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Politics in FPS-games

February 12, 2010

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To a great surprise to everyone, this post is not going to be about the fuss surrounding the killing of civilians in Modern Warfare 2. Instead, I’ll write about a few older games.

While on the topic of games as art…

February 5, 2010

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Recently, I touched upon the subject of games as art. This is by means unexplored territory; in fact it is so well traversed that the great movie critic Roger Ebert has commented on the subject. Unfortunately, he voices a negative opinion. He bases his view on arguments I can’t completely accept, while I do agree […]

All the shades of gray, but no…

February 1, 2010

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Like everybody and their mother, I’ve been playing Mass Effect 2. The game includes a lot of dialogue and after a chat with a supporting character I was quite sure Shepard was flirting with him. This is in no way unexpected, as it seems that Shepard is quite omnisexual and will flirt with anything that […]