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Plants vs Zombies

I love Tower Defense. I play all sorts of variations. I even wrote a cheesy clone in Metaplace one weekend. I’m also a big fan of PopCap games like Bejeweled and Insaniquarium. Given all this, I was thrilled to hear … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Videogames

I picked up two games recently. These games are at nearly opposite ends of the development spectrum, and I figured it’d be fun to get into some post-mortem (ish) game-on-game compare and contrast action. The Loser I was fantastically excited … Continue reading

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Casually Pharaoh

We’ve been playing Immortal Cities: Nile Online by Tilted Mill recently. It’s a casual multi-player browser based strategy game. Immortal Cities: Nile Online is a persistent browser-based empire building game set in ancient Egypt. Play with thousands of other players … Continue reading

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Impressions: Fallout 3

I don’t know that I’d call this a full review, but I completed a playthrough of Fallout 3, and wanted to share my impressions. (Evil, Speech, Repair, and Energy Weapons — Ash Pile FTW!) Super Mutants are jerks. This one … Continue reading

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Review: Bejeweled 2

Disclaimer: Some kind folks over at PopCap Games hooked me up with a copy of Bejeweled 2 after stumbling across my hat-tip to AJAX Bejeweled. However, I swear that I have made every attempt to maintain my journalistic integrity on … Continue reading

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The Making of Second Life

I finally finished a book that’s been sitting in my “Throne Repository” for several months, so today I’d like to share The Making of Second Life: Notes from the New World. The Making of Second Life: Notes from the New … Continue reading

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Escape to Lost Island

I will admit here that I’m totally a crazed fan-girl over the TV show Lost. It nearly broke my spirit to NOT be able to keep up with the show when we were on the road. I can actually say … Continue reading

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Wikinomics

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been chipping away at another nonfiction book. Y’know, in between rereading Fellowship of the Ring and picking through The Silmarillion (curse you, LotRO)… The cover of this book grabbed me one fine evening at … Continue reading

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