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  • I Have A Problem...

    This is a self-created intervention. They say that the first thing you need to do is admit that you have a problem. I do. Every time I hate on a game, I go back to play it later, only to find that I like it the -insert number here- time around. Half-Life... More
  • dbull's Corner Vol. I

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    Hey, dbull620 here. I figured I'd start up a blog series about some things that I've been up to lately. What better way to bring myself closer to the new community than to give everyone a look at what I'm up to and what I think about these... More
  • 9/31 - Learning Curve: A Future Educator's Perspective On Difficulty in Games

    Have you ever rage quit a game? Run into something so difficult and brutal that you feel you've encountered an impossible challenge, causing you to quit the game? It's a common experience for gamers, especially in games such as RPGs where not... More
  • Why Its OK for Men to play Women in Videogames

    Many games feature women characters weather playing co-op such a s in the Left for dead series, or in Halo by your character simply sounding like a women, my point is a significant amount of games feature women characters. Some allow you to be the main... More
  • It's not the TV's fault! Don't hurt it!

    You @#%@%@%!%!!!!!! No, that's not what I think of you, dear reader. You know you're the most important thing to me. In reality, that's the typical conversation some gamers have with their TVs or monitors when they're playing a game. I've... More
  • Ten Games I'm Most Excited About from E3 2014

    While I didn't get a chance to go to E3 this year, I was glued to the news, previews and conferences along with every other fan of video games that enjoys seeing the shiny new trailers and tantalizing demos. While I ultimately felt a bit underwhelmed... More
  • Reboots on my mind...

    When a game as been left in the dust or just simply took a turn for the worst, some companies decide to "remake" the game with significant changes. These remade games are called reboots. For some series, a reboot can get a franchise back up... More
  • A Bureaucrat's Life for Me in Papers, Please

    I always feel a mild panic when I present identification papers at the airport. The skeptical look from the tired employee, the line of people impatiently waiting behind me, the questions they inevitably ask about my birth date all blend together in a... More
  • Computer Game Poetics in "Coin Opera 2: Fulminare's Revenge"

    EDITORS: KIRSTEN IRVING AND JON STONE | PUBLISHER: SIDEKICK BOOKS | RELEASE: PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL COPIES A few years ago, a friend and I were discussing poetry when he defined a poem in the most succinct way possible. “A poem,” he told me... More
  • Not What You'd Call A Low-Pressure Situation

    Hobbling over to the planted bicycle machines, I could feel my body protesting in wanted ache. Not only was I tired, I was hurting. No matter, it was only exercise. What possible damage could it do? I had only just finished the day's fifteen-minute... More
  • Worst Investment

    The PS3 has become the worst $300 console and $800 in games and accessories I've ever spent in a single day. The biggest problem I have is that it's so freakin slow. To load any game may take up to 5 minutes. That's just bull. For the record... More
  • Why Comic-Based Games are Hard to Pull Off & What Would Make a Good Avengers Game

    There are a couple of studios and developers that try their hand at creating a video game based off a comic book entity, but good ones are rare and few. In most recent years the Batman Arkham series headed by Rocksteady are one of the select few to attain... More