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Farewell 2013

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games, Real Life Dec 31 2013 · 82 views
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And let us salute the best part of the year. The year of our fabulous overlord, Luigi.
 
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We'll never forget you Luigi!


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In this our glorious Year of Luigi

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games Dec 19 2013 · 111 views
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This is the most important gif of the year (of Luigi).


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PSA: Miiverse for 3DS is now live!

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games Dec 09 2013 · 137 views
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For those of you who don't have a Wii U but do have 3DS, you can now get in on the Miiverse fun! The major 3DS update that includes Miiverse just went live!
 
If you want to follow me my handle on Miiverse is Kohakuchan.
 
You can also find it here on the website:
https://miiverse.nin...sers/Kohakuchan
 
Miiverse is pretty awesome and I recommend that everyone checks it out.
 
UPDATE: There is also an update for streetpass.
 
You can also post screenshots to Miiverse with the 3DS. To do this suspend the game with the home button. Then open Miiverse and hit post. Choose a screenshot (top or bottom screen) then add some text or a drawing and hit post!


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Thanksgiving

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games, Real Life Nov 30 2013 · 105 views
life
I have a few updates for everyone. First off this week has been super busy so I was unable to post the next lovely story. Sorry about that.
 
I did have some good things happen though! But first I do want to thank a few people. I wouldn't be here if it weren't for all of you.
 
These people are (in no particular order):
Jedi Master J.
Alku
Hahli Husky
Princess Grr
My friends at Squishbag
My darling Aleks
And pretty much everyone I've talked to this year
 
Seriously, this past year has been tough and sadly I don't foresee things getting better anytime soon. Physically and emotionally it has been tough. More than once my thoughts turned dark. But my friends have been a great help. Thank you!
 
My dad was home for Thanksgiving and is doing much better. He is taking things easy right now.
 
In more good news on Thanksgiving we got to play a bit of 4-player Super Mario 3D World(Thanks Alku!) with the family that hosted us when we had to evacuate. The game is a lot of fun with four people and you should all try it.
 
We also went to see The Hunger Games: Catching Fire today with them, I fully recommend that movie too.
 
I also managed to pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds using amazon gift cards from doing some surveys. This game is really good, the best Zelda game in ages. It has some amazing puzzles and feels like a classic Zelda game.
 
Unfortunately, upon arriving home today, we could smell burning in the car, so we opened the hood. It needs oil... but... it appears there is an oil leak somewhere too. So this is another thing we have to deal with so our car doesn't break. Ughhhhh >_<


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Updates~

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games, Real Life Nov 17 2013 · 108 views
pet, life, hurricane sandy
Okay, here is where things stand.
 
We are still getting information on contractors for our house and such, we met with one who claims that they can come very close to the amount that NY Rising wants to give out. Hopefully this will work out.
 
Bad news, FEMA rent money is gone and then there is our cat.
 
As you know our cat, Pickles had some major health issues and she had to stay overnight at the veterinarian office for three days. She was on an IV and getting shots. In her health condition most cats would have been knocked out. She is a little fighter and kept moving. She followed the treatment plan and improved very fast. It will include insulin for her diabetes and medicine for an infection she has.
 
Sadly she is diabetic and will have to get two daily insulin shots, the good news is cats can get better. This would be ideal as the insulin cost $200 a bottle. Which is a lot.
 
The cost of her stay depleted a lot of the funds we had managed to save up as it cost $3000.
 
Honestly though, I don't think it would have been right to give up an our pet, especially as she fought on and got better. (And she wanted to kill the vets.)
 
She is home and she had a little check up yesterday with them and she has continued to improve.
 
Needless to say this week has sucked.
 
In all of the chaos I wasn't able to post the story last Sunday. I will be continuing to post them and I will post one tomorrow. As a bonus though I did find another cute story that I am considering posting in addition. I am also considering testing a few new things such as a mini-series that will be posted on my blog (and eventually elsewhere) called You Should Play. It will focus on games. I already have the first one picked out and it follows the LGBT theme. I think it will be enjoyed and a pretty cool thing to do. The first game will also be free to download.
 
So yes a lot of bad things have happened but I am trying so hard to not give up. Even though honestly, sometimes that is all I want to do.


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Wind Waker HD - Ship Log 02

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games Nov 07 2013 · 222 views
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We've seen some exciting sights on the high seas! This time we visited a forest in the ocean.
 
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Such a massive tree. It is huge.
 
We made our way to another dungeon and we became afflicted with spiky balls.
 
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After dealing with Mothula and a ton of other beasties we found a large door...
 
