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The Gen Con 2016 Event Finder is live! Gen Con’s Event Finder, which was introduced last year, will be the default option for 2016, and now features “Search by Keyword” or “Game ID” functionality. The Event Finder works on mobile, tablet, and desktop devices. It requires an account on gencon.com to use. You can use this tool to view events and […]
By Keith A. Webster Jr. Do the names Call of Duty, Splinter Cell, or Ghost Recon ring a bell? All three of these games have one thing in common: military action. These games have been modernized and are becoming more popular as the years continue to move forward. According to Corey Mead’s study of War […]
By Keith A. Webster Jr. I have written a series of articles about the world of video games. From its origins to its adaptation to the social environment today, it is fair to close these articles on a high note.The subject: Why do we love video games? I can honestly say that video games have become […]
By Michele McMillan I frequently begin small electronics projects, but lately I have wanted to do an arcade machine. When I started thinking it over I realized how lonely other arcade machines in my neighborhood had become. Was it because of the graphics? Was it because of the controllers? Was it because kids today have […]
By Michele McMillan I could never understand how SecondLife worked, or what made it interesting; but what really appealed to me was the virtual economy – how a pixelated avatar could generate revenue in the real world and intrigue many of us and marketing and technology professionals everywhere take notice. It just didn’t hold me. […]