Category: Blog

Overwhelmed.

Do you ever wonder if you have too many hobbies? I managed to finish RDR2 (Red Dead Redemption 2) finally the other week, now I’m finding 1 hour roughly every second night to play Kingdom Hearts 3… and whats waiting around the corner but the Witcher 3 on my “to play” list. I guess it’s…

Latest pick-ups Feb-Mar 2019

I’ve decided to start posting the games I purchase on probably a monthly basis, just as a way to kind of showcase my gaming interests and create discussion around different games. Maybe as a way to help me decide what to play next! I buy most of my games from sales and thrift stores, often…

Gaming Detour 1st Anniversary

Hi all, just doing a post for the first anniversary of Gaming Detour. Personally I’m stoked to still be writing posts and having interaction with others on WordPress it’s a fun community and look forward to more blogging fun in the future! Gaming Detour is still quite a small site in terms of content and…

Sunshine Blogger Award

Thanks to Red Metal @ Extra Life Reviews for the nomination of this award. It’s really appreciated, and I enjoy doing these sorts of things 🙂 Rules The rules for the Sunshine Blogger Award are: Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their blog Answer the 11 questions they ask you Nominate 11…

Slightly new direction

The posting on my site has kinda dropped off lately. For a number of reasons, but I’ve decided to get it going again in a slightly new direction. For a number of reasons that I won’t get into, I’ve taken a break from Instagram and deleted the app from my phone. I’ll leave my Instagram…

Gaming on a budget

So it’s been a while since my last post, and there are a number of reasons why I’ve slowed down (and hope to speed back up a bit moving forward). One of which is the fact I recently changed jobs, to a job where I now earn less, (because it’s less hours and eventually may…

Real Neat Blogger Nomination

Thanks to Red Metal for this nomination. I’m chuffed to get my first ever nomination for my blog. I’ve made a number of blogs in the past so it’s nice to have made one which people enjoy reading and consider ‘Real Neat’. Sometimes likes and comments are a good indicator of a blogs success but…

Finding the Time for Gaming

I wanted to write a post exploring Gaming as a hobby and the struggle to find time for it to the point I feel like I’m satisfied. I mean always manage a couple hours a day on average which to most people is plenty and to me it’s plenty but for some reason it never…

What’s in a game?

What makes a game good? It’s a rather subjective question with a rather subjective answer, but I’m not going to attempt to answer it rather discuss it. The often heard phrases of ‘this games rated poorly, might as well not get it’, ‘that game used to be so good back in the day’ or maybe…