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Comment In: [Blog - 11/07/2012 - 09:12]

One of the things I ...

One of the things I have always appreciated about rouge-like games and others where losing is an expected part of the game is that it teaches a certain level of resilience and 'sticktoitiveness '. I see a lot of gamers giving up in situations where gamers used to these types ...

Comment In: [News - 11/07/2012 - 11:04]

Loving this article. Nice to ...

Loving this article. Nice to see the foot soldiers getting the recognition and praise that they deserve.

Comment In: [Blog - 11/08/2012 - 12:29]

In case anyone was wondering, ...

In case anyone was wondering, here are some of the resources for this article. Sorry, I should have included them in the article itself. r n r nhttp://siliconangle.com/blog/2012/02/07/those-free-to-play-games-earn-60-per-user-every-month/ r nhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video game console r nhttp://www.buzzle.com/articles/history-home-video-game-consoles.html r nhttp://www.wavedash.net/2010/04/the-secret-glossary-of-social-games-analytics/ r nhttp://www.secondshares.com/2010/06/09/metrics-that-matter-for-social-gaming-investors/ r nhttp://www.insidesocialgames.com/category/metrics/

Comment In: [News - 11/01/2012 - 03:13]

@Gil r n r nThe ...

@Gil r n r nThe problem is twofold for me. First, the prices for the digital goods being sold on F2P games is not commensurate with their value. For example, their is a game on Facebook that constantly bombards with requests for me to purchase between 10- 20 dollars worth ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/17/2012 - 02:14]

I could be mistaken, and ...

I could be mistaken, and probably am, but this seems more like an issue of internal consistency in the game world. I mean, in your game world, if water is stronger than fire, than water should always be stronger than fire. If the player discovers, either though explicit instruction or ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/18/2012 - 03:41]

A very well written article. ...

A very well written article. Unfortunately, when I am at sea, light bandwidth online games are my primary source of entertainment which unfortunately leads to more FB styles games than I really care to consume. Their negative game mechanics really drive me up the wall, even more so because it ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/18/2012 - 01:31]

http://thecriminallawyer.tumblr.com/post/29326904495/16-a-problems ...

http://thecriminallawyer.tumblr.com/post/29326904495/16-a-problems

Comment In: [News - 07/16/2012 - 04:09]

sigh As usual, I am ...

sigh As usual, I am going to criticize this article and what it represents, and likely get flamed for it and called sexist, misogynistic, a proponent of 'rape culture ', etc etc etc. How do I know that Because that is the stance of neo-feminism. If you are not 100 ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/31/2012 - 03:31]

If you 're part of ...

If you 're part of the clique and arguing as to why you 're not bias whilst creating more bias output or refusing to acknowledge that there is an issue for people outside that clique, then you are part of the problem. r n r nTranslation: If you don 't ...

Comment In: [News - 08/14/2012 - 08:55]

There is a book by ...

There is a book by Edward De Bono called Lateral Thinking that talks about a similar point. Language has the unfortunate effect of bundling ideas together in nice neat little packages. If I say 'beer ', you probably think of a amber alcoholic liquid in either a can, a glass ...

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