Tag: gaming

VR and Nausea

By Brian Lancaster Disclaimer: I’ve never tried a VR headset, nor do I care about about VR. The closest thing to virtual reality I’ve tried was back in 1995 when I was a kid in a Circuit City trying out a Virtual Boy — some Mario game that was a huge leap backwards and just…

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Why Colossal Cave Holds Up

By Brian Lancaster Enter house, get torch, exit house, north, XYZZY. The first text adventure (also known as interactive fiction) to ever be created, was called Colossal Cave Adventure (1977), in which a sentence parser broke down the player’s commands into verbs, direct objects, and indirect objects with a preposition (the subject is always assumed…

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What happened at Ubisoft Forward?

Besides everything leaking beforehand. Last night Ubisoft put on their E3 style show called Ubisoft Forward and honestly, it wouldn’t be E3 style without massive leaks. There was nothing they showed that hadn’t either been leaked beforehand or they had previously announced It. It was all exciting and nice to see but Ubisoft has some…

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Gaiming Higher

I am a gamer. Many of you are like me but there is only one, me. My games are my best friends. They are my life. I master them as I disallow mastery of my life. I must play harder and shoot straighter than the enemy which is my soulless existence trying to kill me. I must win before I am won.

My game is me, as I am me, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn it as a brother. I will learn its weakness, its strength, its parts, its accessories, its sights and expansions. I will keep my game polished and ready, even as I am nothing of the sort. We will become paradoxical of each other.

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