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Devin Wilson offers 18 weird tricks to bring about the end of "gamers". Conservative hatemongers hate him!

Posted by Devin Wilson on Mon, 03 Feb 2014 06:55:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
Devin Wilson writes about The Castle Doctrine, experimental game design tactics, violence, and the freedom to not play games.

Posted by Devin Wilson on Thu, 11 Apr 2013 03:58:00 EDT in Design, Indie
Devin Wilson talks about the future of "games": finite games, infinite games, games, Games, non-Games, game designers, Game Designers, the game of Game Design, and the game of defining Games.

Posted by Devin Wilson on Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:25:00 EST in Indie
Devin Wilson sees the (apparent) failure of Sportsfriends as a larger trend in antisocial gaming, including Zynga's latest effort on Facebook, The Friend Game.

Posted by Devin Wilson on Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:48:00 EDT in Design, Indie
Devin Wilson is very confused by the overwhelmingly positive response to the ultraviolent Hotline Miami.

Posted by Devin Wilson on Thu, 03 May 2012 01:35:00 EDT in Design
Devin Wilson takes a stand in the 'Dumb Games' debate that grew out of a couple of pieces written by Taylor Clark.

Devin Wilson's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 08/28/2014 - 07:57]

Um, Zo didn 't rape ...

Um, Zo didn 't rape or sexually assault anybody. I don 't need to draw a conclusion about Temkin 's guilt or innocence to know that you 're making extremely problematic comparisons here.

Comment In: [News - 03/31/2014 - 03:37]

I 'm happy to pay ...

I 'm happy to pay for software if it 's the only way that piece of software 's developers can get money for making said software. r n r nHowever, selling copies of software is largely an absurd way to get software developers paid for their work, as the sales ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/25/2013 - 11:38]

I think swearing angrily at ...

I think swearing angrily at your audience is what earns you 'Featured Post ' distinction, but I can 't be sure.

Comment In: [Feature - 02/15/2013 - 04:35]

There 's a big difference ...

There 's a big difference between extracting a lot from a text a game, in this case , and telling someone that they didn 't say review a game correctly and that they didn 't say anything of value. One broadens the discourse, the other harshly limits it.

Comment In: [News - 01/30/2013 - 05:28]

Just because you play games ...

Just because you play games to pass time, doesn 't make you a gamer. You could just as easily be doing any activity in that instance. A gamer sets aside time purely to play games as an activity for it 's own enjoyment. r n r nThese non-gamers you 're ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/19/2012 - 09:05]

It s not that violent ...

It s not that violent games make us more violent though they have been shown in various studies to make us more aggressive , it s that they often foster a message of solving problems through unilateral power. r n r nThank you. r n r nIt 's not that ...