Lifestyle Update – Grinding it out in Japan

There are some weeks that are better than others. Lately I’ve resigned to just do my best at work and study Japanese, and enjoy FF and life at a casual pace. It’s been pretty much SSDD lately (same shit, different day), only without the connotation of shit being unenjoyable. I find that it’s rare when you’re at a point in life where you can just enjoy every day, and not have to worry too much about the past nor the future.… Read the rest

Randomness from life in Japan

This is where I’ll dump Japan/Japanese related stuff that might be mildly interesting or humorous. Much of the content here is recycled from my previous blog: Thief, FFXI, and other unimportant matters.

July 14th, 2010 ケイタイ は 気をつけて ね!
Today at my high school there was a presentation on the ‘harmful effects of けいたい (keitai :: cell phone) usage at school.’

I can read katakana slowly but I caught the worlds “online game” (オンライン ゲイム) and “final fantasy” (ファイナル ファンタジ) on the presentation screen. … Read the rest

Applying Tailored Mathematics to recreational gaming

 “How to Maximize Sa/Ta Damage

Sorry for anyone who was waiting for this to be finished. It took longer than expected, work and life and all that. Plus I ran into some snags with excel. Looking at the excel I made it looks pretty professional, but I really am by far not an expert at it. I also heavily underestimated this task I’d set for myself.… Read the rest

Time Away from Home

A little about the RL

Those who know me in-game know that I haven’t been on much for the past month.  The reason for this is that I have a new job, as of late March ’09.  When I graduated from Uni almost a year ago, our US economy turned pretty shite.  I chose to procrastinate from serious life plans and was enjoying my time playing FF and chillaxin while I worked entry level jobs. … Read the rest