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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Review: Kingdom Of The Damned

Kingdom Of The Damned by Michael Jan Friedman My rating: 3 of 5 stars A collection of stories where Q is being Q and turns the entire crew (except for Data) into Klingons just to mess with them.  Of course, the Enterprise is playing taxi service to a bunch of aliens that don't like Klingons, so Q is getting his laughs in.  Not bad, overall.  I think
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Star Trek Online: Shadow's Advance

 For the past few weeks, I've been playing the newest episode in the current mirror universe story arc, and the latest TFO (TaskForce Operation) to get my hands on this year's anniversary ship giveaway.  For free-to-play players, cryptic really gives away quite a lot of free ships (to those who grind anyway).I was surprised to see Janeway (and mirror Janeway) in this episode, and I loved
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Watchdogs 2 | Done

Alright!  This is it! I think I've caught up with my game reviews from games that I've played over the past few years! 😂. This one I finished in November 2021.For this one, I returned to Ubisoft's Watchdog franchise. I loved the first one, and I was looking forward to this second one.  Now that the next Watchdogs is out (well, it's been out for a while), I thought I should catch up with
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Beforeigners

 A portmanteau of "before" and "foreigners" (if that wasn't obvious).  I subbed to HBO Max to watch the new Matrix movie and I stuck around to see what else existed that I didn't know about.  I guess that's how they get you! There are spoilers, so stop reading now if you don't want things spoiled...Beforeigners is a Norwegian production that follows Lars and Alfhildr, two cops in
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Review: DC Star Trek: TNG: The Pilot

DC Star Trek: TNG: The Pilot by Michael Jan Friedman My rating: 3 of 5 stars Pretty good follow-up.  This collection collects DC TNG 7-12. At least in this one, everyone's not a bodybuilder and the characters seem more true to themselves. I read these separately, but it's easier to mark a collection than to add 50 different entries into Goodreads :-). View
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Zone of Enders: Second Runner | Tried

This one is back from December of 2021. Once I finished the first ZoE, I thought I'd jump into the second one.  After about 5 hours of game time, I reached section 6.3 (of this walkthrough),o r 70% through the game, I ended up rage quitting 🤬🤬🤬 (also 😂 because I don't often rage quit).The thing that finally did me in was trying to bring Ardjet up to the surface and the stupid
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TV - Star Wars Visions

Star Wars: VisionsI recently watched Star Wars visions, which is an animated anthology series that takes place in the Star Wars universe. The stories use different styles of anime, and the visual aesthetics (at least in some of the stories) really reminded me of Japanese Samurai stories in told in anime format and story. It is really appropriate given the origin stories of the original Star Wars.I
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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (Director's Cut) | Tried

Alright! I think I made it to the end of the gamepass games that I tried (and attempted to finish) before my gamepass expired in 2020 😂. It only took me a year (and a half) 😂This is the Director's Edition of Giana Sisters (which I always expect to be spelled as Gianna but anyway...)Plot (from wikipedia):Maria is abducted to the Dream World, where the wicked dragon Gurglewocky holds her prisoner.
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Review: Acts of Contrition

Acts of Contrition by Kirsten Beyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars I rather enjoyed this one. You start off on a diplomatic and negotiation meeting, only to find yourself wanted by Delta Quadrant powers... I am, so far, enjoying the episodic nature of the relaunch novels. I hope that they come to a smooth conclusion, with no dangling threads.From the blurb:Admiral Kathryn
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Καλό μήνα!

Καλό μήνα σε όλους. Ο Αρκάς με παρακολουθεί μου φέναιτε... κάπως έτσι άρχισε ο μήνας και η μέρα χαχα 🤣.  Σήμερα με την τσίμπλα στο μάτι όλη μέρα...😴
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