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Games may be art after all

July 5, 2010


It seems that Roger Ebert has changed his opinion of games. The acclaimed movie critic admits that he cannot make the judgement that games are not art because he is not familiar enough with video games. But it seems that not everybody agrees that this is a good thing. Advertisements

Politics in FPS-games

February 12, 2010


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.

Political games

March 18, 2009


Last Sunday we played the third game in my series of political games. ‘Political’ does not here mean that they included political action by the characters, but that they had in them political situations reflected from history. Basically, I took historical situations and placed them in a hypothetical future realized in a dystopian cyberpunk-setting. The […]