Friday I'm In Love

Friday I’m In Love #84

Mog's Chocobo Riding Club by Megan Lara

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Mog's Chocobo Riding Club by Megan Lara

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So, has everybody recovered from their E3 hangovers? Aside from more of the same, I was really excited to awesome new games like No Man’s Sky, Little Big Planet 3 and Ori And The Blind Forest. Granted we don’t have an Xbox One and probably won’t be getting one anytime soon, but it’s always nice seeing those unexpected gems among all the shooty-shooty kill time. Not that I don’t love that too, but variety is the spice of life, no?

Other than that it’s been a pretty quiet week. I finally got to choose my class in Habit RPG (Mage, in case you were wondering), been keeping up with my workouts and devouring all my recent comic purchases. I also wrote a little thing on my indie game consulting blog sharing tips on getting the press to write about your game.

The weekend will be spent with family and friends eating lots of BBQ and enjoying the sun.

Link time!
According to this Twitch sponsored study, gamers are better educated and more successful than non-gamers.

Creating versus curating and how the internet is messing with your brain chemistry.

While layoffs happen in all industries, video game devs do seem to be hit extra hard.

Terrariums + Shadow of the Colossus = Hipster-nerd gold.

Thoughts on balancing kids and gaming.

Female strength doesn’t have to be literal.

The problem with morality systems and how Telltale wins by forgoing them.

I don’t know what I love more, the song or the music video.

And finally, tips on running a tabletop RPG.

This week’s Kickstarter pick:
Braille Dice – Because even the visually impaired like to play role-playing games.

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  • Reply
    June 13, 2014 at 11:54 am

    That article about how the internet affects your brain looks really interesting – bookmarked!

    • Reply
      June 13, 2014 at 6:27 pm

      It’s a fascinating read. Definitely worth it.

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    Heather Sander
    June 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    I don’t know if I’ve recovered from my E3 hangover ._. I don’t know if I will for a bit. It always gets me so excited for the new games that I can’t even handle it.

    • Reply
      June 13, 2014 at 6:28 pm

      I want to play them all NOOOoOOOoOOOW….

  • Reply
    June 13, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    A study that shows gamers are more educated and more successful than non-gamers? Um, AWESOME!


    • Reply
      June 13, 2014 at 6:29 pm

      Well, it’s not exactly a “cheap” hobby, so I guess the co-relation makes sense.

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