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November 14, 2018

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I almost forgot to mention wallabys and kangaroos

By Joanne Niswander

Well, my daughter and I have been in Melbourne for a week and are preparing to leave for Sydney tomorrow. So here are a few more southern Australia impressions to send your way.

When I wrote my first impressions of Melbourne a week ago, I had not yet been introduced to the countryside - only the city. And, although the city has been good to us (they really treat their tourists well), this "country girl" was ready to see something other than tall buildings and trollies.

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This game offers wealth of content that few could hope to match

TEH. BEST. GAMES. EVAR.Andr'e Swartley
PSN ID: lordgodalming

Yakuza 3Developer: Sega
Platform: Playstation 3Rating: M for Mature
Similar games: Grand Theft Auto, Mafia, Saints Row

Author's Note: My reviews no longer contain grades or scores. The way I see it, if you cannot tell from any given review how I feel about a game or whether it will appeal to you, one of us isn't trying hard enough.

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Schwiezerdeutsch Blappera - When Sick or Hurt

Note: Christine Purves writes about Swiss dialect words, phrases and stories, which relate to the history of this community. Her column is printed with permission by the Swiss Community Historical Society.

By Christine Habegger Purves

I never heard my grandmother use the word "rheumatism," but she came close. She would say, "I got some rheumatic fer shoor."

Or more specifically, "I ha jetszt es haxaschuss, und es duet mi viel rookveh." Literally this means, "I have a witch's shot and it gives me a big pain in the back."

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Game reviews: "Dante's Inferno: A Missed Opportunity"

TEH. BEST. GAMES. EVAR.

Andr'e Swartley
PSN ID: lordgodalming

Dante's InfernoDeveloper: Visceral Games
Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360Rating: M for Mature
Similar games: God of War, Devil May Cry

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Joanne Niswander: Discovering Motter Park

By Joanne Niswander

It was a lazy Sunday afternoon. My friend Mary and I had just left another friend's home where we had enjoyed lunch together. One of our table conversations had been about the spiffy new "Motter Metro Park" sign that had recently appeared along Grove Road, just across from Maple Grove Cemetery.

None of us had remembered seeing anything in the news about it. What was this new park in our midst?

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Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - a game for everybody and its "Abra-ca-awsome"

TEH. BEST. GAMES. EVAR.

Andr'e Swartley

PSN ID: lordgodalming

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4

Developer: TT Games

Platform: Various (Reviewed on Playstation 3)

Rating: E for Everyone

Similar Games: Lego Star Wars, Lego Batman, Lego Indiana Jones

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