Tag Archives: Prodigy

LOTRO: 2 Liebster again!

5 Aug


Haffle from Level Up Haffle (formally the Malaysian Gamer blog) has liebered me …it’s no hassle so I’ll hustle some answers!

Tsuhelm/TsuEveCreative, quirky, fun and entertaining with everything Lotro and Eve, Tsu’s brilliant mind will be suited for this!’

WOW if I ever write a book I want that on the cover! THX 🙂

The Questions

How did you get into blogging?

I had tried to blog at its height when I was out travelling: 2 years Spain, Europe tour and then South America. But I was uninspired and soon stopped. After settling down in Argentina, bored at work, I had just started to get into LOTRO big time, I decided to start a gaming blog, this time I simply couldn’t get the dammed top back on and my madness has been pouring out ever since… surely a mismanagement of time at work but I do not regret a single word blogged!

Describe yourself using a song…

FIRESTARTER – Prodigy…all punky and spiky on the outside but inside am just a big old soft pop kinda guy!

Favourite video game character and why.

Oh this is gonna be a tough one, historically would be Sonic cos it was the first ever gaming character that caught my imagination in game and without!

What was the first video game you played?

Probably space invaders…

My top 15 games, chronologically ordered: https://tsuhelm.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/lotro-how-the-hell-did-i-get-here/

Favorite snack while gaming?

Beer…or whiskey… not really a snacker more of a glugger!

If there was one video game out there that you’d like to see made into a movie (that isn’t already a movie or in production), what would it be and why?

Vagrant Story cos I just want to see more of the twisted world of Valendia, and if they made a movie they may even make another game!!!

Describe your perfect holiday.

Beach, waves, surf, beer, frisbee, happy kids n wife, good food, good weather (but not so good that it removes the waves!) and friends. FUN! Maybe a good book or some portable gaming. Throw in a great pub and a pool table, a swimming pool and I am pretty much in heaven.

Beer, wine, liquor or alcohol free?

Beer (although I have cut back to only on special occasions), so nowadays its wine, wine, and wine. I do have rather good taste in cocktails too… I find nothing wrong in drinking a well-crafted cosmopolitan! Oh and a nice single malt is a luxury I rather like from time to time, the closest I can afford in Argentina is a glass of JD every so often!

If you could work at a game company/developer of your choice, which would it be and why?

SEGA or SQUARE … cos I am not WORTHY! I would be a willing door mat for them!

What was in your opinion, the worst video game you’ve ever played?

Too many to list, way too many!

Kindle or books?

BOOKS! Pages were invented for turning…My fav books post

Ikeas Bookbook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOXQo7nURs0

The wrap…

If you think you are suffering from deja-vu you are not:


OK Haffle I am not gonna pass around the liebstick but as you are now going to be blogging about your other gaming interests as well, how about sharing your TOP ALL-TIME 15 GAMES… I wonder if it resurrects this old doozy!

EVE: Outta Space and Raven

27 May

The Ancient Gaming Noob continues to excite me with his EVE online coverage: this time a post about Ravens!

It all kinda frustrates me as another attempt to get outta space failed, due to my RW hardware but this old tune by one of my fav bands, The Prodigy, popped into my head:

and thereafter another fav band, The Stranglers:


Fly Straight With Perfection
Find Me A New Direction
You Never Realised The Things They Say
We’ll Never Realise Until We’re Dead
The Fires They Burn Along The Coast Of Triumphs
The Ebony Embittered Souls Of Children
We’ll Seek Another Way Before Too Long
But Will You Stop My Wind Before I’m Gone
And When You Find Me All Alone
Your World Has Never Been My Own
And When You Find Me
And When You Find Me All Alone
Your World Has Never Been My Own
My Friend Your Black And When You Fly You’re Wild
I Am White Sometimes I Behave Just Like A Child
The Northern Seas Are Cold But They’re Our Own
We’ll Sail Your Southern Seas Before Too Long
When I Was A Viking
My Friend He Was The Raven
The Stranglers – “The Raven”

LOTRO: Misdeeds 13 Goblin Town…

17 Mar


Tsukuld deposed the king of Goblin Town. The king is dead, long live the king.

‘Clap! Snap! the black crack!
Grip, grab! Pinch, nab!
And down down to Goblin-town
You go, my lad!
Clash, crash! Crush, smash!
Hammer and tongs! Knocker and gongs!
Pound, pound, far underground!
Ho, ho! my lad!
Swish, smack! Whip crack!
Batter and beat! Yammer and bleat!
Work, work! Nor dare to shirk,
While Goblins quaff, and Goblins laugh,
Round and round far underground
Below, my lad!’

