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Loot of the Week: Gamecube Controller Adapter, Amiibo, & KH II.5

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Real Life, Video Games, Random Dec 12 2014 · 131 views

UPDATED 12/12/2014: Well, I got my other package today!

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Its the Gamecube Controller Adapter! :) Looking forward to playing around with that this weekend. Maybe I can even convince my brother to try out the new Smash, if he is not too busy. =P

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Hey, folks. I thought I pop in really quick and share some loot that I got today. So yeah, here's what I got in the mail today.

Woot!

So as today, I have all of the First Wave of Amiibos (DK, Link, Mario, and Kirby are here. I gave Pikachu to my sister.), which is pretty cool. XD

Hm...I am not sure yet if I am going collect the second wave of them (Although looking at second wave preorders does make me a bit worried that I won't find any of them, which kind stinks as I would like get at least Pit.). I probably I will collect them, to be honest.

Oh, and I won't be keeping them in the packaging like this as I would like to use them (After all, they do give me someone to play Smash with when I don't have my siblings around.).

Oh, and before I forget to mention I also got my copy of KH II.5 today (as shown above). Admittedly I probably will not be able to play it though until my brief winter break later in the month. XD I wish there was more time in the day as I would love to revisit KH II now (If you been following my blog for awhile now, you know I love overusing this line from it, "Looks like my summer vacation is...over.").

Oh, well. It gives me something to look forward to during the break (And gives me chance to use that line again when that "vacation" ends. XD)

Alright, well, that's all I really have to say here. Hm...I probably should note that I might be bumping this entry tomorrow as I do have one more package coming this week. I want make sure it works before I get too excited about it. But yeah, I probably update this tomorrow.

With that said, thank you for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day today. I'll talk you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2014

P.S. I'll try to get a Pokelog up this weekend. I kind of forgot I was going to write one last Sunday, so I am sorry about that.


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Pokelog Day 1: Groundhog Day Beginnings

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Random, Nintendo, Pokemon, Video Games Nov 23 2014 · 122 views

Hey, folks. I am popping back into today to give you a status report on my progress through Pokemon Omega Ruby yesterday. To be honest, I didn't get much done (If anything, a lot of you folks are probably finished by now. XD).

And as the title suggests, I actually play the beginning of this game twice as I kind decided to take advantage Pokemon Bank and use it to get all three Hoenn starters. XD I only had to erase my file once since I already have Torchic from giveaway during X & Y release. And well, I had bred like a bunch of Torchic in my X game, so I just sent a baby one over once I had bred other two starters in my X game.

So yeah, I have three Hoenn starters now. =D Yeah, I know it is not that much of achievement really (Especially to you folks that have actually caught all 719 Pokemon before.). But well, I thought it would be cool to try out all three starters since to be honest, Generation 3 was probably the Generation of Pokemon that I remember least of (Probably doesn't help that it came after my original favorite Generation 2.). So in some ways, this play-through feels new to me. XD

Really that's about it for what I played yesterday. I mean I hadn't really decide on a team yet, outside playing around with the three starters. I guess I'll mention really quick who is in my party:

- Torchic, Level 9
- Beldum, Level 6 (Nintendo Network Giveaway one)
- Treecko, Level 16 (He was at Day Care when he got to level 16, so he didn't evolve)
- Mudkip, Level 13
- Surskit, Level 5
- Poochyena, Level 5

And yes, I hadn't nicknamed any of my Pokemon. I should probably do that when I find the Name Rater. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention that I met Wally (He is such a cutie.). Actually I guess it is a given that I have met him. XD

But yeah, that's about it for my first day in Pokemon Omega Ruby. I am not sure if I am going to be playing it today, especially considering I decided to start watching Star Trek: Voyager today.

Hm...I don't know if I have mention here, but I finished Deep Space Nine last month. I thought it was pretty good and its currently my favorite Star Trek series. But anyway, to get back on topic, the next Pokelog probably won't be up till Tuesday, assuming I played it on Monday.

Alright, I rambled enough here. I am sorry if this was boring entry for you to read. Thank you though for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day. I'll talk you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2014


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Smash Omega Ruby Day

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Real Life, Video Games, Pokemon, Nintendo, LEGO, Random Nov 21 2014 · 122 views

Hey, folks. It been awhile since I wrote a blog entry, so I thought I would pop in today and give a little update. Really there's not much to update you folks on since not a whole lot been going on with me. I just been working and doing the usual stuff (Reading stuff on BZP, watching videos, and playing video games).

