Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category

Well with the upcoming release of the new Pokemon White/Black games there’s going to be tons of events happening where you can take your DS and Pokemon game (usually Platinum, Diamond, Pearl, SoulSiver HeartGold) to a participating store to download a rare event Pokemon.

Currently Game Stop and TRU are/will be having events. So here is a list of all events beginning with 2011 and there’s quite a few going on and coming up soon. Click Here for that list.

I’ve not been participating much with it lately, Harold is on the ball though wanting to get them the day they are released.

So far I have:

I need:

There’s plenty more I need, most of the event Pokemans, I also collect the plushies (mainly by JAKKS) and really enjoy those items.

I am looking for several of the plushies that I’d be willing to buy at a reasonable price if you have one for sale.

  • Wobbuffet
  • Starly
  • Celebi
  • Arceus
  • Larger Talking Wobbuffet plush, I believe there’s a Starly talking one as well.
  • More..

So if you have any of these, please use the contact me link at the top of any page and let me know what you have and what you’d like for them.

I’ve been getting most of what I need at the retail price ($4-5.99/ea) though sometimes lower or a dollar more. So just get into contact with me and let me know what you have, I look for other items besides the plushies but haven’t yet listed them.

I’m interested very much in the Staraptor/Staravia/Starly character and plushies of them.

I’d prefer any item I might buy meet certain conditions such as coming from a smoke free environment, toys that have not been played with or light play, tag still intact would be great (2 tags, one on the plushies bottom sewn in an one hanging off of a plastic hanger) would like both of those to be attached or included if possible.

Again, if you have these items, or might be able to help me find them please let me know using my contact form above.

Thanks!!

Brad

Hope everyone had a Happy Independence Day!

Ended up eating 1 1/4 burger and some corn chips and a tasty liter of cola.. actually a 24oz bottled Coke.

Hung out with Adam some, he likes to use my Pokemon figures and other stuff to battle (which means they get smashed into each other quite a bit). We watched some cat/kitten videos on YouTube. Speaking of videos, you all (readers, if I even have any 😦 ; ; should check out “Greg Rutter’s Second Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You’re A Loser or Old or Something“. It’s pretty awesome as is what he links to.

He played his DS some with my GBA games, seemed to have fun to that while I subjected him to the likes of Avantasia, Iced Earth, Nightwish, and Within Temptation. He seemed to have had fun for which that I am glad.

Thomas hung out tonight. It was alright. He mainly played on his PSP with the new Metal Gear game and we also watched a movie (name escapes me though now), I charged and cleaned up my DS and my PSP with his charger cable he got (since mine has been lost by someone I let borrow my PSP sometime back. I can’t even seem to locate the “Car charger” for it, since I have a device that lets me use those type plus inside rather than being in my car. (Though I do have several chargers in the car and one of them may be the one I need for my PSP).

Talked to Cory some the other night, mostly about cars and a lot about FFXIV. I think I may get the Collectors Edition pre-ordred here soon off Amazon.

I’ve also been looking at upgrading my Sprint PCS phone since I’m now eligible for the $150 discount. The Blackberry I wanted is no longer available it seems, but the new Blackberry Curve 8530, which comes down to $49 after discount and the $100 mail in rebate I have to have post marked by the 24th of this month. I’ve read that its a good entry Crackberry, but also seems to disappoint those who have had them in the past with this new model. I’ll also have to change to a $69.99/mo plan to use said phone (I need more minutes anyway. Free texting would be nice too now since I’ve been receiving them a lot and occasionally sending them.), plus it seems I’ve been going over on minutes to my final bill each month is $80-100s.. so going up to that plan might work out okay.

There is another phone though… The Blackberry Bold 9650, seen some good reviews on it, has some more features I think than the Curve I like, the only bad thing is, $199 after discount AND rebate.

If anyone has any experience with Sprint PCS and Blackberries please leave me a comment and let me know, or if you can recommend any particular model please do so, I’d greatly appreciate it! 😀

Oh! I’ve also changed the site’s theme to something new. So let me know what you all think. I usually tend to use the dark backgrounds, etc but this one caught my eye and I’m really liking it. Feedback welcome!

