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Death In Videogames

How do you feel when a character dies in a video game? No like seriously. Do you feel happy? Do you feel sad? Do you only care if it is a plot important character? Do you only care because you’ll

Death In Videogames

How do you feel when a character dies in a video game? No like seriously. Do you feel happy? Do you feel sad? Do you only care if it is a plot important character? Do you only care because you’ll

Gone Home vs. Redshift and Portalmetal

By optional secondary plot exploration I mean the things you can do, but don’t have to do in order to reach the end of the game. Depending on the game, these may or may not be present, but where they

Gone Home vs. Redshift and Portalmetal

By optional secondary plot exploration I mean the things you can do, but don’t have to do in order to reach the end of the game. Depending on the game, these may or may not be present, but where they

On Borges Time

In Borges’ exquisite piece The Garden of Forking Paths, there was one line that really stuck out to me: “The author of an atrocious undertaking ought to imagine that he has already accomplished it, ought to impose upon himself a

On Borges Time

In Borges’ exquisite piece The Garden of Forking Paths, there was one line that really stuck out to me: “The author of an atrocious undertaking ought to imagine that he has already accomplished it, ought to impose upon himself a

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and its Health Mechanic

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (MGR) is a spin off from the popular Metal Gear Solid series. While set in the same universe as the rest of the series, it’s gameplay is significantly different. Where in the main series you’re a

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and its Health Mechanic

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (MGR) is a spin off from the popular Metal Gear Solid series. While set in the same universe as the rest of the series, it’s gameplay is significantly different. Where in the main series you’re a

I Don’t Want a 100% Archivable Internet

“Maybe this era will be a new dark age, as resistant to analysis then as it has become now.” This is a quote from the article Future Historians Probably Won’t Understand Our Internet, and That’s Okay written by Alexis C. Madrigal

I Don’t Want a 100% Archivable Internet

“Maybe this era will be a new dark age, as resistant to analysis then as it has become now.” This is a quote from the article Future Historians Probably Won’t Understand Our Internet, and That’s Okay written by Alexis C. Madrigal

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Lootbox lottery

In recent news, Belgium’s Justice Minister, Koen Geens, has accused the creators of Fifa 18 of illegal gambling in their inclusion of lootboxes. The easiest way to explain what lootboxes are is to say that they are rewards available in

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Lootbox lottery

In recent news, Belgium’s Justice Minister, Koen Geens, has accused the creators of Fifa 18 of illegal gambling in their inclusion of lootboxes. The easiest way to explain what lootboxes are is to say that they are rewards available in

Overwatch: a Story Told Through Multiplayer

I love the game Overwatch and recently had the pleasure of playing it’s limited time Retribution event. Overwatch is a multiplayer-only game, meaning it doesn’t have a campaign to connect you to the characters and give you a narrative. However,

Overwatch: a Story Told Through Multiplayer

I love the game Overwatch and recently had the pleasure of playing it’s limited time Retribution event. Overwatch is a multiplayer-only game, meaning it doesn’t have a campaign to connect you to the characters and give you a narrative. However,