The Way of the Pixelated Fist performs a bit of slight-of-hand magic through its unique way of framing its action.
At its best a guild helps members meet their fundamental human needs, like approval, affiliation, and self-determination
This week return we to a conversation that we had a few years ago about the nature of co-operative gaming.
Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.
I’ve never felt more out of touch.
In which we consider the challenges of and the reasons for making the “wrong” color choice in Pokemon Go.
This week we discuss Jotun's presentation of Norse mythology through scale and grandeur.
The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.
What I like best about Pokemon Go is the rumors and lies.
When we need to grind experience points, we seek out enemies at the edge of our current abilities. We seek optimal challenge.