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September 2008

Crafting Linear Game Plots

A discussion of the various elements of a linear game narrative and how they come together.

TWiG 2008-09-22: The Established vs. The Innovative

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A variety of science fiction authors offered theories about internet culture in the nineties, observing the potential and predicting various modes of expression possible in

TWiG 2008-09-14: The Force Unveiled

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Games Into Space

What game would we put on a satellite to be seen by alien life someday?

TWiG 2008-09-08: The Return of the Rock

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Super Mario Galaxy Poem

I wrote this for a contest over at The Escapist and thought it was worth sharing. It still brings me a smile.

Reality and Virtual Reality

A few observations on the ever-shrinking divide between digital lives and real ones.

August 2008

TWiG 2008-09-01: The Coming of the Spore

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A new flash game pushes the boundaries of taste and forces the player to confront the overt sexuality in some games.

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