Posts from the ‘Games’ category

The Cake is a Lie: Why Portal is a Perfect Short Story of a Game

I first watched the trailer for Portal about a year and a half ago. It kind of blew my mind. Last night I finally found some…

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How Weird is Gold Spamming in World of Warcraft?

You know, sometimes I don’t think we stop often enough to consider just how bizarre our world has become. The cutting edge of technology and culture…

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“The Guild” Ain’t Bad

I just watched the eight extant episodes of The Guild (YouTube channel), a (what is the right term for this? Webisode?) comedy series about the lives…

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An Amusing Rant at the Expense of Turok

Zero Punctuation is, I gather, a series of video game reviews (that is, game reviews on video) by an angry Australian. I’ve seen a couple of…

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Two Great Flash Games to Amuse and Distract You

When I get back to Canada, the first game I’m acquiring is Portal. I’ll have to pull my old Windows box out of storage, but it…

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The Desert Bus of Hope

Via Waxy, I read about a comedy troupe from Victoria, BC undertaking a rather unusual telethon. They’re playing Desert Bus, a hilarious anti-game that’s part of…

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Waste Some Time With the Tall Stump

Why start your Monday off with all that work bollocks? Via my favourite link blog, check out The Tall Stump, fun flash game and winner of…

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SimCity Societies: For the OCD Urban Planner in All of Us

Back when I was a teenager and on computers #1 through 3, I became obsessed with SimCity, SimEarth and sundry other SimUlations. I remember them as…

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