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A Podcast Data Entry Project

I missed this week’s and last week’s post on PopMatters because I got a little to caught up in trying to finish another self inflicted project. For a while now the Moving Pixels podcast RSS feed has been borked thanks to what I suspect was an internal update to the …

Digital Couch

Weekend Digital Couch Chats

I’ve posted this on twitter a few times over the last couple of weeks, but in interest of explaining it better I’m going to put it into long form. I’m increasingly annoyed at twitter’s ultimate design of output. It’s not good for a lot of things and over time people …

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The Revolution is Over

Ignore the title. I suck at titles. Last night Spike’s VGX awards ceremony was broadcast all over the internet and as expected it was the cultural travesty we’ve all come to expect from it. I’m not really interested in how they can remedy the situation and fix the awards show, …

Attack of the Sequels

Against Sequels

This is something that’s been on my mind and with E3 starting next week, somewhat timely. I don’t particularly like sequels. I don’t like additions. I like completed wholes. I like stories with beginnings, middles and, most importantly, ends. One of my favorite TV shows, if not my favorite, The …

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Xbox One

I did the PS4 a while back, so now its Microsoft’s Xbox One’s turn. First off, yes the reveal conference was underwhelming and I spent most of it reading n my tablet and keeping up with twitter for the snark. A note on that: there was a lot less bile …

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Game Changer of the Next Generation

So the PS4 announcement was a thing and amid the hype, the backlash to the hype and the reasoned deconstruction of what was revealed I keep seeing the same things focused on. The PS4 is showing more of the same, the PS4 has a share button that could do things, …

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GoFundMe for PAX East

PAX East is coming up soon and like last year I have managed to secure a Press Pass for the event. I’ve gone twice in the past three since PAX East started and have always had a good time. I’ve gotten to meet some wonderful people that I’ve only ever …

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Visual Expectations

I want to talk about this quote from a 2k executive. I’m not going to deconstruct everything wrong with it. RockPaperShotgun did a pretty good job of that already. I’ll also point to Destructoid for a slightly more irreverent take on it. Instead I want to use it as a …

The RPG Lineage Chart

Way back at PAX East I got to talking with some people over dinner Saturday and one of the topics that came up was my Dragon Age II Lineage post I did the year before and the research that went into it. I described what I did and that I …