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Get Off My Desktop!

I have said several times here that it is important to own your own tech and to be mindful of that ownership.  I have also agreed here with others that the coming battle is over control of your devices: be … Continue reading

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TF2 Video Review

TF2, for non-gamers, is Team Fortress Two — a highly stylized first-person team-based shooting online game by Valve Software.  TF2 is often held up as a shining example of just how smoothly polished a game experience can be.  This article … Continue reading

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Espisode Three: Co-Op Hinted by Portal

Rock, Paper, Shotgun (on of my favorite Games sites) has an excellent interview with Valve folks regarding Portal 2.  Wow.  3 links in one sentence.  It’s a good read.
Anyways, another RPS article quotes Valve as saying that Portal 2 may … Continue reading

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Review: SpaceChem

When I think of programming systems that use two-dimensional grids to arrange items that are “executed” when the program is run, I think of AmigaVision. Where you can envision a “cursor” moving line-by-line through your one-dimensional code in more … Continue reading

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Achievements are the New MIPS

Achievements are both popular and controversial in modern gamer culture.  Their popularity with gamers drives game companies to put ever more complex achievements into their game products.  Large game dashboards like Steam and Xbox/Windows live focus on tabulating and comparing  … Continue reading

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United Gamers Alliance: Friendly Multiplayer Games

If you read the UGA homepage, you’ll quickly note that they’re something of the anti-clan.  There are an amazing number of new multiplayer co-op games coming out.  We’re all familiar with Left 4 Dead and Borderlands (both favorites of mine).  … Continue reading

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Review: Tropico 3

Steam can be a nasty habbit… or at least a damnable temptation.  They have these sales, you see.  Good sales.  Good games for as little as $2.50 or $5.  This leads me to have a large heap of games in … Continue reading

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Review: Bob Came in Pieces

“Bob Came in Pieces” is a new (this year) game from Ludosity Interactive.  It’s available on Steam here at a pretty steep discount and also as a free demo.
The backstory is pretty simple.  No politics, no grand story… you’re just … Continue reading

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