Oh, and I don't think I mention here, but I am excited for BIONICLE 2015 (GEAR FUNCTIONS! Oh, how I missed them.). I will admit I am a bit behind of some news about it though. But it is on my to do list to watch all BZPower videos about BIONICLE 2014 during my holiday break next month. So hopefully I'll be up to speed by then and maybe I can comment in more detail about it. XD We'll see, I guess.

But anyway, as the title of entry say, I got my copies of Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Pokemon Omega Ruby today. And I must say I am excited to play them (lol And yet here I am writing this entry rather than just play them already. XD). Hopefully maybe I can play a match or something with some of you folks at some point.

EDITED: Oh, and I am bring back Pokelog on here, so expected to see entry about the start of my journey through Pokemon Omega Ruby tomorrow.

Speaking of that, if you hadn't added me on the Wii U or 3DS, here's my friend code and Nintendo ID in case you want to do that:

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5412-9992-6542

Wii U - Nintendo Network ID

BZPJMJ64

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Alright, I think I rambled enough here. I am going off now to go play Smash. So thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day. Talk to later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2014


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General Rambling - Pokemon Symphony & BIONICLE Thoughts

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in LEGO, Random, Pokemon, Real Life Oct 06 2014 · 106 views

Hey, folks. As mention in last entry (Which I have deleted now since I thought it was a pointless entry since all I wrote in it was that I was going to Pokemon Symphony.), I thought I should pop in today and give a quick update for you folks.

So yeah, I guess I’ll start off with how the Pokemon Symphony went.

Well, personally I thought it was a fantastic event. After all, I got a ton of streetpasses (About 30 or so Miis in my Plaza. I could have gotten more, but some of mini-games like Spaceship one make clearing the Plaza take awhile.) and I got to listen to awesome renditions of Pokemon music.

I also got to meet two awesome BZPers (Aanchir & Lyichir) for first time, while I was there. I kind wish I could talk to them more than I did, but unfortunately there wasn’t a lot of time for that. That and well, I don’t think our seats weren’t in same area (They may have had lawn seats since those are cheaper.).

But anyway, the only really bad thing about that day has I got be the fact that my annoying nervous condition started acting up again (REF: BrickFair VA entry), so I unfortunately I threw up my dinner as soon as we got there.

So yeah, that wasn’t great. But at least, I had the sense to get out of my friend’s car before it happened. I wish I could found a trash can or something though as unfortunately I upchucked on grass covered parking lot. *embarrassed*

Before anyone mentions, yes, I know I should probably see a doctor about this considering how often it has occurred. And well, I planned to at some point...

*sigh* … I’ll be honest with you folks. I kind of have a bit of fear about going to hospitals and seeing doctors. Mostly because I worried they will tell me that something wrong with me will require expensive surgery or medication.

I guess my surgery fear comes from my childhood scoliosis appointments as I will admit I often worried back then that the curve in my spine would progress and I would need surgery for it. And well, the thought of being cut open scares me. *shrugs*

As for medication, that fear is mostly because I am not good at swallowing pills and well, medicine tends to be expensive.

… Alright, I think I’ll get off this topic now as I doubt it is that interesting to read about someone talking about their fears. Uh, let’s talk about my thoughts on BIONICLE returning. That’s a better topic, right?

Where to begin? Well, I think it is cool that LEGO is bringing it back, although I do have to wonder what made them decide to bring it back now as it does seem odd to bring it back after only four years. *shrugs*

Not that I am complaining, but I would be interested in finding out what made them want to give the theme another try.

But anyway, I guess I’ll answer this question next: Would you want BIONICLE 2015 story to be continuation or reboot? Personally I prefer a plain old reboot as that way everyone could start fresh with the theme and it would make it easier on LEGO to make changes (Such as Gender Ratios) without worrying about past story’s rules.

I think a continuation will just have too much baggage involved and it would confuse new fans, especially if it was particularly old fan friendly with it.

Alright, next question: Do you plan on buying BIONICLE 2015 sets? That depends on what they are like really.

I will admit I am not too fond of Hero Factory method of building (Mostly because from what I seen of it, there is not much to it as you just slap armor on a skeleton.). So if it is a lot like that, I might not be that quick to pick them up. *shrugs* Eh...Again, it depends really. I actually thought this year's Hero Factory sets looked interesting (Of course, I didn't buy any. XD I blame video games. That and well, lack of space.).

So yeah, I am reserving my judgment until after I seen the sets firsthand.

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Alright, I think I ramble enough for this entry. Oh, wait...

