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ESA, ESRB, PEGI etc – It’s Time Again To Self-Regulate, To Avoid Governmental Regulation

Loot boxes, as a general rule, are not gambling as currently legally defined… but the longer the self-regulating forces hide behind the cash out distinction as the reason to ignore these developments, the more they risk being accused of secretly advocating and tolerating business practices that are already being labelled as predatory.…Read on!ESA, ESRB, PEGI etc – It’s Time Again To Self-Regulate, To Avoid Governmental Regulation

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If Young People Hate Gambling, Why Do They Keep Getting Busted For It?

Originally Published May 19, 2017 HERE Gambling is an adult activity. Like alcohol or other adult forms of entertainment, the thrill you get from winning a big jackpot can be a powerful rush, and therefore it is best reserved for fully-developed adult brains. We trust…Read on!If Young People Hate Gambling, Why Do They Keep Getting Busted For It?

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Call of Duty 45 Video Game Box

After the shocking and disastrous election of the corrupt, racist, fascist, and seditious 45th president of the United States of America, I noticed all his crappy anti-immigration rhetoric about the wall really echoed an equally crappy future recently depicted in the era’s most crappy entry in the Call of Duty series.…Read on!Call of Duty 45 Video Game Box

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Dad’s Basement #3c3 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: At The Mountains of Bad Press

In mid-2012, Precursor Games, a new company of alum from Silicon Knights, formed to crowd-fund the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem. In mid 2013, immediately upon launch, they became the first crowdfunding effort roundly shouted down by various influential voices in the games press.…Read on!Dad’s Basement #3c3 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: At The Mountains of Bad Press

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Dad’s Basement #3c2 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: Paul Caporicci: Re-Animator

Ten Years after Eternal Darkness was released, a new wave of funding and support seemed to become available for makers of forgotten and neglected games and genres. Could the Silicon Knights classic get a chance at crowdfunding?…Read on!Dad’s Basement #3c2 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: Paul Caporicci: Re-Animator

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Dad’s Basement #3c1 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: The Colour Out of Place

On the press response and reception to Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem. Long overdue, part Three of this three-part (plus) series covering Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem and its attempted spiritual successor now is a posthumous survey of the failure of the Kickstarter for Shadow of the Eternals, split into multiple chapters.…Read on!Dad’s Basement #3c1 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: The Colour Out of Place

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SilentVille & Silent Hill “Improvements” at Konami

In early 2015, the new president of Konami fired long-time, headlining, celebrated game director Hideo Kojima, cancelled Silent Hills and went to the extreme lengths to erase P.T. from existence, and alienated all their game fans, including me.…Read on!SilentVille & Silent Hill “Improvements” at Konami

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The 4th Dimensional Console

We are all familiar with the point in time in which polygons and 3D modeling and movement helped move console game experiences from two dimensional movement, gameplay, and strategy to three dimensional gameplay. I propose a console that tackles and grapples with movement, gameplay, and strategy along the dimension of time.…Read on!The 4th Dimensional Console

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Dad’s Basement #3b – Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem

Released in 2002 for Gamecube, Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem was the first M-rated game published by Nintendo. It spans the lives of multiple characters across two millennia of human history as they battle the Ancients, vast Lovecraftian cosmic entities that threaten the fate of all mankind.…Read on!Dad’s Basement #3b – Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem