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Games: Not Just Another HALO: ODST Review

So why do I care, you might ask. What’s so important about a game that actually yanks you around by your emotions? Not just the more primal, “I am HERO, hear me roar!” type emotions, but ones that tie you into the characters just a little more deeply?

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Worldforge #2: Scope

…good story telling requires flexibility, and scope may be one of the many aspects of your creation that changes as you go. No worries there. It’s easy to add more detail or cut away cumbersome specifics as you go.

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Game Review: “Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier” for the PS2

While it shows its PSP origins in its crude visuals and frequent lack of camera control, “Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier” for the PS2 is still more satisfying than many snazzier-looking action-adventure games for the PS3.

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Game Roundup for 12/4/2009

This week’s links include the implications of evil avatars, neuromarketing, an Age of Conan MMORPG giveaway, paper castles, Bioshock brought to life, space marines, and virtual gaming conventions.

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Balance, Balance, Keep Your Balance

Kimberly Unger reviews “Stay” for the iPhone. It’s not as easy as it looks.

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Forum Games and Game Masters: An Interview

From the stronghold of geeks and alternative culture, gaming is beginning to come into its own even in the mainstreams of society. Over 11.5 million people subscribe to World of Warcraft, and an estimated 20 million people have played Dungeons and Dragons.

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Games: The Strange Case Of The One-Way Crossover

The two greatest non-human passions of my life have been science fiction and a game called paintball. Interestingly enough, the thread that connects my personal involvement in these two disparate activities inversely parallels their relationship in the real world.

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Comics Reviews: Razorjack

Higgins never really transcends the medium of horror, but he delivers a solidly scary tale, enough to justify the impressive visuals. This would be a good comic for the Clive Barker aficionado in your life, or somebody who digs demons and the cops that hunt them.

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Forum-Based Role-Playing: Good or Bad?

Forum gaming is possibly one of the least-understood and utilized role-playing methods available. Although there is a large group of dedicated gamers, the forum world tends to be small and closely-knit.

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Game Rediscoveries: Katamari Damacy

Let’s start with the basics. You are this little dude and for each level of the game you are to push around this big ball and roll up as many items as you can within the allotted time. At first you can only roll the smallest items on the level, but the more you roll up the bigger your ball gets. The bigger your ball, the larger things you can roll up. Roll up as much as you can and make your ball as big as possible within the time allowed.