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Civilization V preview

My visit to E3 in Los Angeles last month marked the second time I’ve gotten a look at “Civilization V,” the next title in Firaxis Games’ ridiculously addictive series in which players found a civilization at the dawn of recorded history and guide it into the modern era and beyond. As with past titles, you’ll take your merry band of savages, found a city, research technology, try to keep your people happy, wage wars, engage in diplomacy and try out… Read More »

My gaming coma, or I justify my existence

If you’re even a slightly occasional reader of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that there are a lot of classics I haven’t played. Here’s a quick explanation of why, as well as why I think it’s important you know.… Read More »