Magic the gathering 2012 and Terraria for PS3

What horribly awful games. I wasted my free credits on these two stupid games and I’m rather aggravated. Perhaps I need more time to get used to the mechanics but Terraria is a thousand times harder to play than the easy peasy PC version I bought on Steam years ago. I spent 10 minutes trying to use the wood I collected to build a house to no avail. My houses in PC Terraria are always something amazing like this:

In fact, even MORE complicated and lovely! My house in PS3 Terraria hasn’t even gotten 4 walls. Using the left joystick to navigate where I want my pieces to go is impossible, and leaves gaps where it DOES manage to follow through. And in crafting, I can control which panel I want and what items I want to use, but the items I want to make I can’t even figure out how to change nor can I find directions through the game how to access the mechanics to do so. So I’m going to have to look it up online. A LOT of things I’m going to have to look up online and hope some kind soul has the information I need. Otherwise, the game is pointless if I can’t even make simple wooden jumping planks to get out of holes. There seem to be plenty of materials to mine however and plenty of trees. I hope to see more to this game than the PC version both in exploration as well as crafting. If not, I’m going to bury my head in the sand in shame.

As to Magic, I got the 2012 gold pack because it was cheaper, and the turn system is so slow and irritating it messes with my patience. I had downloaded the game so I could sharpen my skills now that I’ve got infinity Magic cards to play with and will be joining a group to draft with on a weekly basis. If anything, I’ve got a headache and not being challenged. The times I expect things to be slower or pause they don’t and the times I expect things to zip along, they don’t. Both aggravating to the max.

As far as Ni No Kuni is concerned, I’m stuck at the puzzle when I enter the Porcine Palace and have been stuck for nearly a month. After about 15 minutes a sit down session trying desperately to get to the door on the other side of the map and being caught by guards at every other turn, I’ve officially begun to think I’m never going to finish this game that I was enjoying so much. I would rather be back in the uterus stage fighting a giant jellyfish.

To top things off, the sick dog I was pupsitting died of a heart attack within a couple hours of me leaving and her owner coming home. It wasn’t my fault in the slightest, and I took care of her the best I could, but thanks to mental health issues I’m feeling guilty, at the least, for not being there when she passed. The same thing happened in a way a few years ago when my grandpa’s passed. I wasn’t there when either of them passed away and both times we weren’t there just for an hour when it happened but other family was. It’s like they waited for the grandkids to step out for a few minutes to go. Just like Sarka may have waited for me to quietly go in peace. There’s a chance she had a heart attack, which is what her owner thinks as she had puked black all over the living room while I wasn’t there, which was probably right before her death. This isn’t a pretty story, but it’s fresh and painful and when her owner called to tell me she was in tears and I was in shock. I felt bad I didn’t burst into tears on the spot but my heart was racing. After we were off the phone and my dad asked what happened (for he was watching me while I was on the phone) I started crying and couldn’t stop for about a half hour when I finally talked to a friend of mine who calmed me down.

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It was after that massacre of emotions that I downloaded both games and was highly dissapointed and irritated and now I just feel drained but can’t sleep. I’ve been depressed lately, but fine during most days, even happy, which leads me furthermore to agree with the diagnosis that I’m a mixed cycler. Rare but treatable. It’s also been difficult to keep up with taking my pills. I have been taking them of course, but it’s the same kind of ‘God it’s so much work to do it’ feeling as getting yourself in the shower, and once it’s done it’s done, so there was never a reason that it was a big deal in the first place. I have to drive my mom to work around 7 and it’s 3 and can’t sleep. Good luck to me tomorrow. Life is hard.

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hypothermia

The lights being off I think I’m hearing one of the dogs lick her chops, but then comes the methodical heaving and I wonder if she threw up on the kitchen floor. Turns out it was the stairs and. It was nothing but bile. She hasn’t eaten all day and it’s likely her owner said that she’s eaten another sock. I wonder if her owner will be home in time to pull the undigested thing out of her rear or if I’ll be stuck doing it. Horrified,  confused and stuck. Not my most glamorous job, but being a pet sitter can be dirty work.

 Dirty and cold. The thermostat is busted and all i I’ve got to keep warm in is one worn, fleece blanket that smells of body odor.  I write buried under it on the couch which is equally as uncomfortable as the bed.

I got my first meet and greet request on dogvacay.com. It’s for Monday.  Not sure yet how it all works. I’ve deactivated my account on that joke of a site care.com.

