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04 September 2017

Skinner Box Storytelling: Fists, Feet, Aliens, & Cylons

By // Games

Click Here to read previous instalments of Skinner Box Storytelling.  My new show is open so I’ve got a bit more time to play games. Here’s what I’ve dipped into this …

26 April 2017

Skinner Box Storytelling: April 17-23

By // Games

I know it’s been months since my last article: I booked two big contracts in a row that took up all my time. Somehow I found the time to take …

19 March 2017

Zelda‘s Problem with Women

By // Games

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying Zelda: Breath of the Wild but its portrayal of women is really brutal. With few exceptions, women in Hyrule are presented as meek, giddy, fashion-obsessed idiots …

15 October 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: October 10-14

By // Games

Click Here to read previous instalments of Skinner Box Storytelling.  BioShock *Heads up: spoilers for all the Shock games inside but mostly for System Shock 2 and BioShock. System Shock 2 …

07 October 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: October 3-7

By // Games

Click Here to read previous instalments of Skinner Box Storytelling.  Recently I’ve been playing Elite: Dangerous, a free-form space combat and trading simulator that is a modern update of a …

25 September 2016

The MyEntWord Podcast: Revisiting The Simpsons

By // TV

“Successful” Canadian comedians Colin Munch and Chris Wilson discuss the season premiere of Season 28 of The Simpsons, how weird The Simpsons is now, what shows are similar to but …

23 September 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: September 17-23

By // Games

Click Here to read previous instalments of Skinner Box Storytelling.  Everything I’m playing right now is an MMO in some form or another. From the one great success of the …

16 September 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: September 10-16

By // Games

I haven’t had much time to play this week, but I have been working my way through some Destiny content in a fireteam. It got me thinking about something I …

09 September 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: September 3-9

By // Games

It’s the 50th anniversary of Star Trek and I celebrated by playing so much Star Trek: Online. Also, a bunch of Destiny. Star Trek: Online As someone who’s been playing …

02 September 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: August 27-September 2

By // Games

Further musings on Deus Ex and the different approaches to player choice. Also, I started playing World of Warcraft again because I guess I’m made of money and free time? …

26 August 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: August 20-26

By // Games

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided came out this week and it’s a pretty good Deus Ex game…

19 August 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: August 13-19

By // Games

So much space in my life right now… No Man’s Sky Since I spent so much time last week discussing the hoopla around the release of No Man’s Sky, I …

12 August 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: August 6-12

By // Games

A busy week and a major release means I’ve only got one game to talk about this time but it’s a big one: No Man’s Sky Every time I go …

05 August 2016

Skinner Box Storytelling: July 29-August 5

By // Games

The modern video game industry is a lot like Hollywood: big budget, ‘can’t fail’ titles that are nearly indistinguishable from one another pumped out year after year among a sea …

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