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  • GIO Member Herding Part 34 of XX...

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    Would you look at that? The Member Herding blog is back on track and being posted on the day I normally post it on (which is obviously Thursday). This member was initially selected a few weeks ago but due to some unforeseen circumstances, the blog wasn't ready in time. But persistence pays off and due to the Special "Bot" Edition of the Member Herding blog that was posted last week, I think we're back on track now.

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    Would you look at that? The Member Herding blog is back on track and being posted on the day I normally post it on (which is obviously Thursday). This member was initially selected a few weeks ago but due to some unforeseen circumstances, the blog wasn't... More
  • Battle: Los Angeles – Blockbuster Movie; Low Budget Games…

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    Or so I thought.

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    This past weekend I did something I don't do too often - I went to the movies. Yep, took the whole family +1 (son's girlfriend) to see Battle: Los Angeles . I'm not even exaggerating when I say it cost $45.00 for 5 tickets and that's with... More
  • When Sims Didn’t Mean The Sims…

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    Survival of the fittest? Perhaps.

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    In response to one of my blogs a few days ago, GIO Member Hist and I exchanged a few comments on classic video games from that past that most of you probably weren't even alive when they were first released; or at the very least you weren't die... More
  • TF2 Achievement - Honk Tonk Man…

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    Honk Tonk Man

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    You can file this one under taunts which I just posted a blog about taunts a day or so ago. Or you can file it under achievements. Heck you can even file it under short filler blogs that waste your time. I'm gonna post it anyway because I was uber... More
  • From Player to Professional – My Quest to Work in the Video Game Industry Vol. 3…

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    Why?

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    Okay...so here we are...part 3 of my ongoing series on my quest to work in the video game industry. The first episode was just kind of an overview that introduced the whole series before asking the question, "What is a game?" The second episode... More
  • REPLAY: Suck It Down...

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    REPLAY

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    This was one of my favorite blogs and I remember being a little disappointed when it didn't get more attention than what it did. But thanks to my new REPLAY series, it will get another shot in the spotlight. It was posted way back on February 07,... More
  • GIO Member Herding Special “Bot” Edition…

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    The Robot?

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    An issue came up with the latest GIO Member to be interviewed for the Member Herding blog. I hope everything works out for him, I truly do. But in the meantime, I had to come up with an alternative candidate (I'm already a week overdue). I thought... More
  • The Gullibility of Gamers Searching for Treasures…

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    The Gullibility of Gamers Searching for Treasures…

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    The Gullibility of Gamers Searching for Treasures… I was playing Donkey Kong Country Returns and I was on this particular level where I discovered a switch and when the switch is activated, a secret area is revealed chock full of bananas and gold... More
  • Every Room in the House – Where Do You Game…

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    I'm a nerd.

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    While I enjoy blogging every day real life events have certainly put a strain on my ability to accomplish this feat. Most of you know what I do or at least have a general idea. Read the news and you can probably figure out what I mean. On top of that... More
  • From Player to Professional – My Quest to Work in the Video Game Industry Vol. 2…

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    P.S. A couple notes.

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    I'm back with the next part in my series that chronicles my quest to work in the video game industry. If you recall in part 1, I referred to a book titled Level Up: The Guide to Great Video Game Design written by Scott Rogers and discussed the concept... More
  • REPLAY: A Novel Idea...

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    Well, it's Saturday and the gaming has been good to me. I was pretty lethal on Medal of Honor (PC). Played 4 rounds and came in 3rd twice, 2nd once and 1st once. All rounds were Team Assault. So I was feeling pretty beast. Then I played some more Dead Space. I figure I'm just now about 1/2 way through it. I really can't wait to write up a blog on it. I'm taking lots of notes and trying to take some screenshots of it too, although I don't know how they'll turn out.

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    Well, it's Saturday and the gaming has been good to me. I was pretty lethal on Medal of Honor (PC). Played 4 rounds and came in 3rd twice, 2nd once and 1st once. All rounds were Team Assault. So I was feeling pretty beast. Then I played some more... More
  • 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die…

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    Finally.

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    Finally. My copy of 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die finally came in the mail today. I've mentioned this book a time or two now having learned about its existence from Dean aka born4this. Now that this book is here I am compelled to blog... More