Captain J Log Stardate 12.14.2014
Another Sunday, another lonely day in my cube. I am busier than usual due to Microsoft’s update earlier this week. However, that has not stopped me from continuing my habitual procrastination by perusing of the internet. Whilst perusing I ran into the results of last night’s Capcom Cup as well as the first video of live Street Fighter V play. Surprisingly, I found myself getting excited by the whole thing. I say surprisingly, because I made a conscious decision to walk away from the street fighter community partly because of the ridiculousness of some of the people in it, but mostly because I didn’t have the time to practice, and didn’t have anyone local I could really play with the I like. That being said, these videos as well as a couple other things from earlier in the week (Guilty Gear Xrd demo, SkullGirls..) have reminded me that while I am definitely way past my glory days in street fighter, or any other fighting game for that matter; fighting games in general are always going to be one of my go to pleasure points.
Speaking of pleasure points, yesterday Panders and I were doing our normal Saturday morning routine which consists of us hanging out (**translation = lying down and eating) in the living room. At some point, I decided to turn on the PS4 and go through the PS Now catalogue for some entertainment. Earlier in the week I had gone through the catalogue and rented SkullGirls Encore during a spout of boredom this is completely out of the norm for me, as I have purposefully avoided the PS Now catalogue until they implement some sort of monthly or yearly subscription pricing model. For the uninitiated PS Now is a service offered by Sony, powered by Gaikai, allows you to rent and stream PSX through PS3 generation games. Anyways, I am quietly going through this catalogue while Panders is doing her social media rounds, and I come across