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What I’m up to, #6

June 23rd, 2015

Time for another “What I’m up to” entry! This one will be a little different. Normally, I post updates on what I’m sewing, photographing, and playing, but I’m saving the photography part for my next Project 52 recap. I’ve replaced it with which websites I’ve been updating lately!

What I’m sewing

Remember how last time, back in March, I said I was making new curtains? Uh… yeah, I totally procrastinated on that. I started them, then left them sitting there for a few months. However, I felt the itch to sew recently, so I’m working on them again!

This is for our game room, and we really just need a valance (part that goes across the top) to block the light that seeps through the top of the blinds. However, I like the look of curtains on the side, so I added them for decoration. I have most of the valance done and just need to add loops to it!

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Game recommends – E3 response, #2

June 18th, 2015

Last year after E3, I made a few game recommends that related to games shown at E3 that I was excited about. I decided to do that again! Though this time around, I’m featuring games that were already announced before E3, but they were shown again during the expo. Here are a few more games off of my favorites list!

Just Cause 2

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Sypnosis: Panau is an island run by an oppressive dictator named Pandak “Baby” Panay, who cuts off all ties to the United States. Rico is dropped there to take care of Panay and track down his old mentor, who may have gone rogue.

My thoughts: Once upon a time I said, “I can’t do open world games; I wouldn’t know what to do.” Boy was I wrong. It turns out open world games are one of my favorite types, and Just Cause 2 is one of the better ones that I’ve played.

The thing to remember with Just Cause 2 is that you’re not going to get a great story or great character development. What you get is the pure satisfaction of blowing things up, exploring a beautiful world, and just running around doing stupid things. It’s such a big map that you’ll always find something to do, and it’s just plain fun.

My thoughts on Just Cause 3: The early trailers of Just Cause 3 made it look just like Just Cause 2, and well, I had no issues with that. I want more of that. E3 showed improvements to the grapple and parachute, which is pretty exciting because that’s a large chunk of what you use. Multiple grapple lines? Yes please! [E3 trailer]


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What I’m up to, #5

March 22nd, 2015

It’s been a while since I did one of these entries! It’s mainly because I haven’t used my sewing room in several months. I just haven’t been motivated to work on anything new.

However, on Friday, I cleaned my sewing room, and then yesterday, I helped a friend with a small sewing project. I think that gave me the push I needed because I’m itching to start on a new sewing project now.

What I’m Sewing

I’m finally going to turn this fabric into some curtains for our game room:

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I bought it last year at the same time as the green fabric I used for our guest room curtains. I just procrastinated on making another curtain because they are soooo boring to make. Fortunately, they’re easy to make. It’s just not very exciting ^^;;

Then I’m going to work on a couple new cosplays. I’ve mentioned these two before, which are Phi (Zero Escape) and Misao (Rurouni Kenshin). Both are fairly easy to pattern and make, so I hope they won’t take me too long!

Oh, and it’s been a while since I showed my sewing room. Some of you might remember when I gave my sewing room a make-over a couple years ago. Here’s how it looks now! It’s pretty much the same, but the walls are filled in now, and I have a cutting mat to work on the floor.

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