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Wednesday, October 26 2011

Dead Again: Notes on the Impermanence of the Virtual Body

In video games, dying becomes useful, functional, pedagogical. In some games, it is consequential. However, such pain ironically can magnify the pleasure of play.


Wednesday, October 5 2011

Living for the Short Term Grind

League of Legends contains all of the basic elements of role playing, combat with foes both great and small, developing a character's skill sets on your own terms, and generating enough loot to make yourself a god, just served up really, really, really quickly.


Monday, April 4 2011

Moving Pixels Podcast: The Evolution of Hack and Slash

This week the Moving Pixels podcast looks at the evolution of the dungeon crawl from its social aspects and etiquette to its mechanics and playstyle.


Friday, September 5 2008

‘Space Siege’ and ‘Too Human’ reflect ‘Diablo’ roots


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