt like I am getting old. Why is this. Am I just being a melodramatic kid who's having a moment. Possibly. Is my depression getting to me. Likely. Is it because I was supposed to have an economics degree at the end of last year but now won't my Political Science and Media degree until the end of next year and am now fearing that i'll be irrelevant by the time i'm actively on the job market. That makes sense. Is it because I feel like too many milestones in life have come, gone, and passed me by and what's coming is terrifying and I am unsure on how to handle it. Probably. Am I just tricking myself to feel old so I don't feel too much like a child. Reading this back it sure sounds like it.

Thanks for putting up with my rant.

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I feel old. Goddamn it

Talking to my friend from High School at Uni today I realized that being in my forth year of university (in New Zealand, most people are done in three) that a high proportion of the first-years are so young that I now have memories that are now older than them. With that I felt like am am getting old. This shouldn't be happening. I turned twenty-one two weeks ago, and yet I still felt like I am getting old. Why is this. Am I just being a melodramatic kid who's having a moment. Possibly. Is my depression getting to me. Likely. Is it because I was supposed to have an economics degree at the end of last year but now won't my Political Science and Media degree until the end of next year and am now fearing that i'll be irrelevant by the time i'm actively on the job market. That makes sense. Is it because I feel like too many milestones in life have come, gone, and passed me by and what's coming is terrifying and I am unsure on how to handle it. Probably. Am I just tricking myself to feel old so I don't feel too much like a child. Reading this back it sure sounds like it.

Thanks for putting up with my rant, and how do you put blogs on the off-topic page.

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A few thing's I've noticed two conferences in

  • White box covers. yay.
  • A noticeable lack of dubstep
  • Beyond a noticeable exception (you could of been in the lang zone but you went for that) things have been relatively unembarrassing and quite frankly a little boring. Ubisoft better pick up their game.
  • no major surprises yet and i'm not expecting much out of the next two.
  • Media convergence is here and it will be here in both good (most places now have a premium streaming service, sending things from mobile devices to the TV at a press of a button) and bad (18 unnecessary social networks for your games that you need to be a member of to play the game even if your never going to use it) ways
  • February is going to be packed next year
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Screw You Telltale

Telltale I was really looking forward to this game but you decided that because you thought that you couldn't get a rating in Australia, you decide to not only try for Australia but not even bother with New Zealand because it would be too expensive. I'm sorry but when the cost is $1100 USD to get it rated and there are 190,000 PS3's and 360's in our market you would only need to sell 220 copies to get your money back. I know there are probably other expenses involved but it still doesn't change the fact that what you said comes off as a blatant excuse. You also said that if it was a full priced game like Mortal Kombat because the profit margins are higher it's less of an issue. So then why don't you just then release it as a retail game when all of the episodes are released but instead as far as I can tell you have no intentions of doing that do you. The worst part of this however is that for some baffling reason you can release the game on Steam down here which for someone that is using a computer that isn't powerful enough to play it it and that you sent codes to critics down here just comes off like your rubbing salt in the wound.

Am I expecting too much. Probably

Am I still getting over the fact that Pac-Man Championship Edition DX didn't come out here for 360. Probably.

Will this angry rant change anything. Probably not.

Does all of this change the fact that it feels like Telltale is just being lazy and there are only two words I want to say to them. No

So in that case since saying those two words would be boring, here's a better use of those two words that sums up my opinion of telltale at the moment.

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