Monthly Archives: August 2011

VGHVI LotRO Symposium: September 1, 2011

It’s the start of a new month, which means that it’s time for another VGHVI Symposium, taking place in Lord of the Rings Online. (At least nominally: one or two regular participants don’t actually bother to log in, and I … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, August 25, 2011

It’s the last week of the month, which means it’s Minecraft time! Last month was devoted to laying rails, building a shipwreck, recreating bits of Myst, and of course our traditional serving of explosions; what projects will we work on … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Jade Empire, August 18, 2011

For the first time in far too long (4 months? Ouch!), we’re going to return to our tradition of simultaneous single-player play. And, because we’re all big BioWare fanpeople, we’re trying another one of their games, Jade Empire. Which has … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Hydro Thunder, August 11, 2011

It’s been a little while since we’ve done racing mayhem, so we’re giving Hydro Thunder another go. If you haven’t played this before, please give it a shot: it’s got a heavy dose of camp, but there’s a rather decent … Continue reading

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VGHVI LOTRO Symposium 5 Thursday at 9:30 Eastern

This Thursday night at 9:30 Eastern we’ll convene the fifth session of our monthly symposium (you know, a drinking party) on “Roots of Humanistic Game Criticism” inside the world of Turbine’s The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO). Last month … Continue reading

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