Longread: Introduction to Gaming, Life, and Philosophy

Take a deep breath and open your mind as wide as your enculturated self will allow. For many, it's easy to shun a gamer. It's socially acceptable to look at a fellow human and deny them approval because they take part in the virtual instead of the real. A waste of time to some, but a life well played to others. » 2/24/14 8:00am 2/24/14 8:00am

DayZ In, DayZ Out: TipZ for Surviving

This is a simple guide designed to help those of you who have taken the plunge into DayZ, and to soothe possible future-players who may feel uneasy about trying the game due to its difficult appearance. Fear not, fellow survivor… you are not alone. » 1/15/14 12:00am 1/15/14 12:00am

My Best Friend Zed

Games and movies have made the zombie a superstar enemy. The human-like creature that's okay to kill because, well, they're already dead… and also they're soulless bringers of apocalyptic doom. Between zombies and Nazis it's hard to say what people like killing in games and movies more… I certainly enjoy a little of… » 1/09/14 9:33pm 1/09/14 9:33pm

Game Club: Dishonored - Part 4

The guard stopped. He could have sworn he heard something… He wasn’t alone. He perked his ears and began to scan the room. Another noise, “I know you’re around here-“ …the blade slid across the guard’s throat with ease. Corvo set the body down slowly. “Somewhere…” He said with a smile underneath his mask. As Corvo… » 9/19/13 2:25pm 9/19/13 2:25pm

Don’t Touch That Dial: In-Game Radio at its Finest

You’re moving as fast as you can, but you can hear the sirens getting closer. You hop a fence and straight across the parking lot is your escape. With a final surge, you push toward your only chance for freedom. Finally, you reach the car. You break open the window, hot-wire the ignition, and… » 9/16/13 11:03pm 9/16/13 11:03pm