Overall, as much as I do this because I love animals,  I also do it because it pays the bills and my month long hypomanic spree has generated plenty.

My latest obsession has been magic cards and then there’s my acoustic bass. I don’t regret my spending decisions but I regret spending.  I don’t hardly have the money for this and by this I mean hypomania. I’ve been taste testing depression here and there and expect a crash that leaves a crater traveling at such high speeds.

When I feel the drop at least I’ll be able to sleep. I miss sleep.

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MAGIC: The gathering – my blue deck

Constructed last night while I couldn’t sleep thanks to yet another day this month in hypomania land :/

Artifact Elixer of Immortality 1 In case of emergency, +5 life, cards in graveyard to library
Enchantment Aura Mind Control 1 Control enchanted creature
Enchantment Aura Chant of the Skisang 1 Enchant creature, it gets -13/-0
Enchantment Aura Spectral Flight 1 Enchant creature, it gets +2/+2 and has flying
Enchantment Aura Sensory Deprivation 1 Enchant creature, it gets -3/0
Sorcery Chill of Forboding 2 CEach player puts top 5 cards of library into graveyard
Sorcery Artful Dodge 1 Target is unblockable this turn, flashback
Sorcery Divination 1 Draw 2 cards
Instant Forbidden Alchemy 2 Look at your top four cards from your library, put one in hand rest in graveyard
Instant Flash Freeze 1 Counter red or greenspell
Instant Hysterical Blindness 1 Creatures your opponents control get -4/0 until end of turn
Instant Saving Grasp 1 Return target creature to own hand
Instant Thought Scour 1 Target player puts top 2 cards of library into graveyard, draw a card
Instant Think Twice 1 Draw a card, flashback
Instant Griptide 1 Put target creature on top of its players library
Creature Ludevic’s Test Subject 1 transformation Lizard
Creature Laboratory Maniac 3 If you draw a card while your library has no cards in it you win the game Human Wizard
Creature Lantern Spirit 1 flying, return card to owners hand Spirit
Creature Tower Geist 1 When TG enters the battlefield, look at top two cards of library, put one into hand and one into graveyard, flying Spirit
Creature Murder of Crows 1 flying, whenever another creature dies, you may draw a card. if you do, discard a card Bird
Creature Deranged Assistant 1 put top card of library into graveyard, add one to mana pool Human Wizard
Creature Nephalia Seakite 2 flash, flying Bird
Creature Moon Heron 1 flying Spirit Bird
Creature Selhoff Occultist 1 whenever this or another creature dies, target player puts the top card of their library into their graveyard Human Rogue
Creature Headless Skaab 1 enters battlefield tapped, at additional costexile creature card from your graveyard Zombie Warrior
Creature Sphinx of Lost Truths 1 kicker, flying Sphinx
Creature Civilized Scholar 1 draw a card then discard a card. if a creature card is discarded this way, untap this card and ransform it Human Advisor
Creature Dungeon Geists 1 target creature an opponent controls, that creature dosen’t untap during its controllers untap step as long as you control this card Spirit
Creature Relentless Skaabs 1 As an additional cost to cast this card, exile a creature card from your graveyard Zombie Warrior
Creature Fortress Crab 1 Crab
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CARD COUNT – MAGIC: THE GATHERING – PART D

Last part of our core 4 decks. From here on out I’ll perhaps go through the Dragons Maze cards that came in the  mail AND/OR I’ll go through the trillion booster cards we haven’t used for inventory purposes and in case anyone sees anything that would bode well in any of our already constructed decks. Again, for the fourth time, if you think you can give some feedback on the deck (positive is always the best!) and then tell me what I need to add if you have some idea, that would help oodles. Thanks guys!

