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  • GIO Member Herding Part 32 of XX


    He's none other than...

    Well, its two days late, but better late than never. I have to be honest, I was kind of mean to this week's candidate. I sent him a message and said I want to herd you, if you're interested respond in five minutes to accept. This was the night... More
  • Stick Your Stars Where the Sun Don't Shine - Assessing the Blog Reader's Opinion...

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    The obvious dead giveaways are...

    This is my perspective on the issue. My fellow bloggers may agree or disagree. The inspiration for this blog came from an issue that occurred with last night's blog that garnered a whopping "one star" rating from one (or more) of my readers... More
  • Member Herding Missing in Action…


    Cheers. Good night.

    I'm a little behind with the Member Herding blog. The questions are created and the bonus questions have been provided by last week's member, but I'm a little late on the delivery to the person I selected this week. So, hopefully soon. In... More
  • From the DMZ - GIO Member on the Front Line…


    75 Days.

    75 Days. Do you know where you were 75 days ago? Do you know what you were doing? Maybe you were gearing up for the holidays. Perhaps you were counting down the days until Christmas. Chances are you don't even know. Just another day. Roughly 75 days... More
  • The Unofficial GIO Bloggers Hall of Fame PSA…


    A community supported endeavor.

    Well here it is...finally! This is the first official "Unofficial GIO Bloggers Hall of Fame" public service announcement. This announcement will provide some background information and a general overview of my vision for this new series that... More
  • Gamification – This Year’s Buzz Word…


    But Wikipedia defines it as,

    It's Valentine's Day and I had to work 3 hours late tonight. Not a good combination. Suffice it to say I'm going with one of my shorter topics this evening. Gamification. I'm sure I have heard of the word before but honestly until I wrote... More
  • Saint’s One Year Anniversary at Game Informer Online - TCB…

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    Honestly, I may be a week overdue. Does Game Informer Online tell you the date you joined? I'm just looking at the number of blogs I've posted and the first blog I posted and trying to do the math. Oh well, regardless...if I'm late, better... More
  • Buy Now or Play Later – Deciding When to Buy Your Game…



    I could tell you I am currently knee deep in Dead Space, but you might think, "Big whoop! I beat that game 2 years ago when it was released." I could tell you that Dead Space is a masterpiece with its beautifully crafted levels, intriguing characters... More
  • Integrity vs. Popularity: The Decay of the Blogging Community…



    Before I dive into this blog more than I already have with that title, let me make a few statements. If you're interested in this blog and want to respond, please read the entire blog before doing so. Nobody loves blogging at Game Informer more than... More
  • GIO Member Herding Part 31 of XX


    So, I picked him. And "him" is none other than...

    Perhaps you noticed that last week the Member Herding blog took a break. I carefully camouflaged my tardiness with a clever blog about the special edition of Robot In The Corner or something like that. Anyway, this week's edition of Member Herding... More
  • D.I.C.E. - Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain…


    "Free vs. Pay"

    Depending on your level of video game situational awareness, you might know that right now there is a gathering of key people in the video game industry meeting to discuss the fate and future of our beloved video games. Sure, these individuals, from the... More
  • Redefining the First Person Shooter (FPS) Hardcore Mode…


    So, hardcore...

    This is one of those blogs that might not be all that popular with some of the might have a view that some don't agree with. I'm okay with that. Let me rephrase that - I'm okay with that as long as you don't tell me why I'm... More