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Old 02-10-13, 06:00 AM   #1
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Post The Sunday Papers

Sundays are for being pleased that it is raining so that you can stay inside and browse a collection of fine videogames. Perhaps, when you have a few minutes, you might read a few articles of games writing, too.

  • Jon Shafer's design blog has been filling up with At The Gates stuff in the past week, but before that he wrote this: 'A moniker often used for empire builders is '4X', for exploration, expansion, exploitation and extermination. Unfortunately, once you get halfway through a game the first two Xs ' by far the most enjoyable for many players ' are pretty much wrapped up. Unless you really enjoy watching meters fill up or have a particular love for the less-than-perfect combat systems these games tend to feature there's really not much left to see. And so we quit and start over.' (moreā?¦)

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