Review: Spec Ops: The Line

Developer: Yager Development | Year: 2012 | List Price: $39.99 | Buy from Amazon

Spec_Ops_The_Line_coverIt only took me one night to finish Spec Ops: The Line from start to finish. I didn’t play it straight through — I started around 7 p.m. and ended around 7 a.m. — but that speaks to how compelling its story was. I couldn’t put it down. Spec Ops: The Line is a 2012 third-person shooter with heavy emphasis on story, and it certainly does not disappoint in that regard. Spec Ops: The Line has one of the best-written narratives I’ve ever had the pleasure to experience in a videogame. This review is going to be spoiler-free, which means I can’t really go into why The Line is so brilliant. But I’m going to say right out of the gate that you really should give Spec Ops: The Line a go.
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Site: French Shorthand Blog

Hi folks, Baobab here! I’ve just created a shorthand blog in French. It has stories and famous speeches written in French Gregg shorthand (par moi!) and the keys in regular French underneath. Right now, my shorthand is not at the point yet where it should be even looked at, let alone read but one day I hope to be able to churn out readable texts for your enjoyment.

I’ll also make a page soon with information on learning French Gregg shorthand, with examples and images and crazy stuff like that. I’m learning English Gregg too (slowly) so I could do one in English in a few months if there is enough interest.