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Civilization and the Myth of Perpetual Growth

All rise and no fall: how Civilization reinforces a dangerous myth

I wrote a piece for Rock Paper Shotgun on Civilization VI, and how 4X games struggle to escape the death-drive they themselves create by uncritically following an ideology of perpetual growth. 82 more words


The sad indictment of video game journalism

Video game journalism is dead, the whole “games need to be easier and more accessible” and gamers are “elitist” and “toxic” for wanting games to be challenging. 862 more words


Apparently gameplay is not a gaming term anymore...

The word “gameplay” is pretty much already defined by the word itself:
So it really blows my mind when a senior editor at Rock Paper Shotgun an online video game publication spouts garbage like this: 151 more words