This is a full game review from someone who played the game all the way to the end, engaging with a majority of the content.

Cyberpunk 2077 — Best or worst game ever? The following is just one person’s opinion.

TL;DR;

Cyberpunk 2077 is a massive pseudo-open-world game that tries to disguise its linear nature behind the neon gloss of a sprawling city and boring desert wilderness. Its promise of ecstatic pornography and gory violence is never really delivered on. Romance and sex are tedious and repetitive, even a downgrade from The Witcher III, meshes are stiff, and the action is not even Cinemax levels of softcore.

Violence in the game is barely gory, you can…


Best or Worst Game Ever?

After reading the wired article, How Cyberpunk 2077 Sold a Promise — And Rigged the System, I decided that even though I am not even halfway through the game, I would take a moment to write down my personal perspective on the CP77 debacle, if it is that.

The assertion that there is a chasm between what gamers thought CP77 would be, and what is is, is a bit melodramatic. I certainly expected less bugs, but not too many less.

The commentary from that article was silly, and demonstrably wrong. CP77 is a game with more representation than I’ve ever…


A Bittersweet End.

During this whole COVID19 madness I decided to do a second playthrough of The Witcher III: Wild Hunt. I also chose to play a second time as the first playthrough got me the worst ending possible.

In this playthrough, I put the difficulty up to Blood and Broken Bones, the 2nd highest difficulty. In reality, I could have done it on Deathmarch, and probably should have. I decided to use a pure Alchemy + Bomber build, which means it was tough at first but became increasingly easy as I progressed. …


The more you tighten your grip Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.

Andrew Yang is one of the few politicians today that I actually like. If he won, I’m not sure I’d be happy per se, but of the Democratic Field, he’s the least offensive candidate.

The one idea I dislike is his Freedom Dividend. I dislike it because it’s a net-0 gesture. It’s meaningless. It’s the equivalent of your landlord saying: “I have good news and bad news. The good news is, your rent is now free. The bad news is, your water and electric bill is now 10xed, so…yeah.”

What Andrew Yang is doing with the Freedom Dividend is what…


Warframes new Nightwave system does grinding right

If you’ve played Warframe for a while, you may have felt like I did, that the alert system was pretty boring and uncompelling. Kind of a daily grind, or something you’d have to keep tabs on in the hopes that some Nitain, or an Aura Mod would become available.

When I heard about the Nightwave system I wasn’t so sure how good it would be. Honestly, another Syndicate rep grind wasn’t something I was looking forward too.

Right off the bat, I hated it. First, I wasn’t very happy with the character of Nora, and still, am not, but the…


Ivara Loxley

If you know anything about Digital Extreme’s Free 2 Play hit, Warframe, then you might know that the game itself is largely centered around serving the true many-faced god: RNGesus. RNGesus is the god of random chance, and Warframe is a looter-shooter where acquiring new gear is entirely based on random chance.

I started playing the game a few months ago and have racked up 179 hours of in-game play (not steam hours). That certainly doesn’t make me an expert, at all, but I feel I’ve had a decent sample of the early gameplay.

For a while now, I had…


If you prick us, do we not bleed?

The Wall Street Journal recently produced a melodramatic tear jerker about the plight of recruiters in the modern job market.

“It’s a running joke here of the level of audacity,” Ms. Romans said of job candidates’ escalating bad behavior, which frequently includes “ghosting,” or vanishing without a trace on the people trying to hire them.

We don’t forget these things,” Ms. Romans said. “No one forgets.

You have sided against us in battle, this we do not forgive, or forget!

This article is filled with so much projection and absolutely no self-awareness or empathy, consider this:

Recruiters report they are…


What it feels like to talk to Software Recruiters

Universities are churning out CS graduates at record pace.This would make you think it has become easier to scale a development team. It has become much harder to separate the wheat from the chaff. Counterfeits and muppets abound in the software industry, and while a 10xer could make a startup, a muppet can just as easily break them.

Like the Bronze age and Iron age, the years since the 1990s at least until now and for the foreseeable future will be known by the main material around which we organize our societies: “software.”

Welcome to the Software Age

Software is now the material of construction…

Jason Martin

Nerdmatic, Programmer, Gamer, Production Engineer

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