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Steaming about Customer Support

by July 15th, 2011 - Culture » Video Games »

I love game company Valve and their distribution system, Steam. I have logged many hours basking in the “Om Nom Nom” of the zombie survival game Left 4 Dead, have sat in awe of the Half Life and Portal franchises, and have discovered such strange indie games However, it never dawned on me that they […]

The Video Game Gene

by May 18th, 2011 - Culture » Video Games »

My ancestors had long been blessed with a gene whose only function is to help one excel at video games. It simply hasn’t presented itself because video games only came into being during my generation. My grandfather toiled in the fields just to get by, but had he been playing Harvest Moon or Farmville he […]

AudioSurf – Riding the Wave

by May 24th, 2009 - Culture » Sounds » Culture » Video Games »

“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty […]

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