Before I go, I guess I should mention that I got Super Smash Bros for 3DS last Saturday. So if any of you want to do a match with me, feel free to PM me.

But anyway, thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day. Talk to later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2014


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General Rambling - Work, Star Trek, Korra, ect.

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Random, Video Games, Real Life Jul 27 2014 · 107 views

Hey, folks. I thought I would pop in today and give a general life update since it has been awhile since I have done one.

I guess I'll start by mentioning how my job been going. Its been going pretty good, I think. I mean I still have it, so obvious that's good. XD And well, business wise we have been getting plenty of work this year (It is a bit slow this month, but that usually how it is in July since the company does have a little two week shut down at start of it.). So yeah, it been good.

I could probably ramble a lot about my job here, but I doubt it be that interesting for you folks to read. I don't really do anything exciting. I am just an office worker that handles database and planning stuff for the manufacturing of helicopter parts (Mostly hogout and sheet metal parts) in our machine shop. So yeah, probably not most interesting job to ramble about here. XD

Alright, so moving on, I guess I could mention here that I finished Star Trek: The Next Generation last weekend. I got say after watching it, I can definitely see why people like Star Trek. It's a great series. I must admit though I was sad to see TNG end though. I am going to miss Picard and his crew. Speaking of Star Trek, I just started watching Star Trek: Deep Space Nine this weekend and I got say I am liking it so far. (I am currently watching it as I write this actually. XD I am on Season 1, Episode 11.)

Okay, I think I ramble enough about Star Trek here. Hm...Let's see what else can talk about. Well, Book 3 of Korra has been pretty good so far. I am a bit disappointed that Spirits hadn't been involved in this book's plot though. I mean I would expected them to play a bigger role in story since Harmonic Convergence occurred.

That being said, I like the storylines for this season, especially the backstory about Lin's family. I would ramble more about Korra series, but I don't want to end up accidentally spoil something for people that I hadn't watch the latest season yet.

So moving right along, uh... I was going talk about video games. I hadn't really play much this week, outside of Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Which I mostly went on to clean up Redbrook since I planning to try and get back into the game.).

Hm...I probably should finish 999 at some point. I only like two ending away from 100% it. Oh, and I probably should start Edgeworth's Ace Attorney at some point. XD So many games to play yet so little time.

Alright, I think I rambled enough about stuff here. It was probably a boring read really. I am sorry for that. Uh...I guess while I am here, I might as well wish BZPower a belated birthday since anniversary week ends today. Happy Birthday, BZPower! I hope the site lives to see another 13 years. Hopefully I'll still be around to see this great site continue to grow with time.

Thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day. Talk to later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2014


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Ask JMJ Anything Entry 3

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Random Jul 24 2014 · 167 views

BUMPED 07/24/2014: Bumping since the AMA fad is back. XD So yeah, asking me anything, if you want.

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Hey, folks. As the title says, this is the third entry for asking me anything (See 2nd here and 1st here.). Basically you folks just ask me questions here that you want me to answer.

Okay, that's all I really have to say for this entry. So go ahead and ask me some questions, if you want. And well, if you don't want to, thanks for at least reading this entry.

- JMJ 2014


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Steam Summer Sale Report & General Rambling...

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Random, Steam, Video Games Jun 30 2014 · 135 views

Hey, folks. I thought I should pop in today and share what I brought from Summer Steam Sale this year. So without further ado, here's my list:

For Myself:
- The Wolf Among Us, Sale Price: $8.49 (Normal Price: $24.99)
- The Walking Dead, Sale Price: $6.24 (Normal Price: $24.99)

Total spent on self: $14.73
Total saved on self: $35.25

For others (Gifts):
- The Witcher: Enhanced Edtion (2 Copies), Sale Price: $1.99 X 2 = $3.98 (Normal Price: $9.99 X 2 = $19.98)
- The Witcher 2 (2 Copies), Sale Price: $3.99 X 2 = $7.98 (Normal Price: $19.99 X 2 = $39.98)
- Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary, Sale Price: $13.59 (Normal Price: $39.99)
- Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (2 Copies), Sale Price: $14.99 X 2 = $29.98 (Normal Price: $29.99 X 2 = $59.98)
- The Wolf Among Us (2 Copies), Sale Price: $8.49 X 2 = $16.98 (Normal Price: $24.99 X 2 = $49.98)
- The Last Remnant, Sale Price: $2.49 (Normal Price: $9.99)
- The LEGO Movie Video Game, Sale Price: $7.49 (Normal Price: $29.99)

Total spent on others: $82.49
Total saved on others: $167.40

Max Total Spent: $97.22
Max Total Saved: $202.65

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Well, that's pretty much everything that I brought for this Steam Sale. Yeah, I know I brought more stuff for others rather than myself. I can't help it. XD

In other news, I am on vacation from work this week (Like usually since we always have a couple of shut down weeks in July.). I can't say I have any plans really, outside of work on making something for BioniLUG display for BrickFair VA. That and well, driving practice since I would like to try to get my license by November this year.

