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Christopher Wragg's Blog

 
I've been passionate about games for a long time and took said passion a step further and completed a degree in Games Programming down here in Australia. I work on a couple of indy projects from time to time, but for the most part am more interested in a more scholarly approach, simply reading, learning and discussing the deeper aspects of game design, and the affects that clever game design can have on players.
 

Christopher Wragg's Comments

Comment In: [News - 12/02/2010 - 04:03]

Ah hem I don t ...

Ah hem I don t want the library to sponsor games where the winner kills the most What if they play CTF Jokes aside, I don't think this is wholly a bad thing. Slowly but surely libraries are shifting into a more modern version of the old paradigm. Where once ...

Comment In: [News - 11/24/2010 - 04:54]

Just to clarify a point ...

Just to clarify a point chaps, it's not 50 finished the game, it's 50 fully upgraded the ship....this includes non-story add ons like scan speed upgrade, fuel upgrade and pods upgrade. Also both of you are wrong about his 83 means male preference . No. It means most users are ...

Comment In: [News - 11/22/2010 - 08:20]

I don't know about aiming, ...

I don't know about aiming, apart from being divorced from reality via the control schema and losing all peripheral vision I didn't find there to be too much of a gap in feel between paintball and a game....well except bullets flew straight in the game :P But camouflage is a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/10/2010 - 05:14]

Hrm, I can see why ...

Hrm, I can see why you feel that way, but thoroughly reject your conclusions. 1 Allowing players to play they want to, rather than forcing them to not is a bad thing how If people want to try silly combinations, the option is still available 2 As to redundancies, in ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/26/2010 - 05:29]

RE: Bragging rights This has ...

RE: Bragging rights This has always irked me, the concept that an item that anyone can obtain if they're willing to simply sink large amounts of time or little with a bit of luck constitutes something to brag about seems wrong. Rather, I have always thought achievements/titles/rewards earned for doing ...

Comment In: [News - 10/25/2010 - 04:44]

Because it is a simple ...

Because it is a simple smear attack. Regardless of ones personal behaviors to the contrary, one can still be right. For instance, a smoker who openly admits smoking is bad for your health and tries to stop others may be a hypocrite, but he's still right. Not agreeing with him, ...