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A Battle Before the Beginning of Time

I am fascinated with the idea of the “battle before time” in video games. A conflict that happened before the player existed, independent of the game world’s existence as only there for player consumption. I, like a few others (most especially … Continue reading

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Tim Cain’s GDC 2012 Talk: Fallout

I’m not sure who this post is for, really, but I think that someone might get some use out of it, so I am going to make it. Tim Cain, one of the design and programming leads on one of the … Continue reading

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Talking in Video Games

Patrick Holleman has a really smart article over at The Game Design Forum titled “Because It’s There: Collected Thoughts on Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim.” I would suggest that you go read the whole thing, but if that isn’t your bag, let … Continue reading

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The Moment That I Decided I Would Not Finish Fallout 2

This is the moment that I realized that I would not finish Fallout 2. It has been a long time coming. I love the game, don’t get me wrong, and I have played it through probably four or five times during … Continue reading

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Video Game Pacifism

I’ve been emailed this article by several people now, and I think that I should probably comment on it now. The Wall Street Journal profiled a series of Skyrim videos about “Felix the Peaceful Monk.” The basic idea of the character … Continue reading

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