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Editorial: Good At Chess

by 12 months ago

    I used to be good at chess.  Not great, but as with all my interests I rarely contribute the substantial energy and time to summit the mountain of the merely …

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    Are Digital Board Games Better?

    by 12 months ago

    Ask most people if they want to play a board game, and few would expect to be handed an iPad. Yet the convergence of traditional “analog” board games and their …

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    See? This is why no one takes the gaming industry seriously.

    by 12 months ago

      Over the weekend, a highly volatile spat between iconoclastic game developer Phil Fish and “Annoyed Gamer” Marcus Beer blew up on Twitter, resulting in one of the most explosive meltdowns …

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      5 cool games to help you beat the heat this summer (by staying inside to play them with the A/C on)

      by 1 year ago

        This week in New York it has been crazy hot. Now, I know our fearless leader Ron lives in Phoenix where there’s no shortage of air that feels like a …

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        Fan outcry for Xbox One DRM — only this time it’s requesting it

        by 1 year ago

        Well before its May 21st reveal, certain rumored details about Microsoft’s offering to the eighth console generation was already meeting a highly criticized and unpopular reception. While concerns varied from …

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        A sad farewell to an awesome duder

        by 1 year ago

          Sadness. Shock. Confusion. These are the emotions that run through a person's heart when they've lost someone that they cared for in some way. I didn't know Ryan Davis in …

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          The Ecstacy and Agony of Dice

          by 1 year ago

          There is no such thing as a “Purist” when it comes to dice. One may claim that applying arbitrary randomization to games of skill is worse than a gimmick and …

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          The intersection of YouTube and gaming

          by 1 year ago

            Whether it's gathering around the living room TV or logging into your favorite online game, chances are some of your best gaming memories involve sharing the experience with others. Sure, …

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            Three reasons why Microsoft’s Xbox One surrender hurts gamers

            by 1 year ago

            For once, gamers have had their collective will recognized in the face of corporate opposition - and from no less a source than Microsoft, the lumbering Behemoth to Apple's shimmering Leviathan …

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            Where did all the horror games go? Nowhere.

            by 1 year ago

              It seems like a lot of people have been bemoaning the death of the horror genre lately. Modern gaming, they claim, has abandoned true horror games in favor of shooters which …

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              Nearly half of gamers are female, and other things you didn’t know

              by 1 year ago

                That's right publishers, it's time to stop neglecting games with female leads because you're afraid they won't sell (hint: they do, and not just to women). And gamers, it's time …

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                Freaks and geeks — part two

                by 1 year ago

                  Tonight I was certain that I had nowhere to be. I thought perhaps my journey had ended before it began. I had failed you in my attempt at being at …

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