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I <3 Stupid Games

I <3 Stupid Games

My current least favourite part of the modern video game is when it tells me to stop having fun for a few minutes so I can think about something.

The Difficulty of (Games’) Difficulty

The Difficulty of (Games’) Difficulty

Kieron Gillen has a nice meditation on difficulty and games over at the Escapist: where do you find it these days? Gillen opines that real difficulty, something “balanced expertly on the precipice between hard and unfair” (like his example of God Hand), is increasingly pushed towards the edges. As the…