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Day 6

Two small things today:

  1. I watched a brief video on a game  – which tempted me to look for media on another.
  2. I bought a PS4…
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Musings: A Little Familiar

I’ve recently discovered I am a massive hypocrite.

I was talking to a friend recently about the still-in-the-works MMO, Crowfall. We were mostly talking about the inclusions of centaurs being pretty neat, since it’s rare to get a playable non-bipedal race in…well, anything. 1,171 more words

Blog

An Introduction to Grand Strategy (and Paradox Interactive)

By ProjectM

For those of you who are unaware of what the term ‘Grand Strategy’ means, it can easily be summed up as games that require… 952 more words

Features

Total War: Arena

I just started Total War: Arena today and it is fucking amazing for a game in Alpha.

Yeah, I’m biased. I’ve been playing Total War games ever since Rome and I’m a history super-freak, so it’s automatically up my alley. 319 more words

Gaming

The myth of total war

Reader Frank posted a comment about total war and the principle of distinction between combatants and non-combatants. While we’re on the subject, I thought it a good opportunity to post some old research I did on the concept of total war, and the history behind the myth. 1,650 more words

Philosopher-at-home

Can Creative Assembly Balance Total Warhammer?

There was a point during the Battle for Blackfire Pass that my heart sank into my stomach. While I’m sure others were just as impressed as I was with CA’s masterful attention to detail and the amazing animation of the battle taking place, I couldn’t help but wince when the Outriders flanked the Orcish cavalry and shot into their backs. 665 more words