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Book Review: The Chairs Are Where The People Sit

The Chairs Are Where The People Sit, by Misha Glouberman with Sheila Heti This book was not quite what I expected it to be.  Once upon a time I wrote a play called “A Play About Chairs” that made fun … Continue reading

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Book Review: Getting Gamers

Getting Gamers:  The Psychology Of Video Games And Their Impact On The People Who Play Them, by Jamie Madigan It is very obvious that this book is written by someone who is very fond of video games, but also someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: RPG Maker For Teens

RPG Maker For Teens, by Michael Duggan This book is an interesting one, and one I would have liked to have read (or would have liked to have existed) when I was a teenager myself.  As someone who grew up … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy

What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy, by James Paul Gee Sometimes attempting to do more than one has to do leaves one achieving less than one would have by being more modest, and such is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ultimate History Of Video Games

The Ultimate History Of Video Games:  The Story Behind The Craze That Touched OUr Lives And Changed The World, by Steven L. Kent One thing to note about this book is that although it is massive in scope at about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Console Wars

Console Wars:  Sega, Nintendo, And The Battle That Defined A Generation, by Blake J. Harris Like many children who grew up in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, I remember the console wars between Sega and Nintendo.  I tended to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Super Mario

Super Mario:  How Nintendo Conquered America, by Jeff Ryan Growing up, I was a passionate player of video games and had a Nintendo, then a Super Nintendo, Game Boy, as well as N64, at which point I stopped playing video … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elminster’s Forgotten Realms

Ed Greenwood Presents Elminister’s Forgotten Realms, by Ed Greenwood This was a very interesting book, and it helps demonstrate some of the ways that the creativity of various people helped to make the Dungeons & Dragons universe as rich as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forgotten Realms Player’s Guide

Dungeons And Dragons:  Forgotten Realms Player’s Guide, by Rob Heinsoo, Logan Bonner, and Robert J. Schwalb I must admit I was disappointed by this book.  That isn’t to say that this is a bad book, exactly, because it is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Professional Poker: Volume 1

Secrets Of Professional Poker:  Volume 1:  Winning Strategies For Limit Hold’em, No-Limit Hold’em, And Omaha, by Rolf Slotboom I have to admit I have a great deal of fondness for reading books about poker and poker strategies by professional poker … Continue reading

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