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The Game That Wasn’t There

I don’t think I’d heard the legend of the video game Polybius until I came across a post about it on Tumblr earlier this week. All evidence points to the fact that the game never existed, for various reasons, but … Continue reading

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Every Disability Conceals a Vocation, Except the Ones That Don’t

While reading Ana Mardoll’s deconstruction of the Chronicles of Narnia, I came across this quote by a moderator who goes by Chris the Cynic, which I felt was worth sharing: During my insomnia last night I watched the movie Wreck … Continue reading

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One Game at a Time

I already reviewed Wreck-It Ralph two years ago when it was new, but I watched it again a few days ago, and have a few additional thoughts on it. First of all, I reported misinformation in the earlier post. Apparently … Continue reading

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Taking It to the Streets

While I’ve written quite a bit about video games from my youth, I haven’t said all that much about one of the biggest hits of the early nineties, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. A one-on-one fighting game that inspired … Continue reading

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I Am Bad, and That’s Good

Wreck-It Ralph – As someone who’s interested in video games and particularly their characters (hey, I have the complete series of Captain N on DVD), I guess it was pretty much a given that I’d enjoy this. The movie did … Continue reading

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