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February 25th, 2008
Ron Gilbert & The Bear
by Scorpia

So I was feeling lazy today, and joystiq helped. They cornered Ron Gilbert at the GDC and presented him with a “typical adventure game puzzle”: getting past a “ferocious robot bear” guarding a cave. So what did Ron do?

Ron Gilbert & The Bear on joystiq

January 28th, 2008
Desperation
by Scorpia

Desperation is the feeling that comes around when there’s nothing new to play. So I thought, why not an old game? One I hadn’t played in years? Why not Quake?

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January 25th, 2008
Steve Meretzky Flashes
by Scorpia

Thought I’d wind up the week on a light note. At least, I hope it’s a light note.

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November 24th, 2007
Wild Games
by Scorpia

Weekends tend to be slow, and holiday weekends even more so. Fortunately, I came across something the other day that lets me get up at least one post so the weekend isn’t totally blank.

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September 17th, 2007
Quest For Glory
by Scorpia

We’ve talked about the often-illogical RPG approach to quests in posts such as Quest-ionable Activities and Why Should I Care?. Over at his blog, John Walker wondered, too. Then he did something about it.

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September 14th, 2007
Silly Monsters
by Scorpia

Over on a site called headinjurytheater.com (which seems appropriate), Jared Hindman has a post up on bad/silly/stupid monsters in D&D (formerly AD&D, of course).

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April 1st, 2007
April 1st News Roundup
by Scorpia

It’s that day. The day when many silly announcements are made, hoping to catch people off guard.

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March 7th, 2007
Fun And Names
by Scorpia

While the spam here has dried up, it continues to flow freely into my mailbox. Usually, it’s deleted without a second look. But sometimes, the name on the email catches my fancy.

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