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And we found a very deadly plant! It ate a Korok named Makar! I think I'm next!
 
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Oh.... no!
 
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Once we managed to beat the evil plant we found Makar! (He was covered in plant goo! Ewww!)
 
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After getting some supplies we headed out to the great sea....
 
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A G-GHOST SHIP!
 
Next time on Kohaku plays Wind Waker HD we explore more of the great sea!


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Wind Waker HD - Ship Log 01

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games Nov 02 2013 · 254 views
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So yesterday I started The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD... and now I will present to you the first part of the Adventures of Link Kohaku. The first part of our adventure didn't have any pictures, however once I got the Picto Box... everything changed. Also of note I am playing it on Hero Mode, so no hearts will appear and double damage is taken.
 
For those who are interested and have a Miiverse account you can follow along here:
https://miiverse.nin...sers/Kohakuchan
 
We'll start off at Dragon Roost Island... we met Zephos...
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And we wrote a little poem:
Cyclos is red. Zephos is green. The gods of the wind can be pretty mean.
 
This led to an interesting comment on Miiverse which can be viewed here: https://miiverse.nin...CAADzUgNpeNQssQ
 
We talked to Komali who was hugging Din's Pearl:
 
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Can we just stop and comment on how amazing that room looks?
 
And we made our way into the first dungeon:
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After killing a bunch of things we made our way to the boss: Gohma.
 
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And we promptly died taking the picture...
 
GAME OVER.
 
After some coming back to life... the boss bit the dust.
 
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We got some nice words from Komali and wondered why a Tingle bottle was in a pond...
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And then made our way into the great sea without weapons...
 
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We were promptly eaten.
 
THE END...?


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Swapnote

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games Nov 01 2013 · 130 views
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To all of the friends I've had the pleasure of sending ridiculous and crazy drawings/notes to:
 
Well, it has been fun, but seeing as Nintendo has officially shuttered the service... I guess we won't be able to send crazy things to each other anymore.
 
I'll miss those crazy notes...
 
And the stationary...
 
Farewell, Swapnote, you were one of my favorite apps on the 3DS.
 
I'll miss sending crazy and horrible drawings to you guys ;_;
 
(Rumor down the grapevine has it the move was also to make way for Miiverse on the 3DS.)
 
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Links

Posted by Kohaku , in Real Life, Video Games Jul 26 2013 · 95 views
Miiverse
Have some links. You can see them in my bio block. (My 3DS content block has finally been updated too.)
 
I have more links to add in the future too...  a link to the project I've been working on for ages.
 
Enjoy my Miiverse and Twitter. Expect a lot of Nintendo based things on both.


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Animal Crossing Item Trade

Posted by Kohaku , in Animal Crossing, Video Games Jul 24 2013 · 113 views
Animal Crossing, Tom Nook
We all have things we need and want in Animal Crossing. We all have extras of the billion Nintendo items so here I'm going to list some of the things that I am looking for and things I have to trade.
 
Want:
Bullet Bill Cannon
Toad Hat
Blue Pikmin Hat
Fire Bars
Golden items/gold nuggets
 
Have:
Samus Mask x2
Big Bro's Hat
Big Bro's mustache
Majora's Mask
1-up Mushroom x2
Kart
Yoshi's Egg x2
Super Star
Silver Slingshot
Metroid
Pikmin
Yellow Pikmin Hat
Super Mushroom
 
Aleks has:
Goal Pole x3
Bad Bro's Stache x2
Peach's Parasol
Super Star x3
1Up Mushroom
Fire Flower
Arwing x4
Yellow Pikmin Cap
Red Pikmin Cap
Triforce
Samus Mask x2
Fi Mask
Balloon Dresser
Balloon Sofa
Balloon Chair
Balloon Clock

 
This list will be updated if anyone is interested and it is by no means complete. Feel free to ask me about anything!


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What a week!

Posted by Kohaku , in Other, Lego, Real Life, Video Games Jul 21 2013 · 86 views
Hurricane Sandy, Progress, Lego
So this past week has been insane.
 
Let's start with saying it was HOT HOT HOT!
 
Good news first!
I managed to pick up my first Lego set in ages as it was 50% off at Walmart, the box was opened and the stickers and one instruction book was missing, but overall worth it. It was set #76003 Superman: Battle of Smallville. It is hard to pass up a Lego set that is discounted so much! I also picked up one of the Series 10 Minifigs for $1 on clearance. It was the last one they had and I got a nice baseball player. I almost forgot the satisfying feel of Lego as they snapped together.
 
