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Playing House in The Sims 4

Playing House in The Sims 4 Or, what happens when my being sick coincides with 48 hours of free Sims 4 on Origin. You know the Sims. The game’s slogan might as well be “removing doors from closets and ladders from swimming pools since 2000.” It’s been many years since I relished in murdering my sims in new and exciting ways while looking up cheat codes on the internet, but that doesn’t mean I...

Girls on Games Kickstarter

Girls on Games Kickstarter It’s not often that I promote other people’s Kickstarters, but this one is near and dear to my heart as a woman in the gaming industry. Check it out, pass it on, and perhaps even back it if it means something to you. A compilation of essays by women in the tabletop games industry about past and current struggles and secrets & tips for new designers. Our chapter topics include: Anecdotes...

A Review of Bethesda Softworks’ Skyrim

A Review of Bethesda Softworks’ Skyrim AKA where Lindevi has been the last few days. Dragon Age was a refreshing addition to the stagnating RPG category, but Skyrim brings it back to life. Bethesda took the flaws of Oblivion (difficulty scale, combat) and made them strengths in the latest installment. The perk system, while reminiscent of modern talent trees, specializes your character in a way that was only loosely touched in in Oblivion....

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