Monthly Archives: September 2011

I’m Not Racing, I’m Just Sprinting

 someone on the internet is wrong Arguing on the internet is a waste of time. Everyone’s entitled to their own opinions, and you aren’t going to convince anyone of anything on so vacuous a medium. But sometimes, someone is just… … Continue reading

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Minecraft Is For Kids

After reading Jeff Vogel’s post about why adults don’t play Minecraft, I realized that I’m part of the problem. Exploring or creating things no longer holds any intrinsic reward; I play games to discover wonderful things, but those wonderful things … Continue reading

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I Beat DXHR Without Dying, Give Me Your Nerd Points

I successfully finished my DXHR hardcore/no-death run. Spoilers:

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More on DXHR

So, I finished my preparation for a one-life play of DXHR on hard mode by beating it (with dying) on hard mode. Took a few notes about some tricky parts, but it went surprisingly easy. Most importantly: The hardest part … Continue reading

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How Deus Ex Brings Out The Worst In Me (And Why I Love It)

Games aren’t meant to be fun, right? We’re past that. These days they’re designed to be satisfying, and playing Deus Ex satisfies some of my deepest, darkest needs. I need to be fast. I need to be efficient. I need … Continue reading

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I’m Stuck On Deus Ex: Human Revolution

So I just beat the game for the first time. Finished it on medium difficulty. The fourth ending is the only ending for me (and I imagine it’s the canon one, for what it’s worth). I won’t talk much about … Continue reading

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Money, Meet Mouth Hole

something like an advertisement “Charitable giving” isn’t really my thing. And with 29 days to go to raise a measly $800, there is absolutely no chance this thing is going to fail. But there’s still that lingering part of me … Continue reading

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