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24 February, 2012

The need to be “unproductive”
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 4:51 AM

First, the great news: The CRPG addict is back! That’s a great blog and if you like RPGs you absolutely should go read it to understand the history of the computer RPG genre. He plays the old games you don’t have time to play in full.

But, I wanted to touch on an issue he touches on in his post: the value of games to a productive adult in today’s society.

13 February, 2012

Clones… clones everywhere!
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 8:25 PM

I recently attended a conference on social and mobile games (yeah, I know) and they talked a bit about cloning of games. Again. A few high-profile examples of cloning have brought this back into the spotlight. So, let’s take a look at the business realities of cloning and how it affect small game companies.

6 February, 2012

I’m pretty good at playing MMOs
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 1:25 AM

I’ve not been feeling too well lately. My better half came home with some sort of plague that made her lose her voice and become bedridden. I’ve mostly been worn out, not sure if it’s from me taking care of her or some form of her plague trying to drag me down. Either way, I’ve been trying to get some extra rest in.

I’ve managed to play some MMOs, though. And, I’ve realized something: I’m pretty good at playing MMOs.

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