Atlus just released a game that we also decided to pick up using some Amazon credit that we have, Shin Megami Tensei IV. I played a little bit of it and the second tutorial/lesson killed me. They said it would be hard and they were NOT kidding. Of course this got Aleks and myself a $30 eShop credit and we can't figure out what game to put that towards! If anyone has opinions I would love to hear them.
 
Earthbound. Just Earthbound.
 
We also had two lovely volunteer groups at our house this past week tearing things out and helping to remove parts of the condemned house. It was hard to watch, and I didn't know there was still so much stuff left. The house no longer has floors and a lot of the insulation is gone. The good news is that it was built before they started using asbestos. If it had that removing the house would cost so much more. We have made progress with getting the permits for it (and for our house). The process is more complicated because the lots are technically too small for the houses by modern codes.
 
You can see all of the new images right here.
 
That is where the good news ends. Just when we started to get progress... our car broke down. The thermostat and its housing and cables pretty much exploded. This delay has cost us more money (that we don't have) and more time. The irony here is that we had just purchased an air conditioner for Aleks' grandfather and we were taking it home. To get ourselves and the air conditioner the three miles back home it cost us about $40. Not to mention the cost of fixing the car. Here is a picture of our car on the flatbed!
 


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So, I heard you wanna party!

Posted by Kohaku , in Animal Crossing, FABULOUS, Video Games Jun 23 2013 · 585 views
Mario Party, Link, Zelda
Here are some Animal Crossing QR Codes.
 
From Mario Party and there is one from the Legend of Zelda. All of these were designed by me~
 
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I've also designed Link's shirt from the beginning of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker.
 
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Posted by Kohaku , in Video Games Jun 19 2013 · 144 views

So, who here has it and hasn't added me?
 
If so add me!
 
As for fruit, I have oranges, and well pretty much all of the fruit growing now. So I can supply fruit if you need it.
 
I can also give my Dream Address:
5500-2146-7679

 
Have an awesome little banner instead!
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Life Update

Posted by Kohaku , in Real Life, BZPower, Video Games Jun 04 2013 · 161 views
still alive
So... what has been going on in my life for the past month?
 
Well, we've been running around to appointments almost every day for various things. It has been very exhausting and there hasn't been much time to relax. Needless to say I haven't been on BZPower much, nor have I been able to finish something I've been meaning to get done.
 
Sadly, the government still sucks at getting us aid regarding Sandy. FEMA money for housing is going to run out soon... and insurance is still trying to not pay anything. Needless to say money is running out and I will be honest I am freaking terrified of what might happen.
 
Terrified.
 
In my limited free time and relaxation time I have been playing a few video games on the Wii U and 3DS, in part thanks to a birthday gift of an eShop card from a friend. That went to Animal Crossing/Fire Emblem DLC/The Legend of Zelda Oracle of Seasons/Ages. I have also been enjoying my 2nd Super Metroid playthrough. So gaming has been a good way to relieve a bit of stress. Heck aside from a few other places on the internet it has been the only way of stress relief for us.

Hopefully I can get my big gaming related project online soon. This is something that I've had in my heart in various forms for years. Seeing it come to life has definitely helped keep me going.
 
I would also like to thank Jedi Master J. He is still awesome and seriously one of the best people I know.
 
Anyway, I'm going to hope that I can be online a bit more this month. If anything I will be posting my E3 thoughts... if I'm not playing Animal Crossing.
 
Can we just move to an Animal Crossing town? It seems really peaceful and stable and we could really use that.
 
My avatar on here and my twitter avatar have something to do with my secret project... I wonder what it is?


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The past month

Posted by Kohaku , in BZPower, Lego, Rant, Real Life, Video Games May 05 2013 · 44 views
life
The past month has been very busy for me. I've been exhausted most of the time and have only been home in the evenings. That said there are some (very short) highlights.
 
I've been playing a lot of Lego City: Undercover for the Wii U... I wonder just how good that game is?
 
The Rayman challenges app on the Wii U is a lot of fun too.
 
I got to hang out in NYC with my boyfriend and an awesome friend yesterday. My legs hurt from all the walking.
 
Iron Man 3 is awesome go watch it.
 
As for life things... still nothing new on the house front and we can't fix things until the insurance company gives us money. And we can't accept the small offers they have given us as you can't fix a house with the numbers they are offering and ahhhhhh.
 
Free Comic book day brought us free comics.
 
The project Aleks and I are working on now has a mascot character and I am so excited for it.
 
Jedi Master J is an awesome friend and one of the coolest people ever.
 
Also it is my Birthday and this month feels good. This month feels good to me.






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