I believe that’s all for now, pretty late and I need some sleep.

Well I just “celebrated” my 26th birthday on Monday (March 29th). It was alright, Cory had wished me a happy birthday around 1am or so my time (12am his).

The day wasn’t that great, it was rainy out and stuff. Mom and Adam came up to see me and brought me my cheesecake sampler birthday cheesecake and my present from them. Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook It’s a pretty nice pocket guide for primary care, there’s an emergency medicine one I’d like also.

Ate some cake, watched the rain let off a little and went and fixed my busted in lock on my car door. In the process of removing a bolt I sliced my finger apart and bashed it into the sharp edges of the door frame. Apparently both bolts that hold the lock to the door handle area had come out so I found one and finally got it reattached and all. Works pretty well now.

My next gift from them will be reactivating FFXI. Mainly just so I can talk/play with Cory, but there’s some new missions I want to finish up too and maybe work on my WHM to get it ready for level 99.

Thomas got me this awesome Bludgeon from Transformers  Voyager, which he had gotten for himself but the sword was bent some so he knew how much I wanted one and let me have his non-perfect one (which is fine with me).

My mom is going to reactivate FFXI for me either Friday or Saturday probably whenever it’s safe to reactivate to avoid a fee for other months, so hopefully Cory and I can play together soon.

I had to take an employment test with the Census Bureau today. Had my application and I-9 form filled out and ready, the test giver guy was pretty awesome. I made a 98% got 27/28 questions correct. I hope to hear back from them in a week or so. So here’s hoping.
My email has been acting up and I didn’t get like a weeks worth of mail recently so if you sent something and no reply send again. Some emails are trickling back through too from that time frame but still send another.

Oh I did my clinic orientation at the free clinic. Looks like I’ll be doing front office stuff which should be fun, plus I get to help needy people out in some way. Hope it all works out very well.
Goodnight!

Brad

Well not a whole lot has happened the past few days. It’s been snowing though, which, is super awesome! Its not as much snow as we had the weekend before Christmas but its still out there and more is on the way I heard.

I had to visit the ED Thursday afternoon for a migraine. It had started Wednesday and none of my meds were helping it so I went over there and got checked out and given 1mg of Dilaudid and 12.5mg of Phenergan. That stuff usually helps my headache, it doesn’t make it go away but it makes it much much more tolerable, enough to where I can actually sleep. They gave me half the normal doses I get (2mg Dilaudid, 25mg Phenergan) so the pain and nausea was still hanging around after the shot but not as bad but not a huge improvement that I probably would’ve had with the higher dosing.

I slept for awhile after coming home from there and got back up around 21:00. Cory had sent me a message so I tried to talk to him some. I was really hungover groggy and stuff so couldn’t really concentrate that well to talk as much as I usually do.

I managed to get up at a decent time today, got woke up around 07:30 then off to sleep again, then up around 8something then 10 and finally got up around 11. Pretty tired now too, since I didn’t nap or anything at all today.

I played some Spirit Tracks today, I beat the Fire Temple, the boss there Cragma (I think that’s his name) is a neat boss, hes pretty easy compared to some of the others. I’m getting close to the end, but I will be doing all the side quests too since I enjoy those.

I guess that’s all for tonight, got more to talk about but am just too tired to go on.


Cactuar!

Originally uploaded by Vaprotan

Well my Sabotender hat arrived Tuesday! I went by my moms to pick it up and it fit just right on my head, even covers my ears really well. It’s got these pompom things hanging down from each side, while they are nice, they do get in the way sometimes.

It’s difficult to see the face and the points at the top due to the angle and the color, but let me assure you, it’s awesome. 😀

I’ll be working on my About page on my blog to try to add some of the info I had on my old blog and some new stuff, so check it out sometime.

Not got to talk to Cory lately, I think I’m catching him right as he’s logging or such as he logs not long after I send a message, so hopefully its just that and he’s not mad or such. Gonna try to talk to him some tomorrow and see how it goes.

