Gaming Connoisseur: When Death in Games Mattered

Remember when you actually cared about trying to stay alive in a video game? You were given a certain amount of lives to complete your task. While there were ways to gain an extra life, there was somewhat of a challenge involved with doing so. Today’s games lack the same challenges of the old days…. Continue reading

How You Play the Game: Death of a Sim

In modern society, if you grow tired of a relationship with a friend, relative, or even someone you disagree with, it is simply unacceptable to kill them. At least that’s what I’m told. After spending hours working on the relationships with my Sims in The Sims franchise I have come to realize there is a place… Continue reading

How You Play the Game: Taking Life and Death Seriously

Matt “The Matt Hittle” Hittle and I had been at war with the combined forces of the GLA and China for well over 2 hours in Command and Conquer: Generals when we finally tasted the sweetness of our enemies’ inevitable defeat. We were forced to hunker down early as the opposition bombarded us with suicide bombers… Continue reading