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    Two Cents’ Worth

    by  • November 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    How often do you think positively about the comments section on a website? How often do you hear someone saying that there’s some intelligent conversation going on in them, or that some of the commenters are making very good points? It’s not that these things don’t happen, but much more commonly, the comments section...

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    Embargoed Truths

    by  • November 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Review embargoes are funny things. For anyone who doesn’t know, embargoes are set to make sure all of a game’s reviews drop at the same time across every site that’s covering them. It discourages sites from rushing to be the first with a review (rushed reviews tend to be bad), and generally levels the...

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    Cheap, Cheap, Cheap

    by  • November 4, 2014 • 0 Comments


    I’ve been wracking my brain as to why all of the instant death sections in The Evil Within bugged me so much. I grew up with the kind of cheap deaths this game threw at me, so why were these ones bugging me so much? Why did I feel so frustrated by this game’s...

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    Hide and Bore

    by  • October 21, 2014 • 0 Comments


    The first hour of The Evil Within made me pretty grouchy. Why? Hiding in lockers. I’ve liked a lot of games that featured hiding from a monster. The Clock Tower series does a pretty good job of this, as did Haunting Ground. Wanna know why it’s so much more exciting to hide in a...

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    Identity, Hobbies, and Games Part 3

    by  • October 7, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Senior Gamers

    Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 to get you caught up. Identifying yourself by your hobbies using words like ‘gamer’ ends poorly. Look to gamer-maligned sports if you want examples of how it’s unhealthy to place that much of yourself in outside things. How well do hockey fans take it when Boston and Montreal...

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