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The Dangers of Playing in Unfinished Houses: Considering Early Access Video Games

Playing a game in its alpha or beta form is like living in an unfinished house; it's habitable, but some things seem off or don't work or might get better (or worse).

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Addicted to Death: More Thoughts on Gaming and Masochism

Maybe I'm addicted to critique, to learning through failure, or maybe I'm just addicted to the simple, clear reminder that video games give me sometimes: “Pay more attention, stupid!”

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'Tharsis' Reveals the Luck Inherent in the Roguelike

Tharsis can't fudge probability with a random number generator and that upsets people.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Best Games of 2015

There was a whole lot to love in 2015 from both the big publishers and from the indie scene.

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'Darkest Dungeon', a Masochist's Dream

For as much as you level up in Darkest Dungeon, you will also level down. This is not power fantasy. This is a fantasy of cruelty and self inflicted pain.


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