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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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Post-It Note Role-Playing, or the White-Collar Warriors of 'Skyrim'

Skyrim most often seems to me like a fantasy veneer spread over the most boring occupation that I can think of, managing and prioritizing tasks at an office.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Exploring Open Worlds

The Moving Pixels podcast talks about what the open world genre means to the last decade in gaming and what kinds of worlds most compel players to explore them.

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How Does One Beat the Heat? Try Descending Into Icy Madness

To cope with the heat wave, advisories suggest visiting 'cooling centers' or public pools. To achieve a truly chilled-out state of mind, however, why not open the door to your mind and let the iceman cometh inside?

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Fallout 3

The player who sticks to the city or limits himself to the main (and fairly conventional) quest-line will miss the pearls inside Fallout 3's bombed-out shell.

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The Difficulty with Difficulty in Games

L.B. Jeffries goes over the various problems with gauging how hard a game should be for developers and some potential solutions.

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