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Death Of A Plumber

Danny Felts, contributor  TO: RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING RE: “Death Of A Plumber” rewrites   To Whom It May Concern:   After considering the notes sent in from your editors I’ve gone ahead and “cloaked the character in darkness” per your edit requests. Personally, I don’t see the point, considering how it bucks the genre so ridiculously, but I understand society’s …

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Don’t Watch Movies Based On Original Video Games…

Michael Sargent, contributor   After a couple minutes of heavy research I’ve come to the conclusion that movies based on original video games are a complete waste of time and provide more evidence that the Hollywood film industry is a worthless piece of crap. Luckily there are some pretty cool films with plots based on video games.   Tron (1982) …

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Official Guide to Arizona!

Electronic Artifice, contributor Welcome to Arizona!, a cross between The Sims, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto and Farmville. In this action-packed RPG, you will pioneer a vast wasteland and defend the last dying stronghold of your heritage. The goal is deceptively simple: settle a desert town and populate it with as many minions as you can to create the …

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Video Game Haikus

Spencer Devine, contributor   Quest within a Ocarina can’t erase the Monotony.   This is my city Streets all soaked in Hooker blood Andreas, my chains.   Consume everything My pink and squishy body A hungering shell.   Speed is my escape All I can see is gold rings Never stop running.   Hopeless working man Headbutting bricks for her …

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Sparks of Greatness: How the World Famous LifeEater Game Series Was Born

Will Toblerone, contributor By now everyone is familiar with the runaway success of LifeEater software. Recently, I found the original napkin drawings I used to pitch the ideas of four of my best-selling games. I even found the scribbled sticky notes that accompanied each one. Here’s a peek at those first glorious bits of inspiration. Protect the Hole in Your …

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The Day I Met Billy Mitchell and Walter Day

Jason Dove, contributor I woke up in Washington DC one brisk morning with the sole purpose of meeting an icon. I drove down from Baltimore the night before after I had read on twingalaxies.com that Billy Mitchell would be making a guest appearance in the nation’s capitol. Billy Mitchell was coming to town to MC a charity 10K race! That …

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Gaming Stereotypes

Mike Hulstrom, contributor Hardcore gamers devote their video gaming life to one game or one genre. These are the people who spend 80% of their conversations talking about the game. Nobody likes these people and these people like no one (save for their fellow fanatics [sometimes]). First off is one of the most  played game series there is, Call of …

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If…

Mike Hulstrom, contributor Parallel universes are like Sci-Fi cop-outs: most of the time they are used to flake out of sticky situations for the writers. But in rare cases, they spawn purely awesome scenarios. This article doesn’t really have anything to do with parallel universes, but I’m going pretend it does, because I’m one of those cheap writers I was …

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Everything I Ever Needed To Know I Learned From Galaga

George W. Kane, contributor Considering all the time and money I “invested” in playing Galaga, or as my Mom would say, “wasted”, (as in “Hey, George, let’s get ‘wasted’ and go play Galaga!” – I have the world’s coolest Mom), it’s a good thing I learned some of the most valuable lessons in life from this calling. First of all, …

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