Tag: Video Games

Try Again Later

Try Again Later

The May 2012 launch of the long awaited Diablo sequel introduced video game fans to the insidious Error 37, which looks to become a staple of the industry. For those unfamiliar with Error 37, I’ll back up. When Blizzard introduced the sequel to their popular Diablo franchise some dozen years after the release of the …

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I Click Therefore I Think

I Click Therefore I Think

I’ve talked before about my love of RPGs. I like games which require thought and decision making. But RPGs aren’t the only games which force you to put on your thinking cap. Another game genre I enjoy is puzzle games, though they seem to be on the low end of most gamers’ esteem. Perhaps because …

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A Road Less Traveled

A Road Less Traveled

I’ve never been interested in competitive gaming. I held my own in gym class in high school when we were forced to play sports, but in the realm of video games, I’ve never liked going up against other people. For me, it may have something to do with being a writer. Investing time and energy …

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Here to Stay

Here to Stay

I’m probably treading dangerous water with this topic, but I’m going to dive in anyway. Internet piracy is a hot-button topic. It has been for a long time. It probably will be forever. Because it’s not going anywhere. As the Internet seeps deeper into every aspect of our lives, more services crop up which allow …

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A Time to Say Goodbye

A Time to Say Goodbye

After the post I wrote recently about my favorite books, I started thinking about a post for long-running book series. A series is a different beast from an individual book, after all. They require long-term plans from the beginning. Sometimes a long string of loosely related stories in the same world works (Xanthe and Discworld …

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Ladies in Waiting

Ladies in Waiting

Continuing my exploration of why I love my favorite characters (men can be found here), I have to say, this post was much harder than the first. There are many female characters I like but very few which I love. Many writers’ attempts to write strong female characters ends in an endless parade of cookie-cutter …

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