Speaking of BrickFair VA, I don't think I mention this here yet, but I did buy visitor tickets for that. So you folks might see me on the Saturday visitor day (Assuming nothing comes up.). I try my best to say hello, if I do end up being there.

Alright, that's enough from me. I hope you all have a great day and thank you for taking the time to read this. Talk to you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2014


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General Rambling: Apollo Justice, Life, ect.

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Real Life, Video Games, Random May 26 2014 · 130 views

Hey, folks. I thought I pop in today and let you all know how things are going lately since it has been awhile.
 
Hm...Where to begin? Well, to start right off, I beat Apollo Justice yesterday. I must say it was fun ride, especially that last case.
 
Really that case alone kind tipped my opinion of the game from being mixed to loving it. I just love how all threads from Apollo's cases all seem to come together for that case. It was great. That and well, I really like the characters in this game (Ema, Prosecutor Gavin, Apollo Justice, ect.).
 
So with that said, where I rank this game in comparison to three other games? Well, let's take a look, folks.
 
- Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations
- Ace Attorney: Apollo Justice
- Ace Attorney: Phoenix Wright
- Ace Attorney: Justice For All
 
Hm...I should probably note that I actually would probably Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice on equal ground (as in they both would been number 2 on my list). But I felt new mechanics introduced in Apollo Justice did give a bit of an edge, so I ended up placing it ahead of Phoenix Wright for that reason.
 
*shrugs* Really its kind hard ranking these games as for most part, I like them all a lot. So yeah, I wouldn't be surprised if how I am ranking these games now suddenly changes if I were to play one of them again.
 
But anyway, with Apollo Justice done, I guess I'll be moving on to Ace Attorney Investigations now. I am not sure if I am going start it today though (Considering its like almost 10 PM here, I don't exactly have time to start it anyway today.). I might wait till the weekend.
 
Alright, moving right along, I guess I'll talk a bit about life here. Uh...Not much is really going on me, beside usual stuff (Go to work, sit on my computer for hours on end, ect.). *shrugs*
 
I guess its worth mentioning that my sister got her license recently (and well, a car. She has Chevrolet Spark.), so I guess I probably be working on getting mines now. Well, actually there is not guessing involved since they bugged me for major of this weekend about it. That being said I hadn't actually gone out driving this weekend. It just...I don't really feel very comfortable about the idea right now. *shrugs*
 
Uh...I was going to ramble about more stuff here, but considering how late it is now, I should probably just call it here. I am sorry if this entry was kind of a dull read. I hope you all have a great day and thank you for taking the time to read this. Talk to you later, BZPers. 
 
- JMJ 2014


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22 Years of Life and 4 Years of Employment

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Random, Real Life Apr 20 2014 · 127 views

Hey, folks. I thought I pop in and share how my B-Day went today.
 
Really there is not much to say. I didn't exactly do anything special. I mostly just treated it like a normal day. Well, I should say a normal weekend day as otherwise I would been at work for most of the day.
 
But anyway, I basically I just watched a lot of Star Trek: The Next Generation today (I am currently on season 3.). So yeah, I wouldn't say it is very productive or eventful day. Not that I am complaining though as I like chill days like this.
 
Hm...What else should I mention? Well, I got some cards from relatives and I also got two gifts from a friend of mines. Uh...I had some cake with my dinner. I unfortunately don't have a picture of it though. It basically looks like an Easter Egg, if you really that curious. Oh, and I have some chocolates too.
 
That's all I really have to say about my birthday. As a side note, yesterday was my 4th anniversary of being employed. I don't really anything say about that, beside obvious that I am rather graceful to still have this job.
 
In other news, it seems that next Saturday (April 26th) my friend and I are going to check out the public day for Philly BrickFest, so that I should be a fun little trip (Its much shorter trip than one to BrickFair VA.). I'll be sure to take a bunch of pictures from that to show you folks. Oh, and if you are also going, I probably be wearing my BZPower shirt, so I probably be easy to notice (Whether or not I can buck up courage to introduce myself to anyone is the real question.).
 
