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Let’s Play “The Old Tree”

Alright, my writer’s block is kicking up again, the last post in my “Rapture Revisited” series is on its umpteenth rewrite, and I’m worn out. I’m really hoping to have it posted by Saturday, but in the meantime, please enjoy my first “Let’s Play” video:

This cute, quick little point-‘n-click was recommended by @IndieGamerChick on twitter. You can read her take on it here.

Did I mention that The Old Tree is free to play? Download it from Steam and try it for yourself!

See you back here Saturday!

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Rapture Revisited Part 9: The Shame of “Easy Mode”

I’m going to share my secret shame. One of them, anyway.

A while back I posted on my Tumblr complaining that BioShock seemed much more difficult than the first time I played it. Ever since then—and please don’t think less of me for saying this, but…

I lowered the difficulty. I’ve been playing on “easy” mode.

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Little Sisters in Tenenbaum's Care

Rapture Revisited Part 7: Out of the Uncanny Valley

My tour of Olympus Heights provoked the strongest emotions of any chapter thus far. It began with a welcome and cathartic sigh of relief when I awoke to find all the little sisters I’d saved safe and relatively sound in Dr. Tenenbaum’s care. The reunion provided a welcome counterpoint to the many levels of tension, panic, and unflinching violence.

So I wonder: What does the orphanage looks like for players who harvested the girls?

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