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Dragon Age Retrospective 2: Origins DLC 1

Hello and welcome back to the Dragon Age Retrospective. Now, Dragon Age Origins has a ton of DLC.  So much so, in fact, I’ve decided to make the DLC its own article.  I’m not going to be talking about item

Behind the Line: Activision’s Algorithm Patent

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If anyone noticed, sorry for the delay. Getting poked in the eye and then Halloween took away some of my usual writing time. In any case, I had intended to be done with Algorithms by now… then Activision’s patent brings

Behind the Line: The problems with “The Algorithm”

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I don’t usually want to get political in these pieces, but I was already planning to follow up the last article on this topic, then Twitter just walked right into the target area on their own. So yeah, that’ll come

Behind the Line: Why the Algorithm?

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So “the algorithm” has become a topic lately. This is what Steam refers to when talking about trying to direct you to the best games for you, and to bury the garbage. This is what Google talks about when trying

Vega Goose Reviews: Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda is not a bad game. It really isn’t, though many would disagree with that. What it is, in fact, is a good idea poorly implemented at the end of the day. I know that seems vague, but

Behind the Line: Depression, and “The Mold”

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Depression is a very serious topic, and not one that should be dismissed, and yet some do. Before diving in, I should point out that not long ago I wrote about the hubbub at Google: Behind the Line: Google, and

The Attic: ‘Quadrant’ Game Review

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Welcome to The Attic, don’t touch those rocks. One of my favorite little indie horror games that I have played recently is Quadrant. I stumbled upon it one day on Steam, and while I thought it looked like something I

The Attic: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Film Review

Annabelle: Creation

Welcome to The Attic! Don’t unlock that door… I went into Annabelle: Creation with high hopes and low expectations. I’m a huge fan of the Conjuring franchise, and that’s no secret. Each film has created new and terrifying characters to

Star Wars Rebels Season Two Review

Despite enjoying the first season of Star Wars Rebels far more than I expected to, nearly six months passed before I got around to watching the second.  This was not out of any particular hesitance, just life, work and gaming

Behind the Line: Video Games in the Olympics

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The IOC has weighed in on the idea of E-Sports being included in the Olympics… Let me tell you why I don’t care.   “Non Violent” The chairman, Thomas Bach, is not interested in promoting violent games, stating that they