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April 22nd, 2008
About Those Stories…
by Scorpia

A few days back, in The Best Stories, I commented on gamesradar’s list of the 15 games with (what else?) the best stories. So far, no one has mentioned an interesting point about those games.

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April 21st, 2008
It’s That Time Again
by Scorpia

Yes, time for Rockstar to be in the controversy spotlight once more. In this case, over the upcoming Grand Theft Auto IV. The Chicago Transit Authority doesn’t like it.

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April 20th, 2008
It’s All In The Demo
by Scorpia

Over at Destructoid, there’s a post up by “topgeargorilla”. He plays demos. Not full games, just demos. Only demos.

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April 19th, 2008
The Best Stories
by Scorpia

We’ve talked a lot about story in games, and pretty much agreed that most of them are trite, to say the least. However, gamesradar has come up with a list of fifteen they call “all-time best stories” in games.

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April 18th, 2008
Don’t Ask Me
by Scorpia

Back last year, in Quest-ionable Activities and Why Should I Care?, I editorialized on the silliness and triviality of those endless “side jobs” foisted on us in RPGs. I’ve been contemplating the matter, and wonder: what if people didn’t ask us to do those errands?

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April 17th, 2008
Sins Again
by Scorpia

Last month, in a comment on Piracy Is Not The Problem, I pointed out that the CP-free Sins Of A Solar Empire was the #2 best-selling game for February. An amazing achievement for an indie game. So what about March?

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April 16th, 2008
Abandoned Ships
by Scorpia

Over at rpgdot today, they have an interview up about a game that has so far flown completely under the radar, called City of Abandoned Ships.

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April 16th, 2008
Aussie Gamers Cancel GTA IV
by Scorpia

Destructoid is reporting a hefty protest by Australian gamers over the forthcoming Grand Theft Auto IV. Yes, the gamers.

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