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Things I learned today

1. UNSW sends out spam every three weeks or so, spruiking some company or product under a thin guise of supposed relevance to students. 2. “Capitalism represses human sexuality” according to Kate Jeffreys writing in the Socialist Alternative #140. LOL … Continue reading

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“What I dream of is an art of balance” – Henri Matisse

Today I thought a game or two of Street Fighter IV after work would be a nice way to dispel the gloom that eventually accumulates when I review other people’s work for too long. I’ve played Street Fighter since it … Continue reading

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ZOMG!!1!

One of my favourite game series of all time, SimCity, is coming to the iPhone! *skips around in a circle* Nostalgia alert: SimCity 2000 was a game that stole hundreds of hours of my adolescence (along with Civilization II*). Unlike … Continue reading

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Where are the proper ninja games?

Seriously. Ninjas, apart from their natural superiority to pirates, are excellent subjects for computer games. Yet what gets produced are abominations like the Ninja Gaiden series, which are an insult to everything ninjas said and did. Ninjas were secretive, stealthy … Continue reading

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Give me all your bacon

Just finished Gears of War 2, so I thought I’d put down some additional thoughts. Spoiler alert!

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Gears of War 2

I’m pretty sure I can pinpoint the exact moment that I realised what a great game this is. Having just used the mortar for the first time in a chaperone mission through an exquisitely detailed abandoned and half-destroyed town, I … Continue reading

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