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Hoarders, or Patrons? A Case For Dealing With Your Pile of Shame

 

Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way: I’ve got a pretty massive Pile of Shame. Anyone who knows me personally has likely seen at least a portion of my Pile of Shame. It’s not going to get any smaller. And before I let this pseudo-euphemism get much further out of hand, let’s clue in the uninformed: the Pile of Shame (or “Stack of Shame” for the alliteratively apt) refers to the collection of essentially unplayed games owned by a person. More…

Does Violence Need to Be Our Default Response in Gaming?

I’ve been thinking a lot about violence in gaming lately, about conflict and the tools we use to resolve it, violent or otherwise.  More…

First Post: Let’s Intelligame.

I know when I’ve played a good game because I feel the same way I do when I watch a good movie.

After a good movie, all I can think about while the credits roll is how many papers I want to write about what I just watched. (Toy Story 3 is an excellent example; if there’s not a compilation of critical essays out there about the Toy Story trilogy, a small part of us has failed as human beings.)  More…