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Psychology degree, philosophy minor, game industry/culture enthusiast. I enjoy combining these three things.

 

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Comment In: [News - 02/17/2017 - 06:54]

I always find it interesting ...

I always find it interesting to peer inside Valve 's experiment. r n r nAnd let 's call it what it is, it 's an experiment. It 's an experiment in human productivity, and I think that 's absolutely fascinating. There 's a lot to learn here, and I think ...

Comment In: [News - 11/21/2016 - 06:14]

Simply put, no Ultimate Potion ...

Simply put, no Ultimate Potion of Might is as powerful as Ye Scroll of Quickload. r n r nThere 's also the issue that barely scraping past a difficult part in a game after several reloads is more satisfying than using a potion to complete it more easily. r n ...

Comment In: [News - 08/28/2014 - 01:00]

You make the mistake of ...

You make the mistake of conflating These obtuse shitslingers, these wailing hyper-consumers, these childish internet-arguers with 'games enthusiasts. ' r n r nWhich frankly I think is ridiculous. r n r nI am a games enthusiast, and I agree with this article one hundred percent. I agree with that quoted ...

Comment In: [News - 09/18/2014 - 06:09]

Simple enough. r n r ...

Simple enough. r n r nGames don 't always materialize regardless of the situation, funding is required. Unfortunately publishers tend to be risk-averse and reluctant to fund projects that have a niche market. Kickstarter allows people within those niche markets - who are traditionally not catered to - to fund ...

Comment In: [News - 05/26/2014 - 02:44]

How is 'more inclusive ' ...

How is 'more inclusive ' 'more exact ' r n r nYou seem to be confusing your own argument for mine. r n r nIf you are trying to say that Myst is not a 'game ' because it is a 'puzzle game ' then you are going to have ...

Comment In: [News - 01/03/2014 - 04:58]

There 's also a good ...

There 's also a good bit of speculation about how the hallmarks of a traditional corporation -- job titles, assigned teams, direct reports -- can actually hamper a video game company 's ability to move quickly to address the needs of its fans. r n r nThis is ironic, coming ...