The Normandy’s Legacy

Back in 2007 a phenomenon was born on Earth.

It provided a new universe for humanity to explore and new characters to interact with.

Some even say that it changed the landscape of RPGs itself.

 

It was quickly dubbed a classic by countless game reviewers.

 

Those who played it called it…

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Gaming Convergence

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It's not often that I talk about books on here, since the books I read and the games I play don't often mesh well together. Sure, they share the same basic concepts -sci fi, fantasy, mystery, etc- but the one doesn't really have anything to do with the other. That changed very . . . → Read More: Gaming Convergence

Gaming’s Most Difficult Challenge

I was inspired this week. As this is a situation in which I normally do not find myself in, I thought it deserved some analysis. First, let me tell you what brought about this moment of inspiration: I was just poking around Deviantart one morning, as is my wont, when I came across this.

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Are Video Games Art?

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No, not all of them. That’s the honest answer. Most are contrived, churned out opiates for the masses, keeping kids and adults entertained with repetitive, popular concepts and paint-by-numbers imagery. Some games, however, just might make you think twice about whether or not these designers aren’t virtuosos of their time. For argument’s sake, let’s assume . . . → Read More: Are Video Games Art?

LGBT in Gaming. Big Deal?

Let’s talk LGBT in gaming. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender. Sexual diversity in gaming has never truly made a big impact, but the world is moving forward. Culture and society has advanced and homosexuality is much more accepted and tolerated than it was 30 years ago. Gay characters have been around since the 80’s in . . . → Read More: LGBT in Gaming. Big Deal?

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