My Work Bag Essentials, A Year Comparison

My blue messenger bag

What’s in my bag? I’m pretty much sure it’s very messy.

“What in your bag?”, is a pretty much recurring topic on blog owners everywhere to show a bit more their work bag essentials or everyday stuff that they bring to work.

Years ago, I’m a person who like bulky backpacks and large messenger bags since I was thinking how many items that I can put without really leaving my room, so everything is there — laptop, chargers, battery packs, tons of USB flash drives, umbrella, handheld game, backup clothes and toiletries, they are indeed heavy but I believe that I might have use on it when the time comes.

Working for 5 years and counting… I noticed that the longer my travel time from home to work, the heavier my bags are;  I’ve gained fair experience of carpools with my family and commuting by myself. This year, I’ve decide to get my own place since the traffic now is waaay worse than before, since going to work is much more easier now, my bag gotten lighter and much more easier to bring it anywhere.

Now as 2018 close by, I’m reconsidering again to minimize my stuff since I want more compact but that will end me carrying — notebook, pens, one battery pack, umbrella and a hand fan. Since we’re talking about work essentials, I’ll try compare my work items from 2 years ago and my current one.

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir — Game Comment

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir PS4

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, Where remastering done right with Vanillaware and Atlus

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir is a stunning remake of its 2007 Playstation 2 counterpart, simply titled Odin Sphere. Fans of Vanillaware are familiar with the artistic excellence standard for their titles, from the breathtaking background and character designs, to the smooth animation and gameplay to match; If you’ve played Oboro Muramasa Rebirth or Dragon’s Crown, then you know what to expect from Odin Sphere Leifthrasir.

Upon the start of the game, we’re treated to a short series of cutscenes regarding the Cauldron ownership and Titrel ring that started war across Erion, ending with Gwyndolyn knowing of her sister’s death. After the intro, we meet a cute kid named Alice and her cat… Socrates. Likely growing bored of her room, she decides to venture up into the attic where they stumble upon the books for this story, and give them a read. The story unfolds in the form of these books, starting with Book 1 : Valkyrie for Gwyndolyn, then Book 2: The Pooka Prince for Cornelius, Book 3: Fairy Land for Mercedes, Book 4: The Black Sword for Oswald, Book 5: Fate for Velvet, Book 6: Armageddon for the game climax and lastly Book 7: Wheel of Fate for the game’s coveted epilogue / true ending.

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DJMax Respect — Game Comment

DJMax Respect

DJMax Respect is the long-awaited comeback from DJMax with a golden crown…

DJMax Respect is the newest addition to the DJ Max series, co-developed by Rocky Studio and DJMax Sound Lab Team. Published by Neowiz, the now-owners of Pentavision – who fans will recall for handling the original DJMax titles. Released on July 28, 2017, the game retains a vast majority of the songs from DJMax Portable & Portable 2, with these tracks accounting for around two thirds of the overall songs list. They are joined by 40 new songs to comprise a total of 146 unique tracks available from launch, with additional DLC songs on the horizon.

All four primary classic modes of gameplay make their return: Arcade Mode is a single player experience, focused on increasing one’s score and ranking throughout three songs of increasing difficulty; the usual ‘arcade’ feel. Freestyle Mode can be enjoyed single player or against an offline opponent versus-style (new feature), where you can play and unlock songs without interruption. Mission Mode is perhaps the most well-known option for players seeking an enhanced challenge, with awards waiting after each completion. Finally, connecting to the Playstation Network allows players to compete in Online Battle against opponents worldwide.

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