Aaron Poppleton is currently calling himself a freelance writer because it sounds better than what his paying job is. He holds an MA from Aberystwyth University in Postmodern Fictions and will one day hold a PhD once he figures out how to pay for it. He is stalkable via Twitter @forddent, if you really want to see him talk about sandwiches and swear a lot.
Tuesday, September 11 2012
Hang on. Let me just play one more level, and I'll be right with you...
Tuesday, August 21 2012
I have no knees and I must crouch.
Thursday, May 17 2012
Another game with zombies in it displays a surprisingly satisfying conversation system.
Thursday, April 19 2012
The best baseball game that you can get returns for another assignment.
Tuesday, February 28 2012
In which some multiplayer is tossed on and we call it a day.
Monday, September 19 2011
The threat of permanent demise adds a certain zest to the proceedings, which gives the game legs that it would not have otherwise.
Monday, August 15 2011
The Stanley Parable demonstrates that the Author isn't dead at all.
Tuesday, July 5 2011
What's more freeing -- exploring a world or creating a character?
Monday, June 20 2011
One world's too open, and one world is not open enough. Is there a middle ground, and if there is, should we even use it?
Sunday, June 5 2011
The beginning of a game has to convince the player that it's worth playing, draw the player into the game's world, explain the game's mechanics, and do it all in a way that's not so slow and plodding that players give up before even getting to the meat of the game.