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System Shock 2: Surviving The OSA – Part 2

System Shock 2: Surviving The OSA – Part 2

“They see you! Run…RUN!!!” I don’t need telling twice – time to Foxtrot Oscar. Run down the corridor, hang left, take the next right… shit, security camera… double back. Owww, fuck, a shotgun slug to MY back. Go right again instead of left, and hide,…

My Childish Things

My Childish Things

During the fading hours of my university career, I began working at the Subway on my university campus. It was relatively easy work for decent pay, and helped me fund some of my gaming and drinking at the time (when really I should have been…

Tabletop Games: Welcome To The Revolution

Tabletop Games: Welcome To The Revolution

Here at GamingLives we like to keep an eye on current trends and popular movements in the gaming scene (well, a very lazy eye, at least). We like to think we can generally predict when the next ‘big thing’ is going to happen and,…

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 1

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 1

There are plenty of games in the PC Gaming Hall of Fame, but very few are as critically acclaimed as System Shock 2, the player-destroying product of a collaboration between Irrational Games and Looking Glass Studios. As a young gamer, back in 1999, it flew…