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The Casual Gamer Game

From this piece in Wired, by Lore Sjöberg:

Casual Game: The Game

This year, everyone wants to get into the wallet of the casual gamer. Rotund Studios has the game it thinks will finally pull in non-gamers. Casual Game: The Game uses a special wireless-control …

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La bandera de las estrellas

The US Anthem, as sung in spanglish, seems to be mounting a political controversy. However...

Assuming that's a rhetorical question, let's move on to America where a young Washington attorney named Francis Scott Key sailed to the British fleet during …

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Second Person

An upcoming book by MIT Press focuses on roleplaying games, both digital and tabletop. Here's the table of contents for part I:

I: Tabletop Systems

1) Greg Costikyan: Games, Storytelling, and Breaking the String

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"The Man Who Said No to Wal-Mart"

Every year, thousands of executives venture to Bentonville, Arkansas, hoping to get their products onto the shelves of the world's biggest retailer. But Jim Wier wanted Wal-Mart to stop selling his Snapper mowers.

What struck Jim Wier first, as he entered …

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