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Transistor: Red’s Big Sword

When I started playing Transistor, I was blown away by the music, the game dynamics and the story line. The beautifully designed futuristic strategy game has everything you’d like in an adventure: artful graphics, fluent moves when attacking and a complex yet understandable set of combos and moves to fit your individual style. The game […]

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Layoff Mrs Enginerd

Pulling All The Stops

My friends became concerned as month four of the layoff train arrived at the station. When the journey started I had a lot of fuel and a couple of cars with very few baggage. At each destination, Santa Cruz, San Francisco and San Juan, I delivered most of the emotional baggage I was carrying but […]

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Game Reviews Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

Batman Arkham Knight, The Bane of His Existence

Y’all know I married an engineer and a gamer guy at that but this particular nerd loves the Batman so much he is willing to volunteer to take me to the airport during the middle of the work day just to get more TLC with his PS4. Sadly he has a horrendously variable schedule that […]

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Nerd Stuff Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

1000 Trophies

One of the many things I am proud of is my trophy collection. Ever since I was a Kindergartener I’ve been collecting accolades. As a textbook firstborn daughter and overachiever, there wasn’t a competition I couldn’t win or at least get into the Top 5. Sports, talent shows, Math Olympics; if there was a prize […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

A Nerd By Any Other Name Wouldn’t Smell As Sweet…

I am a nerd. I was born in the early 80s and raised on Atari and National Geographic’s World magazine. I am the bridge between Generation X and the Millennials, not quite fitting in both sharing characteristics of both. I was brought into a world at war with drugs, the Russians and the Middle East; […]