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Stream Recap 6/20/2018: It’s so damn hot! The Mummy Returns was a bad choice!

I’m starting to regret my incredible ability to make endlessly poor decisions for myself. Mummy Wednesdays (why not Mummy Mondays? Did I curse it?) have not gone as smoothly as advertised.

 

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Stream Recap 6/13/2018: The Mummy Returns. Again.

There’s a line, conveniently in the sand, that I dare not cross. My integrity is rock solid, my resolve steel (or was that reserve), my dignity incorruptible. Well, unless I get bored and don’t know what I’m doing.

 

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Stream Recap 5/24/2018: The Mummy Returns

A particularly interesting situation, The Mummy Returns is notable not only for the fact that it’s a game on a “brand new console” (it was released within the first year of the PS2’s American availability) but because it’s part of four games (on consoles proper, not counting handhelds) in a “series” of IP-based titles that just so happened to be developed by separate software houses each time. Repeat that three times fast, but with all the letters upside-down and backwards. On Backwards Day. While looking at a mirror.

 

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Stream Recap 5/23/2018: The Mummy

I don’t understand what it is about this game that captured my imagination so much. Is it the rich vein of riffing material that Mummies in of themselves provide? Is it that giant Brendan Fraser head on the HUD to indicate how many lives I have left? Is it just the idea of playing a game based on a kick-ass action movie I’ve always had a soft spot for? I don’t think it’s the game itself, but I guess we’ll see.

 

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