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2014 Videogame Highlights

I have other interests and activities besides videogames that occupy my time, so it’s uncommon for me to start games, much less complete them. I dislike adding to my long list of partially played games, and I rarely play games at launch anymore unless I’m extremely hyped. If I’m interested in a game, I make a note of it, then I eventually get around…

Things That Have Been Keeping Me Busy

It has been almost a year since I wrote anything game-related on this blog. Although this blog hasn’t been active, I have been doing things. Here’s a rundown. Conventions This past March, I attended the Game Developers Conference. I had an amazing time at GDC 2014. I say this almost every year, but this was probably the best and my…

Real World Matters In-Game

There has been much heated discussion about the recent Blizzard PR debacle stemming from an incident in which a player was reprimanded by a GM for advertising for her gay-friendly guild in a general chat channel. The discussion expanded to debate the “visibility” of a player’s and/or a character’s sexual orientation in-game. The debate has been frustrating at times. Particularly…