Thoughts

Quick, short, often niche posts about games. Sometimes they are brief looks at concepts in art, design, culture, and psychology. Other times they are reactions to specific news items or just something silly that came to mind.

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Game designers: If your game ever says “Unsaved data will be lost” you are doing it wrong. ESPECIALLY if there is no explicit save system.

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Too often lately: Beat awesome game. Feel good about game. Play more. Give up in disgust on poorly-designed trophies. Feel bad about game.

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I just reinstalled #cityofheroes since it’s free to play now. My level-cap main has been offline for sixteen hundred days.

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In western RPGs, you kill Satan (malevolent power-hungry beast). In JRPGs, you kill God (incomprehensible timeless superbeing).

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Seems we don’t buy games anymore but passes to theme parks that can close at any time with no warning, whether it be for one day or forever.