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Gaming like it’s 2016

I love XBox Game Pass, particularly it’s ‘day one release’ strategy, where many brand new AAA titles become available to download and play as soon as they’re out. That said, there are very few brand new AAA titles this year that I have been excited to play. Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War is […]

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Gaming

Roll with the punches

Role playing online during the pandemic It’s fair to say that living with Covid-19 has been at least a DC 30 challenge. Our gaming groups went from a familiar and enjoyable routine of meeting weekly in our local games cafe, to being in lockdown with no predicted exit. The shock was immediate, felt most sharply […]

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Why I play games

“Aren’t you too old for all that stuff?” It’s not a question I get asked daily, but it is a frequent one. Videogames (my XBox Series X is one of my most heavily-used possessions), tabletop role-playing games, and boardgames. It’s fair to say a large chunk of my non-creative free time is spent fiddling with […]