Blogovision 2019: The Final!

*A disco-ball is lowered in the darkness. Near silence fills the room. Beneath that silence a sense of ultimate anticipation lurks. The room is filled with the hopes of hundreds of lucky punters from video games far and wide who managed to get a ticket for tonight’s show. The spotlights start to flicker. Changing red, blue, green, purple, white…and the crowd bursts into life as the disco-ball begins to spin….* Continue reading “Blogovision 2019: The Final!”

Writer’s Block: An Ode to the Blogging Community

Good day dear readers and welcome to this, a rare sight! A new blog post on Shoot the Rookie! I know I’ve kept you all waiting far too long for this but there is now some light at the end of the tunnel. Before I get back to posting my regular nonsense about video games and anime I wanted to write about the reasons for my silence and how this awesome community of bloggers has helped me to get over it. Continue reading “Writer’s Block: An Ode to the Blogging Community”

Tales of the Backlog

Hello readers and welcome to this post which is all about my gaming backlog. This article has been written in response to the #LoveYourBacklog tag created by the fabulous Kim of Later Levels and Ellen of Livid Lightning. The aim of this is to get us to embrace our gaming backlogs rather than seeing them as a negative. From my point of view this isn’t difficult as I have never viewed the backlog as a chore, but rather a reminder that the future still has many wonders to reveal. Continue reading “Tales of the Backlog”

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