Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #97-Pastimes

Video games are a pleasant pastime during the lockdown. There are plenty of games to choose from in the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and multiplayer games offer a great way to stay in touch with friends. Alas, despite the restrictions, I do not have much time to play.

Lens-Artists Challenge #75 – Nostalgic

There was a time when video games came in boxes with manuals and often other goodies. Sierra’s adventure games were notorious for sudden deaths and dead ends. The rival Lucasfilm Games even added a joke about them in one of their games.

To Colonia! – Final Entry

I have arrived at the Jaques Station in Colonia, and the eighteen-month journey is finally over. The legs with dates are in the table below. The Cobra lost 65 % of its paintwork, and my exploration rank increased from Surveyor to Ranger. My ship had a meagre ~26 light-years jump range. Upgrading to a Diamondback…

To Colonia! – Part 8

I managed to increase the pace and reached Polo Harbour in Boewnst KS-S c20-959 system and Vihara Gate in Kashyapa system on the same day. All posts in the “To Colonia!” series: [Elite Dangerous © 1984 – 2019 Frontier Developments Plc]

To Colonia! – Part 7

Only two stops left after docking at Caravanserai in Gandharvi system. All posts in the “To Colonia!” series: [Elite Dangerous © 1984 – 2019 Frontier Developments Plc]

To Colonia! – Part 6

This finish gets closer as another leg of the journey ended at Gagarin Gate in Gru Hypue KS-T d3-31 system. All posts in the “To Colonia!” series: [Elite Dangerous © 1984 – 2019 Frontier Developments Plc]

To Colonia! – Part 5

    I am past Sacaqawea Space Port in Skaudai CH-B d14-34 system now, which means half of the trip is done. It is starting to feel it was a stupid idea to try to get to Colonia. Just jumping from system to system is not really interesting gameplay and exploring the planets would slow…

To Colonia! – Part 4

The journey to Colonia is taking much more time anticipated, but I have finally passed the Eudaemon Anchorage in Rohini system. It is the first station on the route, and I took advantage of the outfitting services to shed some weight from my Cobra. All posts in the “To Colonia!” series: [Elite Dangerous © 1984…

To Colonia! – Part 3

Technical difficulties (severe server connection issues) delayed the third leg of the journey to Colonia, and I arrived at Eagle’s Landing in Eagle Sector IR-W d1-117 system one week behind schedule. There were more brown dwarfs on the plotted route, and I had to perform several corrections to find fuel stars. Already late, I abstained…

To Colonia! – Part 2

I have arrived at Amundsen Terminal in Lagoon Sector NI-S b4-10 system and completed the second leg of the journey on time. The route went through a brown dwarf field, but I got through with minimal course corrections. Regardless of the goal to get to Colonia fast, I stopped to perform surface scans in an…

To Colonia! – The Journey Begins

I recently joined Mobius to be able to fly among other commanders without the risk of being ganked. At first, I planned to get involved in the BGS for the Order of Mobius but decided to move to Colonia to support MCRN instead of staying in the bubble. I have desired to get more into…

My top games in 2017

According to the Xbox statistics, my most played games this year were Elite: Dangerous and Destiny 2. Contrary to the number of hours played I got the best experience from older single player games I finished this year. Rise of the Tomb Raider I have not played the original Tomb Raiders, but I enjoyed the…