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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 Simplicity and Era Contrasts

Posted in Musing with tags , on October 12, 2011 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

We recently talked about nostalgia, and last Monday we discussed how a decision between consoles sparked a thought about how other gamers deal with decisions that can mean more than they initially seem.  Today, in a similar vein, we’re going to talk about gamers growing older.
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Thoughts on Gaming Nostalgia

Posted in Musing with tags , , , , on October 6, 2011 by The Retro-ish Gaming Critic

It’s a part of every gamer who is interested in “retro” gaming.  It’s a part of our hobby, too, in many ways.  It’s a part of our love for the hobby, it can help bring gamers together in fellowship—but it can also be dangerous.  Today, we’re going to discuss nostalgia.
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