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Yet More Thoughts on Simplicity and Era Contrasts

Posted in Musing with tags , , , , on January 12, 2012 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

Yes, yes, I know—at this point, it’s almost like beating a dead horse.  Still, considering how many gamers are to some extent interested in older gaming, the comparisons between retro (and retro-ish) games and their modern counterparts come up often.
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Thoughts on the Creation of Let’s Plays

Posted in Musing with tags , , , , , on January 4, 2012 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

I’ve talked about the concept on this blog plenty of times, but it wasn’t until creating my own Let’s Play of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Echoes from the Past that I really understood some aspects of the process, even some things I thought I understood beforehand.
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More Thoughts on Simplicity and Era Contrasts

Posted in Musing with tags , , on November 21, 2011 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

A little while ago, we discussed the differences and challenges some older gamers face in modern gaming, and today, it’s time to revisit that, with some other thoughts on the matter.
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Thoughts on the Definition of “Gamer”

Posted in Musing with tags , , on October 19, 2011 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

We’ve discussed different types of gamers before, but we haven’t really discussed the original term, itself.  It’s one of those words everyone knows the meaning to, but are usually unable to put forth a set definition.  That’s what we’re going to try and do today.
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Thoughts on Games and Gamers Growing Up

Posted in Musing with tags , , , , on October 5, 2011 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

As we gamers grow, so, too, do our games.  We watch them, particularly the longer-running franchises, as they become more than what they were when we first knew them.  Some mature, some simply become different—and some become less.
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