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How We Play Games… (Part III) [Community]

Have you ever went to a movie theater by yourself? Gone to a theme park by yourself? Eaten at a fancy restaurant all alone? I actually have been to a movie theater to see a movie by myself once. In … Continue reading

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How We Play Games… (Part 1) [Performance]

My dad is a bit of a music enthusiast. I’ve often heard him tell an anecdote of how unfortunate the human experience of a high-quality sound system is. The line goes a bit like this: Essentially, a person could listen … Continue reading

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SWTOR 2.0: The Rise of Disappointing Monetization

One thing I neglected to mention in my last post (mainly because until about 5 o’clock the night of my post, I was completely unaware of it) is that Star Wars: The Old Republic’s patch 2.0 hit yesterday at midnight. … Continue reading

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Rediscovering an MMO: SWTOR

I recently started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) again. I didn’t get terribly far the first time that I played through the game. I was taking a break from World of Warcraft during the Firelands expansion in Cataclysm, … Continue reading

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My Goals

Since I ended my last post by talking about my goal – to influence other people with my games in the way that my gaming experiences have influenced me – this seemed like a good idea for my next post. … Continue reading

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On First Principles

It would be dishonest to say that I always wanted to be a game designer. Truth be told, I always wanted to be professional basketball player when I was growing up. Unfortunately, I stopped growing in 8th grade. This left … Continue reading

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