JRR Tolkien – The Hobbit

Tolkien Gateway


That green geezer is he a member of Prodigy, Keith Flint? Got the poison. Got the remedy. Got the pulsating rhythmical remedy. That is some trolling drum n bass! Just like the Goblin Town musical number in the Hobbit…


A contemplative picnic, sushi anyone?

gollum sushi


Nice graffiti. And the real thing, Graffiti that is by SmugOne:


So Tsukuld fully explored Goblin Town to find all the POI’s and also all of Bilbo’s buttons… I used the Brasse’s Goblin Town map when I got too lost.


And will ya Adam n Eve it, wrapped up all of the explorer deeds of Misty Mountains.

Only Wargs (300+) and a few Snow Beasts to go until My little war pony time…. I am starting to get excited…

LOTRO: TSUHELM Implodes Then Turns Into An Angry Bird

4 Sep

‘I got the poison.
I got the remedy.
I got the pulsating rhythmical remedy.’

‘Poison’ – Prodigy

The Guardian discusses imploding GAMERS: Gamer implosion!


This term has been discussed a lot of late…

Someone who plays games…in the old days I imagine it could be cards (Does one fancy a game of Whist?) or chess…

Then it was Monopoly or Scrabble: horrible vices were propagated: greed and vocabulary.

Now co-opted as ‘computer game player’.

A long, long time ago this meant pubescent boys then demographic shifted to single men and now probably covers anything that can interact with a digital device…

Deep Blue playing chess on a computer (If I am not confused he became a free diver and eventually swam off with dolphins…or was that Deeper Blue!) or …goldfish playing pokemon…but this led to: 2 fish duking it out: FISH PLAY STREETFIGHTER 

So is this the End of days for ‘gamers’ as gaming becomes mainstream?

Let the idiots implode and the next generation will walk over their small, yet messy remains…

‘I got the poison, I got the remedy, I got the poison for your remedy!’

GAMERS will die out in the end…as ‘gaming’ gets more and more mainstream.

I suppose one day it will be as innocuous as TV…although I would say that about many games on mobile platforms already…


Adult women largest gaming demographic


Thanks to Casual Strolling through MMOs for this heads up…great stuff.


So no more are GAMERS all those sad boys…they are now ADULT WOMEN!

What changed all the boys into women!

OFFICIAL HEALTH SCARE: playing computer games will change your sex! Why? Because that is what the stats say!

So can we finally say that Angry birds is played by angry birds! And is that too offensive?

But that would be a bad joke…cos I could be described as an Angry Old Fart at times… and I am shamed to admit I did dabble with Angry Birds…the Star Wars version…just a little…

Whats in a name…


Should I describe how I came up with Tsuhelm…

The Great Wave at Kanagawa Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))

The Great Wave at Kanagawa – Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849 Tokyo)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))

One of my all time fav ‘images’  Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as the Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Tsunami: a huge sea wave caused by a great disturbance under an ocean, as a strong earthquake or volcanic eruption

Jpn < tsu, a port + nami, a wave

WHAT! – ‘tsu‘ doesn’t mean BIG?….Oops!

Some discussion that tsu should be harbor or port…I always though it was literally big wave!

Supposedly the word entered English lexicons in Hawai…I would love to know when it made it into OED but after wasting 30 minutes googling (that entered in June 2006) I gave up looking.

Since Commander Tsunami became ELITE, Tsunami has been my nom-de-jue…obviously this was no problem until I had to start registering online somehow the name had become popular don’t ask me why and suddenly I was not able to use it in its PUREST FORM.

SO for DOFUS I started off with Tsu-kate OR ‘big katana‘ (remember I thought up until today that Tsu was ‘big’…)

In LOTRO I chose Tsu-helm OR ‘big helmet‘! There was a naughty English side to this that demonstrated my mood at the time and continues to this day when I see my header every day! Self-critical and definitely not too serious.

I purposely wandered away from the normal gaming norms for presentation and content as that suits my odd, most would say bizarre, logic at times …so that why you get strong colours (British spellings: I love U…in colour!) and strange pics…

Obviously a winning concoction as the huge follower count of 41 demonstrates!

I LOVE it though…

The most impressive wave of all time could be landing, right now, on an empty beach, somewhere!

‘I got the poison
I got the remedy
I got the poison for the remedy to the poison’

‘Poison’ – Prodigy by TSU

Must get back to LOTRO…Crafting in Bree…er Screenshots are coming soon!