Category Archives: Culture

Being A Gaming Professional and A Person (with Video)

I’ve already recorded the extra rambly video to go along with this post and even as I type, I still don’t know if I’m going to publish it. I was both exhausted and in a pretty major funk when I … Continue reading

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Fix Comment Sections Instead of Just Whining About Them

As we all know, there’s been a lot of talk and snark about the lack of respectful discourse in Internet culture the last while. It’s strange to me how so many people have only recently decided that a problem that’s existed as … Continue reading

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The Growing Challenge of Belief Suspension

Consider the following video game scenarios: In the BioShock series, you frequently heal your character by eating random foodstuffs found on the floor or in garbage cans. Nathan Drake cuts down hundreds of enemies in the Uncharted series, with such … Continue reading

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Review: Video Games: The Movie Is A Gushing Love Letter with Little Substance

Full disclosure: I backed the Kickstarter for this. Read on though and you’ll see how that’s clearly not affected my view of it. When it comes to video game documentaries, I’ll watch pretty much whatever I can get my hands … Continue reading

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So That Was E3 2014 (With Video)

I’m going to talk about E3 on a wider scale here but if you want to hear a discussion about individual games, check out the latest RambleCast where, Chris Cessarano, Chris Woodward and I dig deep into the specifics of … Continue reading

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Why Does South Park Get Away With It? (With Video)

Sorry for the delay between the video and the blog. Life’s a little crazy right now. I kind of talk about why in the video. Before I get too far in, I should point out that I write this post … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Internet Reality (With Video)

When I wrote about the Flappy bird thing recently, I touched on the subject of what I termed the “Internet Reality.” There’s been a lot of discussion on hatred and vitriol on the Internet in the last year but particularly in the … Continue reading

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