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Wednesday, October 24 2012

Fable: The Journey

Fable games are known for their charm and wit, but much of that is lost here amidst your aimless flailing.


Thursday, March 17 2011

'Fable III: Traitor's Keep': From Gitmo to Disneyland and Back Again

If there is brilliance anywhere in Traitor's Keep, it is in highlighting our political disillusionment and the friction between a grim, cruel reality and the simulacra of perfection that we're so obsessed with.


Thursday, November 18 2010

'Fable 3' is the Quintessential Mixed Bag

Every pro comes with a con, and every con comes with a pro. Playing Fable 3 ultimately becomes a test of how much you can put up with, but it's still a fun game despite itself.


Wednesday, August 16 2006

The Movies: Stunts and Effects

The substance of Stunts and Effects is only as good as the property on which it rests.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Fable: The Lost Chapters

Fable offers a significant step forward in the evolution of the form.


The Movies [31.Dec.94]

Blogs

Monday, November 15 2010

The Neo Conundrum and the Cost of a Perfect Game Ending

Books and movies are not usually about how well you read or watch them. But many games change dramatically depending on how well you play them.


Monday, November 8 2010

'Fable III', the Presidential Simulator

Games are increasingly becoming part of political discourse. After all, I became Queen of Albion and my advisor asked me if I wanted to bail out the economy.


Monday, November 1 2010

Gaming and the Politics of Control

While purchasing a game the other day, the cashier asked to see my ID. I joked that I couldn't look that young to him, but he answered that it didn't matter. His computer would not allow him to complete the sale unless he ran it.


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