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August 31st, 2008
It’s Dynamic
by Scorpia

Over on his blog the other day, Gareth Fouche posted about dynamic content in games. Events that happen in the world without waiting for the player to do something.

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August 30th, 2008
I’m Missing Something…
by Scorpia

…maybe. As I mentioned in Nostalgia: Diablo 2, I pulled out the game awhile back and started playing again. However, there was something about the jewel case which finally penetrated my mind. It has four compartments, but only 3 CDs.

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August 29th, 2008
I Want My Rights!
by Scorpia

PC gamers take a lot of abuse. Not from console fanboys, but from the game companies themselves. So now, Stardock and Gas Powered Games have collaborated on a “PC Gamers Bill Of Rights.

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August 28th, 2008
Gaming Megatrends
by Scorpia

Over at Gamasutra, Pascal Luban has an article up discussing emerging trends in gaming. Pretty much all of them are ways that publishers are trying to get more bucks from their products.

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August 27th, 2008
Coyote Does Wiz 8
by Scorpia

Now that Coyote has some time to spend on fun (instead of crunching), he’s finally gotten around to playing Wizardry 8. And he’s been doing a “game in progress” series of posts on his blog.

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August 26th, 2008
Remember Good Old Games?
by Scorpia

Sure you do. I posted about them in Good Old Games. CD Projekt’s beta of the service appears to be going well.

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August 25th, 2008
FO3: Censored For Germany
by Scorpia

Not too long ago, Australia initially banned Fallout 3 over “unacceptable drug use and paraphernalia”. After Bethesda made some modifications, the ban was removed. Now, it seems Germany is getting into the act.

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August 24th, 2008
A New Hero
by Scorpia

From time to time, the website gamecareerguide.com runs a contest/challenge on some aspect of (naturally) game design. The most recent one was “Design a new hero”, and the results are now up.

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