The 3rd time in the Zone

2 August, 2010

If you’re an avid fps game fan, you’re bound to know the series of games called S.T.A.L.K.E.R. developed by the Ukrainian team GSC Game World, beginning in 2007 with the truly epic Shadow of Chernobyl, continues in 2008 with Clear Sky and hit our screens for the 3rd time last February (2010) with Call of Pripyat.

The series is based loosely on the film Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky and the same titled novel of the Strugatsky brothers. The main story behind the STALKER series, in very short, is that after the disaster in Chernobyl in 1986 the Soviet Union continues experiments in secret labs located in the now deserted area around Chernobyl. A second explosion in 2006, creates the Zone, an area of  30km in radius, unique for it is host to extreme anomalous activity in nature and mutant Read the rest of this entry »


Clint’s shooting gallery weekend

17 February, 2008

With such a snowstorm outside and a rough cold I wasn’t up to do many things this weekend. Not to mention that the fever from my cold wouldn’t allow me to concentrate on doing any work, or anything else. So I decided to take it easy and relax 🙂

Having a good DVD collection (which most of the movies I haven’t found the time to watch yet) I dug up some discs with good ol’ Clint Eastwood movies. I wasn’t in the mood for anything else. Clint is one of my favorite actors, I like two things about him: He doesn’t talk too much, he gets easily pissed off and when he does I love that famous pissed off grin he does! He usually plays characters that they have a shitty life and disregard any rules or authority, just to do their business right. His movies are really nice to watch, cause they are simple and easy going on the plot, yet not totally stupid “Rambo styled”.

So I’ve watched Dirty Harry II -Magnum Force, Hearbreak Ridge, Firefox, Space Cowboys and The Rookie. Read the rest of this entry »