Agape Tanking

I was watching Charles Stanley yesterday with a sermon called “No Greater Love”. It’s really, really good; I’d recommend watching it. For those of the TL;DR mindset, however, I’ll give you the gist of it if you don’t care to watch a sermon for 45 minutes. Basically, Stanley explicates the…

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The Prickly Problem of Private Servers (Part 1)


Private servers came up quite a bit in recent weeks, mostly due to the closing of Nostalrius. For those who don’t know, Nostalrius elicits “nostalgia” for the old days of World of WarCraft – specifically the time of 40-man raids, tons of grinding, and bosses that required a heck of…

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Podcast #92 – Gaming Metaphysics


A lot of rambling with Zach, Brandon Z, and Shawn Key of! Also, a pretty long discussion about Bayonetta and Dark Souls, their world, and their mythology. Topics include Borderlands, Destiny, World of WarCraft, The Old Republic, Final Fantasy XIV, MMORPG, Everquest, controller, Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm,…

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Warlords of Draenor, Hermeneutics, Feedback Loops (Part 2)


Part 2 Many game combines good feedback loops – the kinesthetics of a wonderful firefight, the slight pause between impact on hits, the joy of winning a strategic victory, or even building up that farm in Harvest Moon after lots of good crop planning. Just as many games overlay their…

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