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Friday, July 19 2013

“We’re shitty people, Joel.”

We demand much from the world while rarely giving anything back. We steal from homes, we kill civilians, we decimate entire towns, and we break economies. We're gamers.


Tuesday, May 31 2011

‘Dragon Age: Origins’ and A Few Notes on Class

In games, we always play as middle class. We just occasionally start out in peasant drag.


Thursday, February 19 2009

Puzzle Quest: Embracing the Dissonance

Examining exactly why 2007's Puzzle Quest was such a success.


Friday, January 9 2009

Why Gears 2’s Story Works

A defense of the narrative elements in Gears of War 2.


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