Daily Archives: April 18, 2008

Things I shouldn’t be left alone with (part one of a series)

Hello, and welcome to “Things I shouldn’t be left alone with”. Tonight’s “Things I shouldn’t be left alone with” are:

  • A nagging feeling of not really being into any other games
  • Warhammer 40,000 nostalgia
  • A credit card
  • Steam
  • A strong pound-to-dollar exchange rate

I now seem to have the Platinum Edition of Dawn of War…

I bought the original Dawn of War sometime around release, but never finished the campaign. RTS games are fun and all, but the gameplay hasn’t really changed that much since Dune II however many years ago that was… Still, with news of Dawn of War 2 piquing my interest and fond memories of the original release of Warhammer 40,000 (getting on for 20 years now? Wikipedia says… 21, good grief), I poked around a bit, and read that the second expansion, Dark Crusade, had a more dynamic campaign allowing you to play any one of the seven races. Well, let’s give it a shot!

*a swift 6Gb download later, and mid-way through a gruelling Eldar vs Space Marine battle that looked to be going swimmingly until the mop-up-the-enemy skirmishers ran into a massive troop concentration*

Yup, it’s quite fun. I really should’ve gone to bed two hours ago…