Alright, that's enough from me for today. I apologize if this was kind of boring read. I hope you all have a great day and thank you for taking the time to read this. Talk to you later, BZPers.
 
- JMJ 2014


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General Rambling: Warehouse 13, VLR, Contest, Star Trek, ect.

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Random Apr 14 2014 · 72 views

Hey, folks. I thought I pop in and ramble here for a bit.
 
I'll right off with some BZPower related news. I have start brainstorm some ideas for my next blog hosted contest here; which at this point, I am leaning toward a contest similar to those host in LEGO-Based Creations forums (AKA a MOC based contest, obviously) with possibly a theme involvlng the LEGO Movie. Like I said though, I am still brainstorming stuff about that, so I guess I'll keep you folks post on it.
 
Hm...I just thought of something. Is anyone here good at making banners and stuff? I kind think it might help to have a banner or something for this contest since I know the raffles that I hosted here last time, they didn't get as much entrants as I was hoping (The shirts especially. I still got bunch of small BZPower shirts. I'll have see about dropping those off at Purple Heart or something.). So I thought maybe a banner could help it in some way. *shrugs*
 
Obviously I don't have my ideas on this contest finalized yet, so maybe I am asking this question a bit early. Still I guess it doesn't hurt to ask to at least see if anyone interested in helping me out as I am not really good at graphic design stuff. And well, I would probably be willing to pay you in some way for your help (And obviously I would source you as creator of the banner in the entry.).
 
Alright, moving away from that topic, I thought I should mention while I am here that final season of Warehouse 13 started today (I actually just finished watching it.). I am not going talk in detail about it since I obviously don't want to spoil things for you folks that I might of miss it today as you weren't aware it was coming back. I will say this though, I enjoyed tonight's episode and I am looking forward to what the next five episodes have in store for us (I am hoping the writers can put off an ending that I can like for it.).
 
In other news, last Saturday, I got a copy of VLR since you folks convinced me last entry to get it (I'll admit it didn't take much considering as I was already thinking of getting it. XD). I hadn't play it though and I hadn't finish 999 like I was hoping to last week.
 
This mostly because when I was finishing the Safe Ending last Monday, it kind kept me up too late. So I kind of mentally decided that I should take break from it for my sleep schedule's sake and I was going play it last weekend. But I never did because I got distracted by some spring cleaning then, which I am probably going to do more of this week.
 
So yeah, I am not sure when I am going finish 999. But once I do, I guess I play VLR next. Well, actually maybe I should go back to Apollo Justice. I mean I only have two cases left in that. *shrugs* I have to make up my mind about that later. XD
 
Okay, so I got one more thing ramble about here. What's that? Well, last Saturday (After watching my Pacific Rim DVD)  I decided to take the plunge into Star Trek. I couldn't start from beginning though since it doesn't look like Netflix has first series, so I started with Star Trek: The Next Generation and I must say I am enjoying so far (I have watched at least 12 episodes.). Not much to say beside that, I mean I doubt you folks want to read me rambling in detail about a show from the late 80s.
 
Alright, I rambled enough for today. I apologize if this was kind of boring read. I hope you all have a great day and thank you for taking the time to read this. Talk to you later, BZPers.
 
- JMJ 2014






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Name: Jedi Master J. (JMJ or J)
First name: John
Age: 22 (April 20th)
Gender: Male (Cis - He/Him/His pronouns)
Orientation: Heterosexual
Ethnicity: Mixed (Irish, German, ect.)
Nationality: American
Location: Southeastern PA, USA
Occupation: Engineering Assistant at a small machine shop
Education: Public School / Community College (Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology)
Language(s): English
Religion: Raised Roman Catholic, but agnostic by choice
Political Party: Democrat (Liberal)

Random Facts About Myself
Height: 5'7"
Shoe Size: 10W
I.Q.: 100
Hair color: Dark Brown
Eye color: Blue
Favorite Color: Red
Hand used when writing: Right

Interests: LEGO, Bionicle, Star Wars, Legend of Zelda Games, Nintendo games, and Harry Potter (Check Interest list in my Profile for more information.)
Fan of BIONICLE since: The beginning, but I wasn't that interest in it until the late 2003
Hobbies: Drawing, reading, writing, collecting BIONICLE/LEGO sets, playing Video Games and riding my bike.

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I hope you enjoy my Blog. Thank you for visiting, please come again.

-JMJ 2014

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