Catching Mewtwo! My first Ex-Raid Experience

18th February 2018

Dear Chibi,

A bit late to the party, but I finally got my first Ex Raid Pass for Mewtwo :D Since it’s my first time, Hubby accompanied me to the gym and helped document the experience. Here’s a recap:

Ex Raid Invitation on the left. Seeing Mewtwo spawn on the right.

Due to annoying track work and us wanting to capture Rayquaza first, we got to the gym a little late. About 8 minutes in or so~ which doesn’t sound too bad but in the world of Ex Raids, we were pretty late :O

When we arrived, Markos had already finished with his raid (He got a pass as well). Large groups of players were hanging around the park but they were all in private groups & were also done. I entered the public lobby with 1 other person and hoped for the best.

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Back on the Starcraft Ladder

10th February 2018

Dear Chibi,
After a 2 year break from Starcraft, I recently got back into the game through replaying the entire Starcraft 1 + Broodwar campaign. It was a pretty fun & super nostalgic experience. I’d forgotten how ridiculously hard it was to control all the units & buildings. Still, the campaign was pretty easy except the final mission – now that was a challenge :) (The game is now free to play incase you’re wondering ;D)

Afterwards, I checked out the Legacy of the Void campaign in Starcraft 2 and completed it in Normal mode. The ending was quite…. hilarious XD. If you’ve got the game lying around, I do recommend finishing it (even if it’s just to see the bizarre ending lol)

Next came some 1v1 on the ladder. I played a bunch of games in Unranked mode just to kinda see what’s new. Liberators? Teleporting Battlecruisers?! What’s going on? SO MUCH HAS CHANGED I CAN’T BE BOTHERED LEARNING EVERYTHING ALL OVER AGAIN. It seemed like too much work.

It wasn’t long before I realised I could probably still win the game with my good old marine+tank+medivac combo. It kind of didn’t matter at my level what my opponents were building or doing, lol. So off to Ranked mode I go! 8D

20 wins 9 losses

After my initial placement of Silver league Tier 3, I quickly made my way back up to Diamond league, woo! :D The new MMR and tier system is pretty neat. It makes it easy to see how close you are to being promoted or demoted. You also get this nifty promotion screen by simply moving up a tier within the same league.

I’m not gonna bother trying for Masters league. I’m too lazy to learn the new LOTV units or the patch updates XD For now, this is satisfying enough :)

P.S I realised I still don’t hot key my army :O

 

Level 40! Finally maxed out in Pokemon Go

26th November 2017

Dear Chibi,

During my holiday in the US, and after 1 year and 5 months of play, I finally joined Hubby in the level 40 club :D

Ohhh it feels good 8D! It takes a ton of exp to reach level 40, so I was never in a big rush to max out. I guess playing a bit everyday adds up overtime (and lucky-egging during special events)

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Reaching level 37

23rd April 2017

Dear Chibi,

I’ve recently reached level 37 (while Hubby’s at 38!) Level 38 is the cap for powering-up, so anything beyond that is just for bragging rights.

Level 37 Pokemon Go

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Level 30

3rd October 2016

Dear Chibi,

It took me around 2 months to get here from level 23, but here we are 8D. This is a snapshot of what level 30 looks like:

Pokemon Go

2,000,185 exp total. Crazy :P

Pokemon Go

My walking buddy. Cute one, isn’t he?

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My top CP Pokemon. Half of them are maxed out. 7 of them are defending gyms at the moment. Sadly, I still don’t have a Dragonite or a Lapras *gasp*

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Pokemon Go Progress!

31st July 2016

Dear Chibi,

Today I reached level 23 :D Pokemon Go is still tons of fun, and I’ve been walking so much more because of it! I did 19,000 steps today, and 20,000 the last two days :O Can Chibi keep this up?

Pokemon Go!

You may have noticed my Poke coins have increased! I’ve continued to battle at least once a day to claim my minimum 10 coins per day. I actually didn’t realise you could claim more than 10 coins, if you have more than 1 Pokemon at a gym at the time you claim. You may only claim once a day, but if you have 2 Pokemon in different gyms, you could claim 20 (provided they’re still at the gym when you redeem it!)

