I’m starting my recap of PAXAus not at PAXAus, but at Singapore’s GameStart. Because I’m fickle like that.
In which I quote Clausewitz, just to prove my university education wasn’t a total waste.
Not all quests are created equal – some have you fighting the Templars to better humankind, some have you looking through the trash.
A poor fiction at that.
Double Fine pushes their Early Access-funded Spacebase DF-9 into a release version despite it still lacking a lot of features, indicating that no-one is immune to overpromising and under-delivering.
A look at trending issues around GamerGate. SPOILER: Zoe Quinn is the focus, not gaming journalism.
I recently read an article from the developer of one unreleased Kickstarted video game pointing out the flaws of other failed Kickstarted video games and saw an interesting discrepancy. The Kickstarter page listed 10 developers working on the project, while the article author indicated that “just two programmers and one part-time artist” worked on getting …
When Kickstarter-backed projects like Yogventures collapse, it’s important to look closely at them to see what the lessons are. In this case, it appears a key lesson is, “The backers are screwed”.
It’s of concern when the most entertainment I got from my time at the Melbourne Mana Bar was by myself in the toilets.
I want to see equitable treatment of men and women in the gaming scene. Unfortunately I don’t think puting male and female pro-gamers in the same open-for-all tournament structure is going to help achieve this.