Category Archives: Gaming

Video games – DS, Wii, Xbox 360

Lootcrate incoming!

During one of my extended web browsing sessions the other night, an advert for Lootcrate¬†caught my eye, and of course, I clicked it. Needless to say, within five minutes of reading about the awesome geek goodies that could be mine … Continue reading

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Gadget Review of the Year – 2011

Well, if I’m going to do a review of the year, it had better be right now because there’s only five hours of 2011 left. Things were a bit lean on the gadget front this year, mainly because I bought … Continue reading

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It was all going so well.

After my triumphant victory over the red ring of death last month, I had been feeling pretty good about my ability to fix broken tech. Not only had I mended my old CD player but I’d now brought an Xbox … Continue reading

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Green Is Good

After yesterday’s post about my Red Ring of Death nightmare, I received my x-clamp conversion kit in the post this morning. Eight screws, eight carbon steel spring washers, eight metal washers and sixteen nylon washers. I couldn’t begin to wonder … Continue reading

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A visit from the Red Ring of Death

It had to happen sooner or later. I’ve owned my Xbox 360 for a little over three years now, and it was only a matter of time before it decided to call it quits and break down. I’d been experiencing … Continue reading

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