I’m still not feeling too great. My body is still achy, nose is stopped up some, nausea, etc. Now I’ve got a migraine brewing to add to it all. If migraine is still going  tomorrow I might end up at the ER D: Since they can usually help me when my home meds have failed me. ; ;

Been playing Spirit Tracks more, was up pretty late last night so used that time to play some. Finished playing the game around 04:30 then I think I fell asleep around 05:40 or something, then kept waking up. Finally got out of bed around 11:45 or so. I did lay back down around 14:20 and got back up around 16:50, though between those times the phone rang a few times and woke me.

Well time for sleep I hope, took Ambien a while ago, so it should still be working.

Well its 14F outside right now, so it’s pretty dang cold. It had been flurrying some last night and I saw a tad this morning but not much. I was really hoping for snow again. 😦 No one else seems to want the snow for some reason or another. Most of them don’t give a reason, so bleh!

The Cactuar hat was ordered from YesAnimation.com, they have some pretty nice items on there, although some prices are a bit higher than at other places I shop at. I do see a few things they have I want to pick up (Silent Hill Save Point Necklace for one.)

Not really a lot been going on here. I’m not feeling too good lately as mentioned before. Today I had some body aches, some chills, headache, and such going on. Feeling a bit better now but am really tired since it is 4am now. I napped around 13:00-15:00, then woke up covered in sweat as usual. Thomas came over around 8ish and we made it to this new game store in the mall, they sell and trade used games, consoles, accessories, etc. VHS/DVDs also, and resurface discs. Pretty nice place. Seems they have a few different places like that around in Knoxville and in-between there and here. I’m considering asking them for a job, I HATE the mall, I hated working there when I did, I hate all the stupid annoying kids in there. But it’d be a job and the geeks would be in there mostly so I can get along with them okay I think.

Played Spirit Tracks more, beat the Ocean Temple. Did some side quests. Think I’m almost all caught up on bunnies now. Gotta transport some townfolk around and a few other things then I can continue on to the next dungeon and all that.

Well time for bed.

Well today has had its ups and downs. I’ve ran low, almost out of a medication I have taken every day for a long time. Stopping said medication causes withdrawal effects and the like. I have other weaker meds to help with that some. So just been really stressed out about it all. I’d prefer to just stick with the first med but not sure if that’ll be a possibility or not.

Let me first say, Happy New Year! I hope everyone was playing it safe and not drinking and driving or other things drinking can cause. Hopefully this year will be a bit better than the last.

I played some Spirit Tracks today, ended up beating the Snow Ice whatever temple today, which was nice. Captured some rabbits and other side quests things. Got some treasures to get from this one tower before I go and hunt the map piece to unlock the path to the Ocean Realm. Probably gonna go play some battle Zelda with Adam for a bit tomorrow sometime.

I was hoping to get to talk to Cory today some but didn’t see him around when I was awake, he had gotten on while I was napping but was gone when I got up so I had to leave.

Ended up picking up Harold since he moved back we’ve been hanging out some. Thomas got back in town tonight as well so we all three hung out. I was driving so got those two going back and forth and being crazy then having to watch for cops and checkpoints and stuff. Nervous wreck. ; ; Had fun though I think. Tomorrow just me and Thomas hanging out so should be much calmer, we’re going to try to watch Public Enemies again since he’s been wanting to watch it. But I do enjoy staying in rather than out driving up all my gas (which isn’t very much anymore). Maybe Cory will be around tomorrow to talk some. What better way to spend the first day of the year than hanging out with/talking to your two best friends? 😀

Looks like my mom got that hat ordered from Yes Anime or something like that, I checked out a site I found when Googling that but am unsure if that’s the same site as I did not see the hat on there (Though they did have an awesome Silent Hill save point cosplay necklace). I’ll have to find out tomorrow. I’ll post a review of how that experience with that company went when the Sabotender hat arrives and is on my head.

Well its 04:00, time for sleep.. I hope. :\

Today has been mostly uneventful. It’s been in the 30s most of the day. I finally walked around 5pm or so. Got a few nice pictures of the sunset/moonrise and the pretty colored sky as well as a few nice shots of trees against the sky that look pretty cool.

