# 340 “Back Again”

Play list

  • Starfield 300+ hours
  • Star Citizen
  • Ryzen 9 5900x, a tale of misery and woe, and wasted money.  Bought a Ryzen 9 5950x and will RMA the 5900X.  Then pop that one in my main, when I get a replacement. 


  • EldenRing 140hrs
  • Vampire Survivor
  • Halls of Torment
  • Last Epoch
  • Marvels Midnight Suns
    • Not my kind of game Art work, Combat style, and not into cards
  • Civilization IV
    • UI doesn’t scale on large screens
    • Could not get mods to work
  • Assassins Creed Directors Cut
    • Can’t run on big screen
  • Heroes of Might and Magic V
    • Cannot finish the game due to bugs :/
  • Songs of Conquest
    • Early access 
    • Turns base strat inspired by HoM&M
  • Borderlands 2
    • Fffffffuuuuuuuck I’m stuck. If I play in Hard mode I one shot everything. If I try Ultimate Vault hunter mode then every enemy is a bullet sponge. Golden keys do nothing to improve my current play level
  • New computer build
    • Currently have 7700K from 2016. GPU is 3080Ti. 
    • Thinking about moving to 7800x3d – DDR5 and Nvme Gen4
    • Keeping mobo at 650 level for Gen4 vs 670 and getting Gen5 no noticeable difference.
    • Use case is gaming only
  • Solidigm P44 Pro


  • Heavy into music
  • Doing AI art now with Stable Diffusion (started last week)
  • Games?
    • Starfield (finished)
    • Slay the Spire
    • Horizon Forbidden West (finished)
    • Dead Space Remake (finished)
    • The Calisto Protocol
    • Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands (finished)
Star Citizen Free Fly Event and IAE

New Squadron 42 Trailer and News
– Game is feature complete and in the polishing phase.  No release date yet.

Steam Deck OLED

What are we streaming or movies we’ve seen?


  • Shameless TV series
  • ReReRe watching the Expanse
  • Indiana Jones and Dial of Destiny
  • The Witcher
  • Ahsoka


  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
  • Star Trek Deep Space 9
  • Castlevania Nocturne
  • The Witcher
  • Loki
  • Secret Invasion
  • Ahsoka
  • Invincible
  • Gen V
  • Blue Beetle
  • Spiderman Across the Spiderverse
  • The Flash


  • Star Trek Strange New Worlds
  • Star Trek Discovery
  • Star Trek Picard
Community News
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Intro-music: Skate by Kamiku

Outro-music: Battle of Pogs by Kamiku

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