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    My random first experience as a Destiny Sherpa

    In Tibet, there is an ethnic group of people known as Sherpa who became known for guiding expeditions through the Himalayan peaks. In the video game Destiny, a Sherpa refers to a highly-skilled player who helps guide newer or less skill players through really difficult parts of the game. They’re either really nice or really […] More

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    Happy 25th Anniversary, Blizzard Entertainment!

    *Disclaimer: Though I am married to an employee at Blizzard Entertainment, all thoughts herein are my own. Yesterday, employees and fans alike celebrated Blizzard Entertainment’s 25th anniversary of creating boundary-pushing games and captivating storytelling – from team brawlers, to FPS, to MMOs – and shared stories of how they came to fall in love with […] More

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    The Art of Pikmin

    Introduction 11 days since proper sleep: Given the trend of the last couple articles I’ve written, it is apparent that my inspiration comes well after sundown. Just last night I found myself watching the gameplay of one of my favorite childhood games, Pikmin. And just tonight, I find myself sitting in a library past midnight […] More

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    A Smash Hit (FORMAT FEATURE)

    You know those video games you can play over and over? For me it’s usually a game with a good storyline. I could play Telltale’s The Walking Dead until my thumbs bleed or Pokemon Mystery Dungeon over and over until my eyes fall out of their sockets. Then there’s Super Smash Brothers, where the biggest […] More

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    Joining Wikipedia Because of Video Game Addiction

    Just recently I stayed up past 4am lying in bed with a laptop on my stomach and my chin almost touching my chest. My face was lit by the flickering whiteness of the screen as various clips of random, nostalgic video games played before my eyes. The morning after, I suffered through both of my […] More

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    Writing for Top Shelf Gaming: Digital Purgatory

    Note: Last week I was asked to write this blog post and submit it to be workshopped by my peers. This piece is a reaction and analysis of itself. (Very meta). Know that I feel more comfortable now that you, my nameless audience, is reading this instead of my peers in the real world who […] More

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    Bound 2 Forget: Nostalgia and the Stick of Truth

    As an out-of-state college student with no family or loved ones in the near vicinity, occasions like Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day and Spring break have always been quite reflective. I often use this time to sit in and ponder about my relatives and sometimes even past flames who are never around to share these traditions with […] More

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    The way I enjoy games has been changed forever

    I had the privilege of attending a fantastic presentation by a few Naughty Dog concept artists around October of last year, and while I was there I got the opportunity to raise my hand and ask something that had been on my mind for a while. “How does your knowledge of the process of creating […] More

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    Revision 3 Revs Off

    Revision 3 Games shut down this week and I can’t understand for the life of me why more people aren’t talking about it. They made the announcement with two videos. A goodbye video from Nick Robinson and one from Tara Long that ended with a slideshow of the channel over the last three years heralded by an […] More

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