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Makoto's Birthday Shrine - 橘真琴生誕祭2015

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The 17th of November marked the day of Makoto Tachibana's birthday. So as Free! fans, my sibling and I decided to gather up all our Mako merch and make a shrine dedicated to the birthday boy. Chizumaki is a huuuuge fan of Mako and has a bigger collection than me, but I do have a few new figures from my recent Japan trip such as the Bitter Chocolate Taito Kuji figure and Captain Mako!

HBD Makoto Shrine
Captain Mako, Figma Mako and Alter Mako
Makoto trading figures, hangers and papers.
Bitter Chocolate Makoto figure from Taito Kuji series of prizes.

Mako mug and hanging figures.
Mako figma.
Free! glasses case, Taito Kuji zip pouch and figures.


Broken Age - short game review

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I've been playing this little game called Broken Age on my PS4. I got it for free as part of my PSN Plus subscription last month. It's a point and click adventure game with absolutely gorgeous artwork, it's like playing a moving painting. Not only is it lovely to look at, it presents you with two characters to play, who are both living in bizarre circumstances.

Vella is a young woman about to be sacrificed to a monster to stop it from destroying her town, who would like nothing more than to kill the monster rather than be eaten. Whereas Shay is a young man trapped in space ship and forced to play out childish games by a crazy mothering computer and craves more exciting adventures.

To progress through the story you need to collect various items and use them to interact with other objects or characters in the game world. You come across some pretty funny NPC's and quirky ways to get them to help you move on through the game. Like for example, getting a tree to spew sap i…