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Is the best game actually the best game? by Enemyonwheels on Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:46 am
It's that time of year when here at GS we all vote for what we considered to be the best game of the past year in our own little game awards. As often happens my mind started wandering off on it's own after seeing the polls and I got to thinking "what actually makes a good game?"

On the surface we all look at the pretty graphics and the game mechanics to decide what is the best game, but is this really the way to find a good game? If we strip games down to simple scores for certain criteria we are missing the important part. Gaming is supposed to be fun. No amount of flashy visuals or clever destruction engines will make a game fun to play. Also we must remember that games are art. Consider music, another entertainment based art form, especially the early punk movement. While many of the early punk bands had little musical skill their music is now considered modern classic.

How does this relate to games? Well of the recent crop of games there are many AAA games with all their...

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On the Battlefield by Babyboythegod on Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:43 pm
Dear Helen.

War... War is not pretty, it is not fun. The men by my side are all writing back to their families. Everyone is scared, some of the crazy ones are a little excited! How can you be excited...

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On the Battlefield by Babyboythegod on Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:43 pm
Dear Helen.

War... War is not pretty, it is not fun. The men by my side are all writing back to their families. Everyone is scared, some of the crazy ones are a little excited! How can you be excited...

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New guy by rangerdude2011 on Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:30 pm
I hope to find good people to play PUBG with. Not 8 years old, or no mic, and speaks English.

Sometimes I find really fun guys to play with, but others times no one will have a mic on the squad, or they...

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April the 4th be with you by Crinklepouch on Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:30 pm

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random forgetten things by gobi42 on Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:10 pm
So out of the blue i get a comment on a guide i wrote years ago for a great little indie game on steam called insurgency. Noting big or fancy, but i wrote a guide on how to setup a xbox controller in the...

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Re: On the Battlefield by dunkaroo69 on Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:25 pm
Cool stuff my friend. I love the idea of a letter home or a journal entry. Be cool to keep this going and see his transition from optimisitc soldier to battle-hardened veteran. Keep em coming, buddy. You...

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Re: It's here! by McMurphy on Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:34 pm
Nice

Re: The One Where I Remember Molten Core. by Valdiyen on Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:41 pm
I remember those days, so much fun. I haven't been able to play the elite raids in WoW in the recent versions, so I wonder how those compare to the olden Molten Core days. I started playing WoW in beta,...

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RE: What a nice.... by RusSKill on Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:29 am
Hello! ;)

Re: Obligatory first blog post, and some Karting experiences! by tmille8908 on Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:39 am
Spot on with Neo Bowser! I love it but I feel like everyone hates that track! NNID:tmille8908. Feel free to add me. Good post brotha!

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