Time for a gaming update! I’ve been trying to game more, because I have such a backlog. To that end, I made a new gaming-only Twitch account:
As well as an accompanying Twitter:
On this post I’m going to catch up on my gaming of the last few weeks. 😊
🦕 Jurassic World Evolution 🦕
I finally started playing Jurassic World Evolution. I love it!
Originally, I wanted to try it right as Jurassic World Evolution 2 was about to come out, so I asked for that as my only Christmas present from Christopher, and waited.
Well… I found JWE2 unintuitive, difficult, and just plain boring, since I couldn’t progress through the campaign. After being so hyped, I was so disappointed. Nonetheless, when JWE1 went on sale, I decided to get it and try. It was a huge difference for me! I put 10 hours in it in less than two days and got my first island to four stars. I did have some hiccups but got past them so much more easily.
Also, as soon as I created my first carnivore it immediately escaped and ate three people because I didn’t build the fence correctly. Whoops.
Once I beat this game I’ll likely try to go back to JWE2 and see if, with a solid understanding of the original, I do better at the second one.
⚔️ Pokémon Sword ⚔️
I FINALLY finished Pokémon Sword!
That didn’t take long at all. Okay, in fairness I didn’t touch it in months.
CW: Some Pokémon Sword spoilers below I guess? Not really but still. Kinda.
Can I just say I really love the atmosphere in a lot of scenes in this game…
Curry time! Making curry for my Pokémon is kinda pointless (well, for the most part) but it’s still fun (and makes me crave real curry, every time):
I was so happy to see Bede come back at the end. He was my favorite character, honestly I wish he had been the main rival.
Here’s a few more shots I just really liked.
This was ultimately my winning team. I had to evolve my Mudbray to beat the game.
Here are all my favorite screenshots of the end of the game:
It didn’t bring me to tears or anything (I don’t think a modern Pokemon game can do that to me, unfortunately) but it was still fun. Might even get the expansion pass eventually.
Also –it had been so long since I started playing this game that I completely forgot how pretty the starting area is:
I’m done with Sword for a while, at least. Time for Arceus!
🗻 Pokémon Legends: Arceus 🗻
I got this game for Valentine’s Day. So it’s high time I put some hours in it!
It’s really pretty looking, though I’m not sure if it’s as polished as Sword/Shield. Somehow it feels like it isn’t? But that doesn’t make much sense. Don’t get me wrong though, it is clearly beautiful:
Also I love the shifty eyes everyone is giving you at the beginning:
My biggest gripe currently, coming out of Sword, is that I keep pressing the wrong controller buttons. But I’m sure the more I play the more I’ll get used to it. Right now it feels like it’s gonna be a very grindy game… but we’ll see!
⚙️ Chrono Cross Get! ⚙️
Finally, after weeks (actually, months?) of waiting, my copy of Chrono Cross arrived from PlayAsia! I’m so, so, SO super excited to revisit these memories!
That’s all I’ve got to share with you for now, gaming wise. Hope to catch you when I stream next!