Upon learning this, Hubby and I walked around town and took down 4 gyms today, woo! :D We played it safe and claimed 20 coins after we conquered two gyms. We didn’t want to get too greedy and risk getting nothing XD We’ll aim for four next time.

Pokemon Go!

My top four Pokemon defending for Team Valor

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All

14th July 2016

Dear Chibi,

It’s been a long time since I’ve played Pokemon, but Pokemon Go is so amazing! AMAZING YOU HEAR ME??!! XD WHAT AM I EVEN DOING HERE I SHOULD BE OUT IN THE BUSHES LOOKING FOR MY JIGGLYPUFF! X3

I installed the game on day one (after everyone was talking about it), but it was not until a few days later that I decided to try it out. By the time that happened, my usernames were all taken … so now I’m stuck with this:

Pokemon Go

(Seen: 43 Caught: 39)

I’m having lots of fun so far, and it’s making me want to walk even more (which is great for my daily steps!)

Looking forward to Emily’s brunch on Sunday, which is followed by a Poke Walk, woo! :D

 

Well, Legacy of the Void is here!

29th December 2015

Dear Chibi,

AH, Starcraft 2. It’s been months (years?) since I last played Heart of the Swarm, and I wasn’t sure if I would end up getting the new Legacy of the Void protoss expansion~ but it’s Christmas time, and my bro is awesome so… NOW I’VE GOT THE GAME 8D

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Oh these note pads :’D. This is gonna sound silly but I’m slightly disappointed by the fact this notepad design is not Protoss/Starcraft exclusive. Where’s the consistency? I don’t want a generic Blizzard image, XP.

starcraft-lotv02

I spent some time checking out the new features, game modes (archon mode, CO-OP, vs AI) and had a glimpse of the new units. Most of the game feels about the same, except I’ll probably have to learn new build order/openings since the timing is all crazy off with additional starting workers, and less mineral patches. Interesting to see how I can incorporate the new Terran units too. They’re kinda weird at the moment, haha.

Well, I guess it’s time to Find Match! :D

 

Cursed Sight is out!

4th August 2015

Dear Chibi,

Today is my second day at home trying to recover from the flu *sigh*. Nasty stuff. It’s been rather boring the past day as I couldn’t do anything but sleep. I tried to play LoL but that just made me want to puke :P Luckily for me, Marcus/InvertMouse’s new game “Cursed Sight” got released today so I took this opportunity to check it out :) With a bowl of congee in hand, I entered the land of Taria, and all its pretty visuals *_* The setting reminds me of Ancient China which I love (due to my liking of wuxia genres)~ though it’s probably more fictional than anything else. There were a lot of ‘westernized’ elements in it, like the character having bacon and eggs, foods not typical of the Chinese.. but whatever XD. The main thing is… Cursed Sight is pretty good! I end up playing through the whole thing (and seeing all 4 possible endings) in one go, a bit under 5 hours. Best 5 hours spent today, woo!

cursedsights-miyon

I really enjoyed the story & script. There were some really sad moments (I cried twice) and some crazy plot twists @.@ Each of the 4 endings were drastically different (some kinda creepy >.<). I thought the art and music were both really well done and added a lot to it. I normally dislike reading novels (sad fact.. I know), but I got through this one easily. I’m happy to say, my first Visual Novel experience has been a good one :) yaaay~

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I don’t want to spoil the story for anyone, so do check it out yourself :D You can get it from Steam or check out his webpage for more info.

 

Chibi Doll~ Rikku. Final Fantasy X girls set complete!

3rd August 2015

Dear Chibi,

Final fantasy X Rikku Chibi Doll

And here is the Rikku Chibi Doll :) I hope you like it! I’m actually sick at home today with the flu :( NooOOOO. I AM IN SO MUCH PAIN RIGHT NOW : < *sob* Guess I’ll take some panadol and have a rest…

Final Fantasy X Chibi Dolls Yuna, Rikku and Lulu

In the meantime.. enjoy these cuties :D!