Category Archives: Gaming Opinions

The Player’s Journey: This cake is delicious

Game reviews are more or less informative, straightforward affairs. Pithy observation, narrative summary, 4/5 stars. Some people do this better than others. Some people say 4 is not the right number of stars. Some people don’t like stars. Games criticism, a distinctly different topic meant to be concerned with how games work instead of just whether they do, is a […]

Steam Trading Cards

On a mechanical level, injecting real money into games when you can already play them falls into a few basic categories. Diablo 3 is one of the few wholesale examples of “pay to win.” There are some people who leverage this by injecting capital, then using arcane, twisted arbitrage to leap to the top. There […]