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Don’t Tread Water On Me

by Maggie Wilandon December 10, 2015
I was reading up on the new Tomb Raider on wikipedia the other night, and one of the things I read was this statement: Lara can swim which will add to Lara’s mobility and combat tactics. Having just finally 100% the first one, I realized that while s...
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We Wish Ewe A Merry Christmas

by Maggie Wilandon December 6, 2015
Games are being considered more and more like movies. With game adaptations of films, and cinematic games such as Mass Effect, Tomb Raider or Heavy Rain, there’s no doubt that gaming is trying to be more film like, but this leads to a few problems...
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There’s A New Periph In Town

by Maggie Wilandon November 21, 2015
Imagine this scenario, children of the future: You’re a kid, in the mid-ninties, and you’re in the back of your parents car at night. Maybe you’re going on vacation, maybe you’re simply going home from seeing family, who k...

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Leisure Suit Larry Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

by Maggie Wilandon November 16, 2015
There’s something inherently wrong with allowing sex to define hobbies. Case in point; women can’t know jack about cars, unless they’re butch lesbians, because apparently they’re “almo...
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The Candy-Assed Saga

by Maggie Wilandon November 4, 2015
Every once in a while, I’ll wake up in the morning, ask my girlfriend to make me some tea, and then sit down and think about the things that I want to get done that day. Perhaps, on this particular day of days, I’m feeling rather hopeful. I’m feeling li...

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by Maggie Wilandon September 3, 2015
Back in the early days or video games, arcade was king. You’d go with a few of your friends to wherever you could think of that had a few cabinets if you didn’t have a dedicated arcade around, and often it meant going to places like drug stores, pizzerias and the laundrymat....
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Let’s Play “GotGame”

by Maggie Wilandon August 25, 2015
Every so often, I wind up somewhere online, a forum or something, where someone (or more than one person) is bemoaning the idea of let’s plays. They say they don’t understand the concept behind it, how you can find watching someone ...
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Uwe Boll’s “Pixels”

by Maggie Wilandon August 20, 2015
Since this is the internet, I’m going to make brash judgments and criticize something that hasn’t even come out yet even though I have nothing really to go on other than a short trailer. “Pixels” with Kevin James & Ada...

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O Brother, Where Art Thou Gaming?

by Maggie Wilandon August 14, 2015
One summer, back in the early 2000s, my step brother and I stayed in my room all summer and played The Neverhood and Warcraft 2 all day every day. When my mother remarried, and he became my stepbrother, it was quite apparent to me that he was the ...
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My Name Is Maggie, And I’m An Addict (Part 2)

by Maggie Wilandon August 5, 2015
So how do you get yourself off an addiction? The easiest solution is a substitute. People who try to stop smoking end up on vapes or perhaps electronic cigarettes, something that simulates the addiction while still ...
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My Name Is Maggie, And I’m An Addict (Part 1)

by Maggie Wilandon August 1, 2015
I moved a number of months ago. I was only able to bring 2 suitcases with me, and my Wii was the only one I could fit in to travel with. I didn’t even bring my DS which was the real stupid move, ’cause t...