One Day Until Our 16 Hour Gaming Marathon for Alzheimer’s Association

17On June 21, we are participating in The Longest Day, an event to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s disease. From sunrise to sunset, we will complete an activity of our choosing to raise awareness and funds for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Throughout the day Geek Triumvirate will be playing a variety of video games from old school to next gen. Games to played include; Borderlands 2, World of Warcraft, Assassin’s Creed 4:Black Flag, and many more.  In addition we will be visiting the Toledo Museum of Art for the exhibit Art of the Game. For more information visit here.

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During The Longest Day we will be live streaming via Google Hangout and Youtube. Follow us via Twitter and the hashtag #Game4ALZ & #ENDALZ

Together, we can advance research to treat, prevent and, ultimately, cure Alzheimer’s, and provide programs and support to improve the lives of those affected today.

 

Assassin’s Creed 4 Hidden Blade-Updated

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Edward Kenway’s hidden blade stand is now complete.  Included in the photo is a AC IV journal exclusive to Barnes and Noble. Here is the link

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I shorten the post and finished wrapping it in red felt. Only thing I want to do now is add some nautical rope around the base.

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I stained the base a weathered gray.

I am currently working on a display for my Edward Kenway’s hidden blade from Assassin’s Creed 4:Black Flag.  My lovely girlfriend got it for me at Gamestop.  And because she is a girl she managed to get them to sell it to her at a discount.  Damn I love her.  Anyways…I wanted to build a display since I can’t wear it all the time however I haven’t built anything in awhile so thought best to start with cheap materials.  If it turns out nice I may make a new version with velvet and nice wood.

Materials purchased

  • circle base – $1.99
  • 2′ PVC tube – $3.79
  • cranberry felt squares –  4/$1.00

So far only step I have taken in using fabric glue to attach the felt squares to the PVC pipe.  My next step will be to stain the circle base a appropriate wood color and cut the PVC pipe to a shorter length.

Age of Piracy in Assassins Creed 4

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Edward Kenway from Assasin’s Creed 4:Black Flag

Yesterday I completed the main story of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.  Afterwards I felt a little hollow inside going on pirate adventures with Edward Kenway and seeing where his encounters with real famous pirates would go. Granted, I still have about 20% of the side missions to complete still. Now I can begin to explore the revamped multiplayer with its game lab and abundance of new tactics. There is not much of the story line that I want to give away, but naturally, at the end, you do get to meet a young Haytham Kenway.  No real surprise there.

Thankfully 2014 will feature a DLC with quartermaster Adewale and the re-release of Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation HD for consoles.

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Aveline de Grandpré from AC 3: Liberation
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Adewale from AC 4: Freedom Cry DLC