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Lame Discussion: Immersion – Part 3

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006 by jay

So this is really a lame conversation, not a lame discussion. It’s a follow up to last week’s discussion (Part 1, Part 2) that begins with me doubting the completeness of the Hawkins Memory-Prediction Framework but then develops into something more interesting.

Jay: OK, so I was arguing that there’s more to immersion …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.30.06

Friday, June 30th, 2006 by jay

11 Rules for making a successful gaming website

Thursday, June 29th, 2006 by the marketeer

Lame Discussion: Immersion – Part 2

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006 by jay

Continued from yesterday’s part 1.


Jay: Golden Jew, tell us more about your controversial theories on immersion.

Golden Jew: My view is, as with anything, there are many ways to skin a cat, and target a particular gamer… one thing I’ve been frustrated with and responded to before is the lack of good demographic analysis of …

Lame Discussion: Immersion – Part 1

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.23.06

Friday, June 23rd, 2006 by jay

A CNN reporter grades the current generation of consoles
Apparently the tone he takes (he treats the systems like school kids) is supposed to be funny and/or clever. He gives the PS2 an A, the Xbox a B-, the Gamecube a D and the Gameboy Advance an A. The Xbox actually sold worse than …

Best Game Ever – Suikoden

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006 by pat

Growing up I always played games, but only recently would I have ever thought of myself as a “gamer.” I had a Nintendo for several years, then a Genesis, but until Playstation (and High School) I played mostly NBA Jam, and whatever the rest of the kids from school/the neighborhood were playing. This included a …

The Videolamer game

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006 by jay

Last night I took a 20 minute break from my busy work day and designed a Videolamer video game. It’s going to star the lamer guy (look at the top of the page, that stunning svelte green man is the lamer guy) in a Zelda-esque adventure.

The plot is something along the lines of the lamer …

Chords and Kawaii: The State of the Music Genre – Part 2

Monday, June 19th, 2006 by christian

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.16.06

Friday, June 16th, 2006 by jay