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The Con of Control

The hiccups have stopped for a bit!

Maybe that’s the end of them.

They started yesterday afternoon. I was hiccupping all the way to work, at work, on the way back from work and up until now. 422 more words


In Response to Extra Credits: Humane Design

by: @wvmauthor

On April 15 2015, Extra Credits released a video on Humane Design in video games. In short, it’s decrying the present tendency to create skinner box exploitative experiences that nudge players to stick with a game long past the end of enjoyment. 501 more words


1K a Day - "Just One More Level"

Fourth in the 1K a Day Motivational Series, in which I talk about something that happened in the previous week that could have or did prevent me from writing a minimum of 1,000 words on a given day, or possibly talk about something that provided support to get me through the day. 672 more words


Skinner Box Mechanics: The Unaware Gamer

Booting up my Shield, I quickly opened my app drawer and launched Modern Combat 5. As the game loads up I am greeted with my profile stats. 754 more words