You can read my new article on The Sims over at the Escapist – the first thing I have written there in a long time. As always, any comments about the article itself should be posted over there if you have an account. That way people know you are reading it.
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November 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · Escapist
This week’s issue of The Escapist is dedicated to the idea of war, and the articles are generally interesting. Greg Tito’s “history of wargaming” doesn’t really add anything new or interesting to the already large library on this topic but Shawn Williams article on the impact of video game soldiering to real war is quite […]
December 16th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Escapist, Print Screen
This weeks’ Escapist is full of interesting content. The theme is “guilty pleasures” – gaming while drunk, whoring it up in MUDs, Superman 64. I’m quoted in Andrew Webster’s article about gaming novels, so read it if only to see me pretend to be an expert. Webster spends a lot of time with author Drew […]
July 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Carving Out Your Own Space · Escapist
I haven’t linked to The Escapist in a while, mostly because everyone visits there now because of some vulgar little video critiques that I happen to find very entertaining most of the time. But please don’t forget to read the articles, especially Sean Sands’ A Site to Call My Own. Sands is one of the […]
July 17th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Escapist
The new Escapist has an article from yours truly about games journalism. I struggled a bit with this piece and there was some back and forth with the editors Russ Pitts and Joe Blacanto. It was eventually cut down some because it lost its thread a bit. Maybe my central conceit couldn’t hold the longer […]
Jeff Green has been covering games in the print media since Gutenberg, so it’s always great to read his opinion on the State of the Gaming Media. The Escapist has a new interview with the Editor in Chief of Games for Windows. He doesn’t say a lot that others haven’t, but it has the imprimatur […]