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I Cheated on You with an NPC

January 10, 2012/0/0/

My wife and I often discuss my various dalliances with other women. The only way I am able to say that without fear of genuine physical harm is because I’m referring to my relationships with women who happen to be video game characters. As narratives in games become more complex, it stands to reason that […]

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Mass Effect’s Dr. Mordin Solus and Basic Medical Ethics

November 9, 2011/2/0/

If you’ve read this blog, you’re probably aware of just how fan-boyish we are for Bioware and the MassEffect series of games. Glorious graphics? Check. Interesting game-play that seems to have evolved over the series based on fan feedback? Check. Awesome pop-synth score? Check. Characters with motivations, conflicts, and weaknesses that make you care for […]

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Moral Complexity in Gaming

April 14, 2010/1/0/

Zack Rovinsky touches upon an issue that we’ve previously written about, and uses current events to frame some of his points. An altogether fascinating read as it doesn’t merely tread down the now well-worn ‘video games are violent’ road, but instead opts to examine the dilemma of moral choices in the gameplay environment. Still games […]

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