I’m still not feeling that great. Today I vomited not long after I got up, been nauseous all day. I was sitting here and started to notice the room going back and forth also, not really sure what that was. I laid down around 1pm and could feel the room moving with my eyes closed even.

I watched Public Enemies this evening. I thought it was pretty good. Might have to watch it again with Thomas when he returns. I’m watching some Super Troopers right now but will probably turn it off shortly since I’ll be going to bed.  I’m considering watching The Dark Knight later today. I rented it around this time last year but never did get to watch it, now’s my chance.

Didn’t get to talk to Cory today. Been wondering if he got my Christmas card I sent. I was planning to get his package mailed today but with the vomiting and dizziness I couldn’t make it. 😦

Thomas called earlier but didn’t do much talking. He never seems to when he calls while they’re out of town. Usually just laughs at stuff or makes a huh or hmm noise, leaving me to try to come up with stuff to talk about.

Didn’t hear any news on my MIA Cactuar hat, my mom called yesterday about it but they were closed still, hopefully it’ll arrive soon. I’m not mad about it or such (as she is), since it was around the holiday time and the store isn’t some large operations, I’m sure they got flooded and things run late when that happens. I’ve had great service from them every time I ordered.

Played a little Spirit Tracks today. I’ve collected 5 bunnies in the side game and earned my heart container. Need to get 10 more I think now for some other awesome goodie. I need to get started on the snow temple too soon.

That’s all for tonight.

Edit: Well looks like the canceled the hat order from Toys N Joys. They’ve written and called several times with no one contacting them back. Its a shame that such a good company has seemed to gone downhill so much. I hope they’ll get things back to how they used to be (they seem to have some other complaints out there now even) as there’s some stuff I’d love to order from them again. Then again there’s always HLJ or GKWorld or the like I guess.

Well I said I’d start blogging again, so here I am.

I enabled a feature on WordPress to allow more choices in fonts. Check out typekit, its pretty neat. I’m just having a difficult time deciding on which font to use on the blogs entry typeface. Currently I’m using Terfens for the entry test and GoodDog for the entry title.

Not much has happened today. Cory and I talked some, he’s getting some Christmas money soon, and my gift card was just a small amount to help him to get a PS3, but with that money he should be able to get it without the card, makes me sad. Wanted to be a part of him being able to buy the console. ; ;
Maybe he’ll be able to buy a game or something with it though. :]

I feel miserable today. My head, body, everything feels bad. It’s like that ache you get when you have the flu or a cold or something. Ended up napping some this afternoon but couldn’t really sleep due to the phone ringing off the hook.

I watched Night at the Museum 2 tonight and really enjoyed it. I ended up downloading the first one as well but now I remember I have the dvd already. Both are good movies I think. Many good actors along wil the mannerisms of Ben Stiller make it even funnier.

It started to flurry around midnight tonight, maybe we’ll have some snow drop by for a few days again.

Played some Spirit Tracks today. Didn’t get very far,  just captured some rabbits and now need to get to the Snow Temple. I tried to kill the guardian in the tunnel on the way there but I failed so just turned it off since its late and I’m tired.

So now off to bed, need to write these more before I take my Ambien rather than after. Good night.

Well today was goodish. I got Vaprotan to level 19 on MapleStory! One more level then I can begin the Knight of Cygnus stuff. I am really wanting to do Dawn Warrior, it looks so fancy with its armors and swords and things they show. But some of the others are tempting as well.

I did find out that you have to start over, once you complete the quest for the KoC thing it does a new character creation popup deal where you have to name your new character (I wanted Vaprotan as my main character on this game ._.) and pick the class and stuff eventually and start off at level 1. so 19 levels to get back to where I was.
I’m somewhat curious as to if I would be able to go kill stuffs for the quests I did that required you to bring just items, that way I could get exp from those quests for my new character, eventually doing the kill stuff ones, etc.

I didn’t get on DFO any today since I was pretty busy, barely had time to do anything on MS besides get to 19 (wanted to get 20 tonight but alas, got busy and it got late).

Anyway time for bed.