Author Archives: Andrew

About Andrew

I'm an English teacher living in Japan, 7 years and counting.

Me again.

It’s been years since I’ve looked at┬ámy old blog, so perhaps it’s time for an update. I was going to delete the whole thing, but thought I may as well hold onto it for the time being, for nostalgia if … Continue reading

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This months news…. unemployed (again)

The big news this month is that I have left my job at the school, basically I was really enjoying working there but at the start of this school year the vice-principle changed my timetable which meant that I would … Continue reading

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Point and Click

Ok, so I’ve been playing a lot of games recently from retro classics like Another World (which I remembered as being far more fun than it actually is) to modern classics like The Sword of Fargoal, a rebooted classic which … Continue reading

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Adventure Games and Interactive Fiction

I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for the 1980’s choose your own adventure books and computer text adventure games such as Colossal Cave Adventure and Zork (although I never got very far with them). Recently I watched … Continue reading

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glorious MUD(s)

Something that I should give a short mention to while writing all this stuff about adventure games is Multi User Dungeons (MUD). I have fairly limited experience of them having only spent a few evenings playing around in a deserted … Continue reading

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