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Fevered Dreams of Video Games

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 by jay

the ultimate lasers…
…black and white…all rotating, is one superior? lasers everywhere…
white and black two way… four options but with homing blast, but which is the most true?
This is a rough transcript of my thoughts during a recent fever induced delirium. They may not make much sense to you, but I had …

Untapped Talent

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006 by jay

First a confession. Last night I watched Project Runway. Girlfriends often force you into doing things you wouldn’t normally do (like shower) and this was no exception. I don’t like fashion and it doesn’t like me so we stay 50 yards apart at all times. I could go on and on about the lush tapestries …

Capitalism in the video game market

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006 by jay

MTV’s sole contribution to the arts.

Recently I read a letter to a magazine that said a games quality can be determined by how well it sells. If we are to accept the generally …

SOS from Japan!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 by jay

The following is an email I received yesterday in my shiny new lamer mailbox.

Gold Farmers: Destroying the Fun (and economy) of MMORPG’s

Thursday, February 16th, 2006 by golden jew

If you have not read Billy’s take on gold farmers, you may want to now.
Anyone who plays World of Warcraft knows them: they often have strange names (Ihugirls, Jobsister), but they may …

Girlfriend of a gamer

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006 by llewellyn

Games as Art I

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006 by jay

A call for womanly arms

Monday, February 13th, 2006 by lisa

The Ethics of Farming part II

Sunday, February 12th, 2006 by billy

Continued from yesterday’s part I…

If you buy gold, you support …

The Ethics of Farming part I

Saturday, February 11th, 2006 by billy

As someone who once used to rent the old school NES “cheats” videos (it’s how I learned to beat Castlevainia 2) I am not sure if I am the right person to talk about what is ethical in the gaming world. I will anyway though, so take that!