Casual Gamers Hell

Human Igo by townleystreet
February 22, 2010, 3:15 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

I just saw this on another blog – A game of go played by some of the world’s strongest players, using human pieces! Hell yeah!

The cold didn’t stop the cylons by townleystreet
December 18, 2009, 1:39 pm
Filed under: Japan, Real Life Adventures

It was very cold in Nishinomiya, but not cold enough to stop the Cylons from ruthlessly murdering 4 Aussies!

They’re back! by townleystreet
December 15, 2009, 4:08 pm
Filed under: Real Life Adventures

The Aussies are back in Japan ready for some Xmas craziness!

All I can say is that it will be shocking!

I’m in the news! by townleystreet
November 4, 2009, 3:03 pm
Filed under: Japan, Real Life Adventures

Once again the local populace decided to celebrate my presence – and it’s not even my birthday yet!  My birthday constitutes week-long celebrations with dancing in the street, festival stalls, games for children and all sorts of events.  This time however, it’s just a simple interview in the local paper:

Magazine, Robert 001

What to do when Aussies visit? by townleystreet
October 16, 2009, 12:13 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Recently we had a couple of Aussies come to stay over.  One was my brother D, and another was his workmate T.  His girlfriend, who I shall call E, came a bit later.

During the visit they went all over Japan.  While they were at my house though, I forced them to play Carcassonne: The City, time and time again:

Carcassonne: The City

We also taught them all about the famous Japanese cuisine – specifically TAKOYAKI!

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ChickHEN on a Japanese PSP-3000 by townleystreet
August 5, 2009, 3:22 pm
Filed under: Japan

If you’re like me you have a Japanese PSP-3000, and no matter how hard you try, the ChickHEN exploit just will not run.  I searched forums, tried all sorts of theme-resets, language changes, voodoo and so on, but to no avail.  It just would not run.  All that happens is the PSP would crash.  Then just today I was in a bookstore and I noticed this!

PSP Magazine 001

Luckily I had 725 Yen on me so I picked it up.  It turns out that somebody over here has already written and published a book about running ChickHEN and other homebrew on the PSP-3000.  They don’t mess about!

After fiddling my way through it I had a couple of goes with my PSP.  At first it didn’t work, but I didn’t give up.  I tried again to no avail.  Finally I combed the book once more for any insight and found something!  It was so simple, how could I have missed it?  So I tried, and then suddenly it worked!

Here’s how I did it:

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Big Blue, Part 2! by townleystreet
August 2, 2009, 1:03 am
Filed under: games, Japan

Those kids are at it again, this time they recap the amazing events of a previous session.  LISTEN and be amazed at what you hear.  WATCH and be devastated when it all comes to an abrupt and unexpected end…