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Designer Diary: Light & Dark
10 months ago

Designer Diary: Light & Dark

Constraint breeds creativity, they say. Well how’s this for a constraint? My five-year-old daughter regularly pulls games off my shelf—Kingdom Builder, Splendor, For Sale—and tells me she wants to play …
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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
10 months ago

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age has a North American release date of 11 July on Sony PlayStation 4. Square Enix revealed the date as part of their Final Fantasy …
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Shadows Within and Without
1 year ago

Shadows Within and Without

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Regardless of what tool is used to create a form of expression, whether it is artistic or purely functional, the creation is an exercise of mimicry. The tool may be …
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Completing the Disney World Circuit
2 years ago

Completing the Disney World Circuit

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This past July, I was able to complete the Disney world circuit, visiting Hong Kong Disneyland amidst a torrential downpour. Having visited Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea in June, it was …
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Deathtrap Dungeon: A Game within a Game
2 years ago

Deathtrap Dungeon: A Game within a Game

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Ian Livingstone’s Deathtrap Dungeon (Puffin, 1984), the sixth installment in the Fighting Fantasy Gamebook series, pits the reader in a dungeon that promises a substantial reward for anyone who emerges …
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Boredom
3 years ago

Boredom

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It’s a Disney World After All
3 years ago

It’s a Disney World After All

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When Disneyland first opened in Anaheim, California in 1955, it was a disaster. Nothing was going as planned. The park was overcrowded due to attendance underestimations and fake tickets, guests …
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Victim
3 years ago

Victim

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Discovering Hidden Treasures in Charted Water
3 years ago

Discovering Hidden Treasures in Charted Water

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When’s the last time you got out and explored your city? Forget about your favourite haunts and the latest hot spots for a minute and think about the last time …
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Tetricide
3 years ago

Tetricide

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