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RIP Ralph Baer (1922-2014)
By KevinS
Posted on 12/07/14
RIP Ralph Baer (1922-2014) I really, really hate writing obits. I really do. But I take it as a personal honor to be able to say good things about the men and women I respect, whether in this industry or just in my life, and Ralph Baer is the reason all of this exists in the first...

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RIP Ralph Baer (1922-2014)
RIP Ralph Baer (1922-2014) I really, really hate writing obits. I really do. But I take it as a personal honor to be able to say good things about the men and women...
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Posted on Sunday, December 7 2014
KevinS
KevinS

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You are not the character. A look at This War of Mine.
I have been very excited in anticipation of the release of This War of Mine since the GR preview in June of 2014. The idea of being a regular person trying to survive...
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Posted on Monday, December 1 2014
shandog137
shandog137

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Wish List for Fallout 4
So I promised that list and here it is. It's late and it's not as thorough as I'd hoped. I also wish I had images handy to illustrate every point where helpful....
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Posted on Monday, November 24 2014
oblivion437
oblivion437

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Welcome Home - PAX AUS 2014
Last night I returned home from PAX AUS 2014. Long story short, it wasn't perfect, but it was quite possibly the best weekend I've had this year. It was a lot of fun.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 18 2014
Master_Craig
Master_Craig

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How do you know when to switch? Last-Current-Next Gen
I have been playing Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag and cannot emphasize enough how fun that game is. In discussions with my friends, I called it the &ldquo...
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Posted on Monday, November 10 2014
shandog137
shandog137

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Editorial: Reflecting on Gender Equality and Pushing Forward
This is another article from Blistered Thumbs I wrote, back from the dead after being buried in the way-back machine. I posted this back in April of 2013, and many...
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Posted on Thursday, October 30 2014
LinksOcarina
LinksOcarina

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I Don't Want to, but I Have To...
Well, Gamergate has spilled over into the mainstream media and the coverage appears to be nearly uniformly dreadful. Take "What is Gamergate, and What Does It Say About Gender In Video Games?
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Posted on Monday, October 20 2014
oblivion437
oblivion437

1,353 views
On small farewells
Hello people I know and people I do not know, people with whom I have interacted at some point and people who happen to be here for a random reason involving boredom.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 14 2014
Bras
Bras

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A Brief Response to a Recent Upset
The recent dustup between pissed off gamers of various stripes and pissed off journalists of various stripes has left me cold. Commentary is solidly locked into...
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Posted on Tuesday, October 7 2014
oblivion437
oblivion437

1,234 views
Investigation: EA Floods Social Media Accounts with Bots, Fake Praise
Disclaimer: I posted this piece back in March of 2013, as an investigative piece on the now defunct website Blistered Thumbs. While the information may be old, the...
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Posted on Thursday, October 2 2014
LinksOcarina
LinksOcarina

2,477 views
Respawning
I had planned to write something about the Borderlands series, but that will have to wait. I have something I need to get off my chest first. It's very personal...
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Posted on Thursday, September 25 2014
ryanbates
ryanbates

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Ninja Storm Revolution: Initial Thoughts (Not a Review)
Background: I own and have completed every entry in the Ninja Storm series, so there is inherent bias but luckily this isn’t a review. These are just my thoughts...
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Posted on Friday, September 19 2014
shandog137
shandog137

1,451 views
A Letter to the Big “N"
I have and will continue to have a place in my heart for Nintendo. In fact, my first console was a Super Nintendo. The video game market has changed drastically...
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Posted on Friday, September 12 2014
shandog137
shandog137

1,039 views

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