Posts tagged: Civilization


>While I’m easily distracted by the computer, it usually isn’t by games, if you exclude the online variety, like 8 Ball Quick Fire Pool.

This is probably as well since most of them are reserved for game stations, rather than the PC and the few times I’ve tried the X-Box or whatever, I found out that you need the dexterity of a pianist and the reactions of an F1 driver, neither of which I possess. Read more ›››


I’ve been somewhat preoccupied over the holiday for the same reason as last year — I’ve been playing Civilization having braved the sale shopping hordes to buy myself version four. I have to say that the graphics are excellent and it was a brave decision to include religion as a key element of gameplay.

But the main reason I’m posting now is to pay tribute to Apple’s customer service. As hinted at in the title, it has been something of an iChristmas in the Parrot household. Master P’s main prezzie was a video iPod, while Miss P got an i-Station. Read more ›››