Monthly Archives: August 2014

Symposium: September 4, Half-Life

This month’s Symposium topic is Half-Life. Our discussion will be led by Patrick Holleman, who says: Half-Life is an odd and wonderful game that stands astride two eras in videogame history.  Its release begins the era in which Western videogames … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, August 28th, 2014

Minecraft this week! The usual server, with voice chat over Skype. We might actually start a little earlier – no earlier than 9:00pm EDT / 6:00pm PDT, quite possible at our normal starting time of 9:30pm EDT / 6:30pm PDT.

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Symposium, August 7th: Rise of Nations

In the realm of strategy games, years can be played as minutes and Rise of Nations, which was originally released by Big Huge Games in 2003, provides a striking contrast between its broad historical scope and the surprisingly brief window … Continue reading

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