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The Fate of Doom

“So if we come up on each other [in a Doom 2016 multiplayer match] and all the game is relying on from a design perspective is aiming and shooting, well there are going to be people who aim and shoot better than you and there’s pretty much nothing you can do about that. That made […]

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Travel Tradition

Whenever I go to a country for the first time, I try to buy a children’s book about a local legend. While it’s at times a hard find, with a little effort, most countries will reveal a legend unknown to the rest of the world, illustrated for the benefit of the little ones. In most […]

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5 Years, 10 Games

Finishing the game I’ve been playing this week, Hollow Knight, led me to conclude that it is one of the best games I’ve played in a long time. This, in turn, made me wonder which games impressed me the most in the past five years. I eventually came to this list: Nier: Automata Final Fantasy […]

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Philosophy

Time (II)

Time is a relative, subjective, and elastic concept. Some say we should put everything on our calendar, from the time we start work to the time to watch a movie with our significant other. Some say that, on the other hand, it is essential to set apart generous time blocks with nothing in them; that […]

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Videogames

Nintendo

Playing videogames developed by Nintendo is more than “fun,” it’s a joyful experience. I wasn’t originally a Nintendo fan, but after SEGA got away from their console business, I’ve discovered that their videogames are fun to play in a way that most others, aren’t. (And in a way that SEGA’s used to be, and to […]