It’s rare when a movie touches a person so deeply that it draws them to tears. Not the kind of tears that are a sympathetic reaction, but tears of the deeply emotional kind. Tears of fear and regret for things that you’ve done or not yet done but regret not doing so. Sometimes a movie just grabs you and makes you think all sorts of what ifs. What if I had just done this? What would happen if I did this right now? Why did I not do this sooner? It was hard to not contemplate these ideas with World Cancer Day at hand.
A Little Bit of Heaven just gave me that feeling of emotional turmoil. The movie stars Kate Hudson and the story is that of a young woman in the prime of her life finding out she has a cancer that could take her life. Though I had watched the movie once before and knew the basics of the story, sitting here watching it brought on tears and deep feelings that I had not experienced in some time. As I shed tears, my biggest thoughts were that I did not want that to be me, but what I could do about it.
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Obsidian Entertainment has developed another winning title despite the fact that their studio almost went under. Pillars of Eternity held me captivated and entertained for several hours and I am still in the midst of discovering everything the title has to offer. There are a myriad of classes that I’ve just barely touched the surface of as a PC and I am ready to discover them all. Continue reading “Pillars of Eternity: Another Winner from Obsidian Entertainment”
To some people’s pleasure, and to other’s dismay, Disney has officially announced that Frozen 2 is in development. Coming to a theater near you in the next few years, we’ll again see Elsa, Anna, Olaf and the crew back on the big screen. Continue reading “Disney Confirms Frozen 2 in Development”
Adrienne Curry is not only an America’s Next Top Model, she is also a gamer and enjoys conventions. Continue reading “America’s Next Top Model Adrienne Curry’s New Mobile Game: Catsomnia”
it’s good enough
it’s good enough for me.
Good enough for you is good enough for me
it’s good enough. – “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper
This week, TCC is taking you back, way back, to the awesome geek cult classics of the 1980s. It was a decade of gaming revolution, geekery, and outrageous fashion (even today’s fashion can’t touch the 80’s). The Goonies was the ultimate kids’ movie. I am not a kid today but I still love to watch it. Continue reading ““The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough””
The mother of all human simulators has recently released their fourth installment. EA sent The Sim 4 out into the world September 2nd, 2014, here in the U.S. As with most EA releases, people are usually apprehensive. EA has not got the world’s best reputation within the industry. The Sims 4 required a Day One patch just to make sure that the game was playable. Continue reading “Is It Worth It: The Sims 4”
People have their quirks, their merits, and even their flaws. Sims are no different from real people as EA has given Sim characters lots of traits to choose from in The Sims 4. Some of the traits are great while others are not so great, but that depends on the type of Sim a player is intending on creating. Continue reading “The Sims 4 – Beginner Traits”
Goals are handy to have. They give one a sense of direction and purpose to their lives. The same goes for Sims in The Sims 4. They need some purpose to their lives inside our computer screens. Aspirations are the answer to that. They are life-long goals for Sims to meet and they are chosen during character creation. Continue reading “The Sims 4 – Beginner Aspirations”
Welcome to the wonderful world of The Sims 4. Those returning from The Sims 3, or even 2,will find some similarities as well as some new things in-game. This guide will take you through the process of setting up your Sim to be the best Sim it can be. Continue reading “The Sims 4 – How to Create Your Sim”
I am a web developer and graphic designer. My tools are my life and the one piece of equipment I would absolutely love to own is the Cintiq 24HD Touch. This display is like a massive tablet that can act as a second monitor to give artists total hands-on control of their projects. Excuse me while I salivate. Continue reading “Dream Machine: The Cintiq”