Sport & Exercise

Sport and Exercise. I wonder since when did it become a chore instead of recreational activities. Or has it always been? I really don’t understand why people have to make plan and check schedule just to say yes an activity that benefit their health. Are they really that busy? Well, I wouldn’t know. But from experience, that’s usually not the case. What happened most of the time is we tend to paint this ugly picture of the activity in our head that almost immediately we manage to convince ourselves that we’d be better off doing other things, more fun or productive things. And almost immediately we manage to come up with a perfectly absolute excuse – I’m busy. And that ugly picture we paint in our usually goes like this:

  • If I go jog later, I would be exhausted afterward. Then I wouldn’t be able to do anything. Plus I hardly jog, if I do, I might also get muscle pain for a few days.
  • Soccer? I suck at soccer. I would just make a fool out of myself playing soccer and spoil other people’s game.
  • Only these few people going? I don’t really like them. It would be a boring session. I think I’ll pass.
  • etc. etc.

I don’t know what else could everyone be thinking when they’re picturing it but those are the most few commons ones that usually pop in my head and most of the people I know when we’re asked to play sport or thinking of whether we should do exercise that we’re not really in the mood to do. It’s ironic because the truth is we were never really into the mood to do them. Well, not at least until we started doing it. Just like studying. And just like the saying “No pain, No gain”. More like cliche to me. So yeah sometime, I really don’t get why people don’t give chance to things like playing sport and doing exercise when they have a choice and the time to. And what grinds my gear is the people who don’t and always talk like they do. And what really grinds my gear even more is the people who don’t, always talk like they do and call you play or ask you to call them to join but when the time comes they are either busy, not in the mood or too tired. Seriously man what’s the deal man! I really hate it when the person who does that is my friend.

Sport & Exercise

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

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Whoo! I finally completed the game. It took me about 20 hrs. Quite short I guess. Actually, I was playing The Sand of Time but it crashes half way for some reason. Then I had no choice but to play The Two Throne. The Two Thrones is pretty awesome. I love the dual weapon wielding feature and of course the epic almighty dark prince.

Prince of Persia: The Two Throne’s story started with the Prince bringing Kaileena back to Babylon to escape her fate (which I’m not sure was what but probably sth to do with her dying). Then just as Babylon came into sight, horror stuck the prince. The city in flame. The sound of chaos echo throughout the land. Then it began, the prince’s new adventure – a quest to save his city, his people and himself. A quest to destroy the Vizier.

The gameplay is classic Prince of Persia but it gets extremely annoying sometime when I had to keep on retrying countless time to get through certain part. Then again that’s the challenge of the game. There were many layouts the buildings and traps that requires us to understand the prince abilities and utilizes it correctly in order to get through each phase.

The game setting is well design too. And last but not least, the introduction of the prince alter ego – the dark prince. He couldn’t dual wield weapons (or more like he doesn’t need to). Instead he has a super awesome chain that allows him to do range attacks and give him extra maneuver ability (grab and swing). I manage to complete the game so quickly was also because I practically breeze through the game when he turned into dark prince.

I was a bit unsatisfied though, about the fact that I don’t know how he knew Farah since I didn’t manage to play the Forgotten Sand or The Sand of Time. So there was no recollection or excitement whatsoever when Farah came out.

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones