Author Archives: Yordie

About Yordie

I'm an avatar from Second Life and Xbox gamer. I wrote the sci-fi novel The Temporal Expeditions, and am working on book 2 of trilogy.

Fallout 76: Going For Gold

After my year layoff, I’ve been playing Fallout 76 regularly lately and thanks to events like the Test Your Metal events, Radiation Rumble, and Scorched Earth (I finally killed the Scorched Queen, yeah!), I’ve reached Level 235 this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Fallout 76: Getting Settled in Again

I restarted playing Fallout 76 a few months ago. I’d left for nearly a year because I was so disgusted with the “Daily Ops” events being touted as the new gameplay, and I haven’t changed my mind about that. But … Continue reading

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New: Yordie Sands Videos

I’ve been wanting to create an online movie, a Machinima, for years. Yeah, just what I need, one more epic project! I may do that someday, but recently I’ve begun creating Xbox video tours of my Fallout 4 Settlements. I’m … Continue reading

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Commentary: Online Gaming is Spiritual Opium?

[UPDATED] During the past weekend, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) made the Chinese people aware that playing online games is equivalent to “Opium for the mind” or “Spiritual Opium”. So, is the CCP’s assertion true: Is online gaming addictive? And … Continue reading

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Second Life: Coming & Going

I’ve been hanging around Second Life for awhile. I’ve checked out some land for sale and have found that self-styled land barons have bought up a huge number of the desirable lots; they try to sell it at exorbitant prices … Continue reading

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Sha’Carri Richardson

She’s America’s top female sprinter. Below is the video of her qualifying for the #1 spot on the USA 100 meter team. The thing about her is, she has an amazing ability to unleash her top end speed. Check the … Continue reading

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Second Life: 15 Years at Junkyard Blues

Fifteen years is a long time and in the time distortion field that surrounds a virtual world it seems even longer. Many things have changed in that period of time, nightclubs have come and gone, people have come and gone, … Continue reading

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