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WHAT MAKES AN UNBEATABLE GAMING EXPERIENCE?

The very first content to find an outlet in the form of this blog.

An (admittedly-cursory) examination of the objective and subjective factors that make certain games perfect for certain gamers. 1/3 consideration of important issues, 2/3 reminiscence on great games!

Part 1 – Preface

Part 2 – Personal Opinions & Recollections

Part 3 – Consideration Of ‘Perfect’ Games


THE SOCIAL BENEFITS OF GAMING

Gaming sometimes cops a bad wrap for being antisocial or inherently damaging to human development. Here is some anecdotal evidence illustrating how the good of gaming far outweighs the bad.

An examination of the ‘bad’ will be added to the series at some point as there are legitimate concerns around the unhealthy social and personal effects can have in certain instances. For now though it is all positives…

Part 1 – How Gaming Promotes Conversation

Part 2 – Gaming As A Positive Shared Experience

Part 3 – A ‘Real Life’ Example & Interview


TOLKIEN’S LEGACY

High Fantasy is a genre I was introduced to through CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia books. This series of posts look back on the string of experiences that followed on from Narnia and led surreptitiously in the direction of JRR Tolkien’s Middle-Earth.

Part 1 – Prelude (feat. HeroQuest)

Part 2 – “Back In My Day…” The Earliest Years Of MMO (feat. Utopia)

Part 3 – High Fantasy Stepping Stones (feat. The Hobbit, The Lord Of The Rings, Skyrim)

Part 4 – An Unconventional Finale (feat. Dragon Age: Inquisition)


CREATIVE QUESTING

Playing games the way the developer intended is great. Making your own goals and playing by your own and rules can be even better…

Part 1 – An Introduction

Part 2 – Alternative RPG Builds (feat. Destiny)

Part 3 – Alternative Deck Builds (feat. Hearthstone)

Part 4 – Alternative Team Builds (feat. Pokemon)

Part 5 – Technical Difficulties (feat. Destiny)

Part 6 – Enter The RandoMage (feat. Hearthstone)


A PICTURE TELLS

Looking back through old photo albums – or in this case folders of screenshots – can occasionally be pleasant. Here’s an example or two…

Part 1 – Full Moon In The Fallow Mire (feat. Dragon Age: Inquisition)


 

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