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- Clash of Clans, Maximized.
I’ve been playing Clash of Clans for 8 years. Since 2014. I think I’ve upgraded and maximized everything that can be upgraded and maximized. It’s a diversion that turns off my brain. It’s not bad for that. It’s not good, exactly. Here’s what my base looks like. Will I stop? I honestly don’t know.
Depthcharge is the first game I would seek out at any arcade. Looking at it now, I can see how slow-moving it is. It’s rather uncomfortably slow in the same way Lunar Lander was. When I was between the ages of 8 and 10 I thought Depthcharge was amazing. I’m delighted to see that the…
- Clash of Clans X-Mas Tree
I’ve been playing Clash of Clans since the Summer. I play it to keep in touch with my Godson Zac, though I think he’s playing it less than me these days. Today I removed a little Christmas Cheer, an “X-Mas Tree” which is an Obstacle in the game. Obstacles can be removed for a cost,…
- 23-Feb-2010Jesse Schell: Beyond Facebook
Making the rounds today is a talk by Jesse Schell, of Schell Games who is an instructor at the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He also has a blog called Things I Finished. His talk is full of insights that are very vivid. Here is the video of his talk from DICE, and…
- 24-Mar-2008Get Lamp
via Jason Scott. visit GET LAMP for more information.
- 07-Mar-2008“Don’t Just Watch Television Tonight, Play It!”
An old TV commercial for Atari featuring Carol Channing and Kareem Abdul Jabbar. Those graphics were once amazing.
- 10-Dec-2007I have no Xbox
But now I have a gamertag: http://live.xbox.com/member/artlung Working in the games business, as I do by dint of working for a game company, it’s become sort of sad that I don’t have one. Even sadder though, is that I’m unlikely to add anything to it anytime soon.
- Today’s Archaeology: Virtual World
More scrapbooking and archaeology. This is the membership card to Virtual World, which for a time in the early to mid 1990’s was a chain of networked game parlours. I remember that in the Pasadena branch they had a Mac there with an irc chat channel open, or was it an AOL chat window? Anyway,…