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Chrissy Deck B Dark Ascension
ENCHANTMENT – AURA Favor of the Woods 1
SORCERY Grim Flowering 1
ARTIFACT Nihil Spellbomb 1
ARTIFACT Grafdigger’s Cage 1
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Silver-Inlaid Dagger 1
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Sharpened Pitchfork 1
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Blazing Torch 1
ARTIFACT CREATURE Myr Battlesphere 1 Myr Construct
LAND Haunted Fengraf 2
LAND Evolving Wilds 2
LAND Grim Backwoods 1
LAND Forest 16
INSTANT Wild Hunger 2
INSTANT Gnaw to the Bone 1
INSTANT Naturalize 1
CREATURE Young Wolf 4
CREATURE Festerhide Boar 1 Boar
CREATURE Moldgraf Monstrosity 1 Insect
CREATURE Scorned Villager 1 Human Warewolf
CREATURE Grizzled Outcasts 1 Human Warewolf
CREATURE Strangleroot Geist 2 Spirit
CREATURE Briarpack Alpha 2 Wolf
CREATURE Viridian Emissary 3 Elf Scout
CREATURE Village Survivors 1 Human
CREATURE Grave Bramble 1 Plant
CREATURE Boneyard Wurm 1 Wurm
CREATURE Essence of the Wild 1 Avatar
CREATURE Acidic Slime 1 Ooze
CREATURE Acid Web Spider 1 Spider
CREATURE Ambush Viper 1 Snake
CREATURE Hollowhenge Beast 1 Beast
CREATURE Hamlet Captain 1 Human Warrior
CREATURE Lumberknot 1 Treefolk
CREATURE Elder of Laurels 1 Human Advisor
CREATURE Vorapede 1 Insect

CARD COUNT – MAGIC: THE GATHERING – PART C

Now here are MY cards, first my Innistrad deck. Let me know what needs fixing/adding, etc. Like in Chris’s decks. We’re both getting into this again and aside from drafting Dragons Maze stuff we want to improve our old decks. I need to really get back into the whole Magic scene so that I can actually blog properly about the stuff. In the meantime, help!!

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Chrissy’s Deck A – Innistrad
ENCHANTMENT- AURA Bonds of Faith 2
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Silver-Inlaid Dagger 1
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Sharpened Pitchfork 1
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Butcher’s Cleaver 1
SORCERY Increasing Devotion 2
SORCERY Gather the Townsfolk 2
INSTANT Doom Blade 2
INSTANT Undying Evil 3
INSTANT Tragic Slip 3
INSTANT Faith’s Shield 2
LAND Swamp 6
LAND Plains 10
LAND Ghost Quarter 2
LAND Vault of the Archangel 1
LAND Evolving Wilds 3
CREATURE Angelic Overseer 1 Angel
CREATURE Elite Inquisitor 1 Human Soldier
CREATURE Mentor of the Meek 1 Human Soldier
CREATURE Champion of the Parish 1 Human Soldier
CREATURE Ravenous Demon/Archdemon of Greed 2 Demon
CREATURE Accorder Paladin 4 Human Knight
CREATURE Elite Vanguard 2 Human Soldier
CREATURE Village Cannibals 2 Human
CREATURE Mirran Crusader 2 Human Knight
CREATURE Village Bell-Ringer 2 Human Scout
CREATURE Unruly Mob 2 Human

Card Count – Magic: The gathering – Part B

So I took inventory of all the cards in Chris’s Dark Ascension deck. I’m listing them here, if you have comments how to make it better GIVE THEM! The number next to them refers to the amount of that card in the deck. Mind you the cards listed aside from the deck we’re not sure why we put them there, likely to add in, but could just have been something we did for no reason.

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Chris’ Deck B – Dark Ascension
ENCHANTMENT – AURA Curse of Stalked Prey 1
ARTIFACT – EQUIP Infiltration Lens 3
LAND Inkmoth Nexus 2
LAND Haunted Fengraf 3
LAND Mountain 17
SORCERY Faithless Looting 2
SORCERY Act of Treason 2
SORCERY Goblin Grenade 4
SORCERY Arc Trail 4
INSTANT Gut Shot 2
INSTANT Brimstone Volley 4
INSTANT Artillerize 4
CREATURE Goblin Fireslinger 4 Goblin Warrior
CREATURE Hellrider 1 Devil
CREATURE Torch Fiend 3 Devil
CREATURE Forge Devil 4 Devil
CREATURE Goblin Arsonist 4 Goblin Shaman
CREATURE Goblin Gaveleer 4 Goblin Warrior

FREESTANDING CARDS ITS POSSIBLE WANTED TO ADD
ENCHANTMENT Secrets of the Dead 1
ARTIFACT Torpor Orb 3
INSTANT Fling 1
INSTANT Into the Core 3
INSTANT Artful Dodge 1
INSTANT Dismember 1
CREATURE Russet Wolves 1 Wolf
CREATURE Loyal Cathar/Unhallowed Cathar 1 Human Soldier/Zombie Soldier
CREATURE Niblis of the Urn 1 Spirit
CREATURE Elguad Inquisitor 1 Human Cleric
CREATURE Nephalia Seakite 1 Bird
CREATURE Niblis of the Breath 1 Spirit