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by Mike

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Sharing Island Items

March 28, 2020 in Kwappy Weviews

I have found countless reviews that go “bells deep” into pros and cons, comparisons from other editions in the franchise and analysis of core gameplay. If you’re looking for that, stop reading now. I’m setting out to achieve a more simple list of expectations based off the experience of my fiance and I sharing an island. We don’t want to miss things and it’s been annoying not knowing what to look for, how many and what we need to communicate about already finding while progressing or doing dailies. I’ll try to keep this updated as we progress. As I write this our game version is 1.1.1 1.1.2-a and as patches come out these experiences may change. Please feel free to help me keep this accurate and drop a comment.

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by Mike

Tom Clancy’s The Division™ Beta

February 5, 2016 in Kwappy Weviews


One of the most anticipated games of 2016 held their beta over the weekend and though I was added in late, I was more than eager to try out the game mechanics and check out the fantastic graphics.

The story line itself is pretty straight forward but may hold much more in the full release of the game. As the trailer revealed, there is an outbreak in New York city and players have to command a team to fight back against the anarchy. As far as the game play, many elements feel the same as something like Destiny. There are many unique features and controls that set this game apart and make it a very fun experience.

Game mechanics were pretty good and everything felt very comfortable. The cover system was like a better version of Gears of War and I was able to take cover and maneuver very smoothly. It plays a key element in the game so it’s nice to see it very well polished. Though only one story line mission was available it was easy to see there would always be lots going on in the game. Many side missions and objectives will keep players savaging around NYC for a long time. Many buildings can be explored and looted which gave some extra motivation to explore.

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by Mike

Software on Steam

October 16, 2012 in Software


I love Steam. I don’t think I would have started buying games if it didn’t exist. I love the community, the interface and how easy it is to use. Steam is my favorite! Now they have full blown started selling software.

It was rumored that they would start selling more than games and hats a long time ago, but now its finally happening! Though most of the software so far is either free, expensive or somewhat useless  it shows that there will be a good range of prices and include even very expensive production software. I am still curious where all this will go, what new products will launch, and how it will effect Microsoft Marketplace and Apple App Store.

With the Windows 8 Marketplace I don’t expect to see anything like Office in there any time soon, but this might be a good place for indie software developers to make their mark. Steam has, after all, helped so many indie game dev.’s get their games to a very large market. Speaking of indie, Humble Bundle has also started releasing more than just games and soundtracks – currently they are offering eBooks.

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