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You’ve Come to the Wight Place

I first remember coming across the term “wight” in Tunnels of Doom, a dungeon-crawling role-playing game for the Texas Instruments 99/4A computer. I’m assuming the game was inspired by Dungeons & Dragons and in turn by J.R.R. Tolkien. I believe … Continue reading

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War and Pixels

I saw a link to this article on Tumblr, and it addresses a topic I’ve thought about for years. It’s not that I necessarily dislike fighting in video games. Sometimes it can be cathartic. It’s just that so many games … Continue reading

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Barney Can’t Lose

Hello again to all my friends! As a follow-up to last week’s post on unbeatable video games (which received no replies, so I’m not sure anybody WANTS a follow-up, but I’m doing one anyway), I wanted to write something about … Continue reading

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