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Posted by JB Vorderkunz on Fri, 13 Jul 2012 09:44:00 EDT in Serious
Or, Why are You such a _____?


Posted by JB Vorderkunz on Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:14:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
Or, Why Microsoft's ad hoc Surface solution isn't as good...


Posted by JB Vorderkunz on Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:37:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production
...Why the ME3 tragedy has yet to reach its terrifying conclusion.


Posted by JB Vorderkunz on Sat, 07 Aug 2010 04:15:00 EDT in
The Geomorphology of Narrative - with Kenneth Burke as our guide...YAY!


Posted by JB Vorderkunz on Fri, 18 Jun 2010 09:55:00 EDT in
Are you ready, Kids? Grab yer divin' helmets and let's get salty! We're exploring the Deeps - the narrative depth of videogames, that is...so all hands on deck!


Posted by JB Vorderkunz on Thu, 20 May 2010 05:35:00 EDT in
English Literature contains few works in the 2nd person: what does that mean for videogames? It's time for some Burke, baby!



JB Vorderkunz's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 07/22/2012 - 09:03]

So you just want to ...

So you just want to consume stories from various games without having to develop gaming skills r n r nThis seems perfectly feasible if the game is designed for it from the ground up - but then it 's purely a business question: are enough people going to be buying ...

Comment In: [Feature - 07/23/2012 - 04:00]

Best boss in the industry ...

Best boss in the industry sounds like it. Best place to work in the industry sounds like that too. How many other AAA studios build what they love while being business-smart about it Some for sure, but surely not all of em.

Comment In: [News - 07/23/2012 - 02:01]

Really, all FPSs are guaranteed ...

Really, all FPSs are guaranteed returns on investment Thanks for the wisdom How do you feel about Blockbuster Films Young Adult fantasy novels Let me guess: They 're all winners r n r nAlso, thanks for that extremely precise metric a heck of a lot . Also, the retarded fps ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/20/2012 - 04:28]

All of this is already ...

All of this is already discussed at length on the D3 forums, and although i could debate some points and quibble over others you 've stated them all well - and EVERYONE agrees on the 'enrage timer ' - that is the dumbest thing ever and their refusal to see ...

Comment In: [News - 07/17/2012 - 01:23]

there is no WoW killer ...

there is no WoW killer - that model doesn 't exist anymore.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/16/2012 - 03:46]

Journalism has a very very ...

Journalism has a very very long history, professional journalism a long history, and it has been a major global industry for nearly 200 years. In that sense the dichotomy you 're describing is perfectly understandable. r n r nIn Journalism, talent and productivity can be measured against the combined knowledge ...