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Has video game reviewing become an impossible task?

…reviewing games is like reviewing a relationship: you only know what you have in that moment, and even then, nothing is certain or solid. Both the author and the reader need to understand that now. Source: Has video game reviewing become an impossible task? | Technology | The Guardian
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Procedurally Generating Game Narratives

Ed Key and Nicolai Troshinsky of Twisted Tree Games are attempting to expand procedural generation into storytelling with their game Forest of Sleep. Source: Gamasutra – Procedurally generating a narrative in Forest of Sleep
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“Sensible Object” Devs Merges Physical and Digital Gameplay with Fabulous Beasts

Advances in digital tools are enabling independent game developers to move into hardware as well as software, claims Alex Fleetwood of start-up Sensible Object, which is developing a new hybrid game called Fabulous Beasts.
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“Memetic Wordplay as Social Media Practice”

There are often multiple forms of memetic and irreverent responses to breaking news and unfolding events that collectively provide different layers of topical humour and social media content, creating new forms, co-opting other media, and appropriating old templates. These evolve in response to what platforms do and do not allow—what if Twitter did not have […]
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Calendula

How to play a game that doesn’t want to be played?