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The joy of bullet hell

Shoot-'em-ups started innocently enough. Spacewar blasted its way onto computers back in the 1960s, and after Space Invaders was released, the rest was history. Galaga and Galaxian would go on to further popularize the genre, and R-Type and...

 
 
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The joy of loot in videogames

My first "loot-based" game was Diablo. I blame my addiction entirely on my friend Joey, who I played the game with online by way of a dial-up connection. Yep, it wasn't my fault at all in the slightest. He just had to tell me about the cool...

 
 
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The joy of MMOs

Read this list and let me know if it sounds like a good time. Crunching numbers in the wee hours of the night to maximize damage output. Grinding out levels and letting auto-attack handle things for a few seconds while you play the air drum...

 
 
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The joy of traps

When you think of the word "trap," what's the first thing that comes to mind? If your psyche isn't in the darkest depths of the catacombs, you're probably thinking of a mechanical device with the purpose of inflicting harm up on another ent...

 
 
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The joy of pinball

You walk into an arcade. Whether you just finished playing miniature golf, swinging a bat in the batting cages, or just decided to make your way to one of the few remaining standalone arcades hidden in some random downtown nook, it doesn't ...

 
 




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I should have taken a picture of my 3 year old, never deep cleaned, mechanical keyboard for Glad that it looks shiny again now

 
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After years of penning game design posts, I took the first step toward expanding my writing The Phandames Pain is both my first short story and the first tale I Feedback would be welcome!

 
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Looking forward to watching the thing tonight with yall Will be binging some Sleeping Dogs, Dying Light, and maybe Overload til What are you most hopeful for? I want to see 2020s Big Nintendo Thing, whatever that

 
 

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