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Re-Masters - Next-Gen Backwards Compatibility?
By shandog137
Posted on 03/30/15
I am a PS3 owner and someday hope to be a PS4 owner, yet I am not at all dissatisfied with my choice to delay purchase, solely based on the current PS4 library. When I transitioned from a Playstation 1 to a Playstation 2, I was pleasantly surprised that I could for the most part rid myself of my PS1...

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Vox Pop September 2013

Posted on Friday, September 13 @ 14:03:38 Eastern by

shandog137 illuminates an important subject on our identities as gamers. Classifications tend to divide people into groups while at the same time grouping similar people together for distinction. It's an embedded part of human psychology to separate other people into categories, and then to evaluate how much someone is characteristic of that group.

Gamers do this all the time, particularly when the rules of games tend to bring out from players their more competitive side and rank each other by their prowess with games. I believe that Yossarian29's definition of a "gamer" as someone who wants to have conversations about video games is an apt one.  I consider myself a "gamer" because I play many different types of game genres, own a wide variety of consoles, spend a good portion of my disposable income on games, and well, it's my damn job!

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Winner: shandog137
TitleDamn... Damn... Damn... I think I might be a "Gamer"

Excerpt: "From the posts in the Identity Crisis article it seemed that quite a few people had a negative perception of “Gamer” as a moniker. I couldn’t help but think…really…?"

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Excerpt: "We've all experienced it at some point. That feeling you get when playing a game where you've got one of the most destructive weapons the game can give you, and you're not using it."

Runner-Up: Starling
Title: PC's Trump Card


Excerpt: "I am a PC gamer and I'm here to tell you why."

Runner-Up: shandog137
Title: X-Com: I know my enemy


Excerpt: " I received my $14 used copy of X-Com: Enemy Unknown (“EU”) in the mail. It truly wooed me over the next several days."
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