The Division 2 Open Beta is live

By Blackwalt - Posted on 01 March 2019

I can't remember if I have mentioned it or not...

The Division 2 TV Spot Trailer

By Blackwalt - Posted on 01 March 2019

And a reminder that the Open Beta started today!

Assault the UN - a mission inside The Division

By Blackwalt - Posted on 28 February 2019

Sigh... I really missed Stormblade for this mission.

Maybe next time...

HoC Random Beer Trek of the Day - 02272019

By Blackwalt - Posted on 27 February 2019

I see what you did there...

Via theCHIVE.

The Division 2 OPEN Beta is this weekend

By Blackwalt - Posted on 26 February 2019

March 1st to March 4th (2019)

Open means that they will even let Q-Bert and Stormblade play.

HoC Random Controller Mod of the Day - 02142019

By Blackwalt - Posted on 14 February 2019

Well, the thumbstick drift is fixed...

Via theCHIVE

Q-Spawn Die

By Blackwalt - Posted on 08 February 2019

Loosely based on the subtle abuse I directed toward Q-Bert in the Microsoft Adaptive Controller story. Based on that and his general inability to compete in multiplayer games. Plus its funny watching him try.

Although I don't want you to think that we are not completely supportive of him. We totally are. Go, Q-Bert, go!

The Division 2 Beta is on right now

By Blackwalt - Posted on 07 February 2019

And I have sent out keys!

The following members of the Herd should have received Beta codes for Xbox One (through HoC Procurement):

  • Pwn Call
  • Graybush
  • SeanMCR
  • Stormblade

Chosen completely randomly and it is just statistically unlikely that it is the same individuals as last time. Statistically unlikely but still possibly random!

Don't despair though, I have one key left right now. One for now, they keep showing up in my email... I also think Pwn Call's code will let him invite three other Uplay members but I am not sure.

Contact me quickly if you want that one last code. All codes are for Xbox One.

The Beta runs from today until this Sunday February 10th.

Microsoft's classy Superbowl 2019 Ad

By Blackwalt - Posted on 05 February 2019

Good on them to show everyone this is available

I think it surprised a lot of people that Microsoft went this direction instead of promoting their latest whiz-bang Xbox release or Game Pass.

Maybe we can use the Adaptive Controller to improve Q-Bert's gaming. "Look you can use your feet to help." *Q-Bert dies*

No, your feet. *Q-Bert spawns. Q-Bert dies*.

Wait... *Q-Bert spawns. Q-Bert dies*. You know what? Never mind.

*Q-Bert spawns. Q-Bert dies*.
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Apex Legends revealed and released today

By Blackwalt - Posted on 04 February 2019

More battle royale, this time in the Titanfall universe

No Titans though. It claims tactical, squad based play.

We could always just try it as it is FREE. And available today (now).

25.26 GBs on Xbox One. I may be downloading it now...

HoC Random Small Batch Rye of the Day - 02032019

By Blackwalt - Posted on 03 February 2019

Really, really small batch. Exclusive you might say.

My local beer brewer, frustrated by my refusal to drink his beer, moved into distilling to meet my preference for rye. Not sure if he was interested by the challenge or interested in slowly blinding me. Could be either, or both.

Every time I drink from you, I go blind.
Every time I drink from you, I go blind.
In the mornin' I get up, and I try to see
Feel alive, but I just can't see.
Every time I drink from you, I go blind.

   - Thank you, slightly mangled Hootie & the Blowfish for your opinion

HoC Random Irony of the Day - 02022019

By Blackwalt - Posted on 02 February 2019

I'm not opening it, you open it!

Via Ice and Blackwalt's trip to Reptilia

HoC Random Comic of the Day - 02022019

By Blackwalt - Posted on 02 February 2019

Whoa! Anyone else hit by déjà vu?

Via Reddit

HoC Random "Totally Possible" of the Day - 01062019

By Blackwalt - Posted on 06 January 2019

Pwn Call and I have had this happen!

Good thing Rolly C was with us to banish them back whence they came.

Via theCHIVE.

HoC Random Nickelback of the Day - 12102018

By Blackwalt - Posted on 10 December 2018

"I was waiting on a different story"

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