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It was about three nights ago that Ben came over to play Culdcept on Xbox 360. It’s a fantastic blend of Magic: The Gathering and Monopoly, that made Ben cuss and cry. While we were in mid-match he was eyeballing my Wii games, something that’s hard for me to do without feeling disdain. He saw the cover for Mad World and commented how rad it looked. “Yes, it was rad,” I told him. He played and dug it, I made him play No More Heroes which he liked a lot as well. Read the rest of this entry »

An interesting article on how pinball machines used behavioral economics and psychology to receive more plays. However, this was also it’s downfall.

Read Here: http://cheeptalk.wordpress.com/2009/11/17/the-economics-of-pinball/

rufus spoonerMy love of gaming had started before I had even realized it, according to my father. He claims that while I was attempting to escape the prison of my Mother’s loins she was playing Frogger on the Atari 2600, and as we all know there was no way to pause or save, and she most definitely “lost a guy”. At around 5, my Dad had taken me to his Boss’ house to play the Nintendo, and I was smitten. I would ask for Nintendo magazines then talk to all of my parents friends about who Mega Mans villains were and show them how Scrooge McDuck would cross a row of spikes.

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