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Taking a step back to look forward

As the summer gets rolling, my time with games grows thinner and thinner. Just this past weekend I turned on the ol’ 360 to play a little South Park: The Stick of Truth for the first time in nearly 3 weeks. 1,178 more words


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In case you hadn't noticed, I write about video games, a lot. Not a lot compared to some bloggers, but a lot for me. And because I'm the one to blame for starting this train, there are times when I feel that I have to keep it going no matter the cost. In the recent past, this has driven my gaming down a path strewn with debris from the outside. This approach doesn't quell my inner desire to play as much as it makes me feel like I MUST play only because...I MUST! I MUST CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY! That's all well and good sometimes, but the feelings that comes with this self-fulfilling prophecy turn out to be hollow and meaningless. In this post I wrote for United We Game, I take a step back from my current reality to reflect on why I play games in the first place and to answer the question "what do I want from gaming?"

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