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My Junior Independent Study of Video Games PART 3

What lies below is the third part of my 25 page essay on player positioning in video games for the completion of my Bahelor's degree in English. Be careful! It's a lot of text and no pictures.... The phenomenon of a player watching his own...

 
 
 

My Junior Independent Study on Videogames PART 2

Ok, here is the second part of my Junior Independent Study on Video Games for my English degree. It's rather long, and it's all text so be prepared: In the model of the puppeteer/puppet, the puppeteer is traditionally invisible (with the e...

 
 
 

My Junior Independent Study on Video Games PART 1

What lies below is the first part of a 25 page analytical paper I wrote for my English dept. Junior Independent Study. I realize many people here on this site won't enjoy or even want to see someone posting something like this, but I just t...

 
 
 

The start of the affair: Final Fantasy X

It was my passionate, despondent, and crying-after-sex affair with Final Fantasy X that lead me to further entanglements in the RPG, and more specifically JRPG world. Never since have I encountered such a lover. Ahhhh, she was complex, gorg...

 
 
 

FFXIII...means thirteen years in the making

God she makes me sick, but she makes me want her oh, oh so badly. Will we see a late 2008 release of Final Fantasy XIII? Yes? Maybe? Please, pretty please? The Final Fantasy XIII Fabula Nova Crystallis project has been in development for...

 
 
 

The Twisted Ironies of Human Giant[NVGR]

Since they stopped regularly airing Jackass, I never thought I would see a show I enjoyed so much. On MTV no less! Well the day has arrived. Human Giant is the best sketch show I've seen since Dave Chapelle packed up and flew off to Sout...

 
 
 

Fight the Man: On Gaming as a Subversive Medium

"Every generation needs a new revolution" -Thomas Jefferson I am writing this in response to the well-thought article on storytelling in video games written by Cowzilla3. Thomas Jefferson is the only established center of knowledge I w...

 
 
 

Gaming In The Real World: Saving Lives

Recent news has it that gaming might mean much more in the real world than most of us may think. We all know that games can help improve hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills, but never have I seen such a direct impact from gamin...

 
 
 

Thoughts on the console war...yes, I know

THIS IS WAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGHHHHHHHHH *coughcough*! (Don't ask me why I used this picture, it just appealed to me) So who will win the 7th gen console war? Come on, don't care? Or are there no winners? Well, I would just like to say ...

 
 
 
 

My new (second) favorite gaming website

I read an article discussing the future of the Wii and what is does and doesn't represent in innovation. I was impressed, Rarely have I seen academic quality writing on games. But that seems to be what this site is about. Hell, I may even u...

 
 
 

The past, present, and future of video games

The video game industry is in its adolescent stage. This is always an awkward stage. New things start growing out of sensitive places, many new disrupting conflicting feelings are born, and one's place in the world becomes confusing. This i...

 
 

About FinalFistone of us since 9:33 PM on 06.05.2007

Welcome to FinalFist's Buddha approved Blog.

I have been a gamer all of my life. But I've really only begun to take
it somewhat seriously in the past couple years. Final Fantasy X is my
favorite game of all time. I don't care what anyone says, it changed my
life and reinvigorated my interest in gaming.

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