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Late to the Show and Games

My commentary on things like video games, anime, manga, and other media.


Linux Gaming Gains Easy Anti-Cheat Support, Clears a Major Hurdle (Emphasis on "a")

25 Sep 2021 5 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. Introduction: Anti-Cheat Support Finally Arrives to Linux Over the last 3 years, Linux gaming has made a lot of progress thanks to Valve's Proton compatibility layer and the translation layers of DXVK and VKD3D. If you look...

Shaman King, Ep. 23 - Flexing, the Episode

23 Sep 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Previously, Yoh, Ryu, and Faust just began their match against Team Icemen. Before the fight, Team Icemen (really the leader, Pino) got pissed at Yoh for nonchalantly proclaiming that he could end the match in one strike. Team Icemen wer...

Shaman King, Ep. 22 - Too Chit Chatty for My Liking

15 Sep 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction In the previous episode, Shaman King dramatically raised the stakes of the tournament with the merciless brutality of the X-Laws, particularly its leader Jeanne. To recap, Jeanne, Marco, and Lyserg went up against Team Niles. Lyserg almo...

Shaman King, Ep. 21 - Shit Gets Real

5 Sep 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Previously, Shaman King concluded the very first fight of the shaman tournament. Overall, I felt that the execution of the fight and storytelling of Chocolove's past was done very well. There were a few issues I had, like the plot hole r...

Linux Steam Marketshare Maintains Consistency: Could 2022 Actually be the "Year of the Linux Desktop"?

3 Sep 2021 3 minute read 3 comments LateToTheParty

When Linux officially hit 1% marketshare on Steam's July 2021 hardware survey, I was pretty ecstatic. For three years since Valve dropped a bombshell that was Steam Proton, the marketshare would show an upward trend, but not quite get there. I had th...

Shaman King, Ep. 20 Review - Winds of Laughter

29 Aug 2021 4 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

Introduction Last week, Shaman King began the tournament arc. Ren, Horohoro, and Chocolove had the honor of fighting the first match against one of Hao's henchmen teams. The rock monk duo, BoZ, were their opponents plus a mysterious third teammate na...

Shaman King, Ep. 19 Review - Let the Shaman Games Begin

22 Aug 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Previously, all of the main characters reached Patch Village. While Yoh and his friends finally passed their first challenge after weeks of travel, they soon ran into a roadblock. The newly introduced character, Chocolove, revealed that...

Can Intel's XeSS Kill Nvidia's DLSS?

21 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

On August 19, Intel showcased its Architecture Day 2021 presentation. The approximately 2-hour long event featured the Alder Lake architecture on the CPU side and the newly named Arc architecture on the GPU side. Overall, the presentation was very so...

I Am Almost Sold on Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

20 Aug 2021 3 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

When The Pokémon Company initially announced the Gen 4 remakes in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, my feelings were mixed. It appeared that the remakes will be faithful to the original content like with the Union Room and The Underground. Porygon Z...

Shaman King, Ep. 18 Review - The Great Spirit

15 Aug 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction: Shaman King is Back When I reviewed Episode 17 about 3 weeks ago, I mentioned that Shaman King would be on a brief hiatus due to the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Now that is over, the anime has resumed a few days ago with Episode 18. To brief...