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One More Go: <em>Intelligent Qube</em>, or Murdering Steven Spielberg | Offworld
"This week I've killed Steven Spielberg three dozen times. I'm feeling better about the whole thing now, so I'm not going to vent any more steam about his increasingly asinine - and frankly pretty arrogant - repetition of the 'games won't be important until they can make you cry, which up until now they haven't been able to, but don't worry I've come to fix things' line." Which, you know, is good, because it means Margaret can talk about the joy of cubes instead. Or Cube, to give him his proper name. A wonderful One More Go, this week.
games  kurushi  intelligentqube  offworld  onemorego  spielberg  natal  cubes  cube  geometry 
june 2009 by infovore
One More Go: World of Warcraft, home is where the hearth is - Offworld
"Warcraft’s success has always been substantially due to the extraordinary physicality of Azeroth, to the real sense of land transversed, of caves discovered, and of secrets shared. Players old and new bemoan the endless trudging that low-level travel requires, but it’s crucial for binding you to the world." Yes. Despite QuestHelper, I'm always in awe of the new areas. I just wish more people were playing the game as slowly and badly as me. Another beautiful One More Go, and one that resonates a lot right now.
games  writing  place  wow  worldofwarcraft  home  onemorego  azeroth  belonging 
february 2009 by infovore

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