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  1. Kevnvek

    Life Update - Overdue as Hell

    Also, damn, my hair is short again and I have to update my profile pic. XD If I had forgotten to change it last time to long, it would be accurate again.
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    Life Update - Overdue as Hell

    (Why did I never reply to this from a year ago?) Associate's degrees from community college. English AA, Drama AA, and Elementary Teaching Prep AA (this one was something I figured I may as well get as I got it with my general requirements by taking certain ones). On that note, Berkeley is going fantastic for me. I'm declared in the English major and Creative Writing minor. This semester (which just finished, hence I'm back home for the summer) was awesome, I had classes on Folklore, Mythology, H. P. Lovecraft, and English literature 1750-1850. The first semester (last fall) I had an intro to creative writing, medieval literature, Novel to Film (Hitchcock), and Intro to Rhetoric, and next upcoming semester (Spring 2019) I have two more writing classes, English lit 1850-1950, and either a Rhetoric of New Media (study video game, chat room, modern storytelling and structure), Utopian Dystopian Film, or English Honors Thesis part 1 if I get accepted. I may just audit that film course to sit in it and discuss but not have to do the assignments, and not be in 20 units lol. I've been doing 17 or 16 units. You guys still on Discord or somewhere? I need to check in. I'll probably game a bit this summer, maybe even stream, but I'm also going to read a lot. I've barely been gaming at all, but I don't really miss it since reading for classes and for fun has become my main hobby.
  3. So, I apologize, but I've been meaning to make a post for some time now, but always doing other stuff. There's a lot going on in my life. I need to check in here more often. But anyways, I guess I'll do this bullet point style. Probably the coolest thing, I graduated from my community college in the Spring, getting three degrees with distinction and am transferring to UC Berkeley. I move on Monday. I'm going as an English major with a possibility of switching to Rhetoric. I also want to take at least one acting class if I have time. I have a girlfriend I've been dating for nearly five and a half months now, the longest I've ever been with one (there were only one or two before, but still). We click amazingly well mentally, especially since she has aspergers like me. So, we understand all of each other's quirks. It's not a very physical relationship, even after all this time, but we're getting there. It's harder for people like us, and with her it's like dealing with a younger version of myself before I managed my symptoms and reactions as well as I do now. We'll be long distance while I'm at Berkeley, but we'll make it work. I'm still gaming, but it's sporadic. Most of this summer I've been doing all kinds of stuff to get ready for Berkeley. I did buy an awesome $1000 gaming laptop though, so I'll have access to all of my PC stuff while I'm there (when I have time, mostly nights). The Acer Helios 300. The thing has a GTX 1060 in it and can run GTA V pretty much maxed out at 1080p, I'm pretty happy with it lol. Oh, uh my hair is super long again. I immediately realized I need to update my profile picture when I logged in. Not much else changed. I still look 5-10 years younger than I should because of all of the blood of the inno---the good genes, yeah, we'll go with good genes. I got into a trading card game called Magic the Gathering and was playing weekly with a group of friends, though I won't be able to now that I'm moving. I may try to find players at Berkeley. There will be a card shop across the street, but I also am going to be tight on money lol. On that note, I have fantastic financial aid. I got what's called a Blue and Gold scholarship, so I'm basically fully covered on tuition and living (in a campus owned apartment, two blocks from campus, with a private bedroom and only two roommates). I am not throwing away my shot (and yeah I got super into the musical play Hamilton). Not sure what else to update, or what I shared before. I guess just ask if you have any other questions. Where is best to reach you guys on voice chat? Don't even remember what app to use. Teamspeak? Mumble? gd it's been a while.
  4. Kevnvek

    What are you listening to?

    Ensiferum just released a new album. Finnish folk metal, they're pretty cool.
  5. Kevnvek

    Annual giveaway winners list!

    Congrats to all the winners, and thanks as always for hosting this, Siren, and Kira for making the list.
  6. Kevnvek

    What are you listening to?

    This is a pretty cool version of the Dexter theme. https://soundcloud.com/milanrecords/daniel-licht-david-poe-lucky-from-dexter-8-ost
  7. Kevnvek

    Elder Scrolls Online Pre-Order Available

    I feel the same way about it. I've only played it a bit and gotten to about level 3 or 4 and not even far enough to leave the island I was started on (after you get out of the initial location; being unspecific for the NDA). It just kind of feels like there's not a whole lot to do, and what there is, is too easy. The combat is incredibly easy. I'm used to playing TES games on at least hard to get the sense of the world actually being big and dangerous, and monster/bandit/dragon/etc. encounters actually being something to be wary of. I even did a quest to banish an ancient evil body possessing spirit and it didn't feel as epic as it should have, what with all the dialog. Just kill a few skeletons then activate a couple switches to kill the boss. I'll give it one more chance in a couple hours tonight while the beta is still live, but then I'm going to play some more Ni No Kuni.
  8. The main games have a pretty intricate and deep story, even with all of the weird little things that they throw in. Metal Gear Rising was a little different and more into the future of the series in terms of technology, and quite a different style of game from the usual. This DLC sounds stupid to me though. One of those useless "it was all just a dream" sort of things. There were weird things in the series, but never blatantly aliens and time travel.
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    Black Friday Video Game Deals

    If anyone gets Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn while it's half off, I'm making a character on the Gilgamesh server. I know, I know. I usually don't MMO. But I want to try this one since I love Final Fantasy and have heard good things. http://www.greenmangaming.com/search/?q=realm+reborn&platforms=pc
  10. Kevnvek

    The Odd and the Cool

    Clearly someone stole it from us loljk.
  11. Kevnvek

    The Odd and the Cool

    @Kira Wasabi? You mean toothpaste.
  12. Kevnvek

    PS4 "Red Line of Death" Rumor Begins

    Are they kidding? All modern consoles put out a fair amount of heat. Of course it would overheat in a small, unventilated box.
  13. It seems that this will happen at the release of the new expansion, alongside an update called Loot 2.0 that will make loot drop a bit less, but be much better quality. So you can just play the actual game, not the auction house meta nonsense. This post has been promoted to an article
  14. "When we initially designed and implemented the auction houses, the driving goal was to provide a convenient and secure system for trades. But as we've mentioned on different occasions, it became increasingly clear that despite the benefits of the AH system and the fact that many players around the world use it, it ultimately undermines Diablo's core game play: kill monsters to get cool loot. With that in mind, we want to let everyone know that we've decided to remove the gold and real-money auction house system from Diablo III." http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/10974978/