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GBA Dev, DirectX, and more.

http://gamedevblogs.com/javery/
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covert.c's thought matrix on computer games, MMOs and design

http://covertcreative.blogspot.com
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Friday August 18 2006 03:30
Thursday September 11 2008 11:41
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The travails of a game designer living in Southeast Asia, his journey to fulfill his dream as a creator of that which he loves, and his take on the game industry from the other side of the world.

http://www.fuelfactor.net/3wgd/
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Friday March 10 2006 08:50
Wednesday September 17 2008 00:22
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Explorations in the world of independent game development.

http://sonicron.solaristudios.com
http://sonicron.solaristudios.com/feed/
Sunday September 23 2007 00:30
Thursday September 11 2008 11:41
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Which is mostly about games.

http://acidforblood.net
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Thursday September 18 2008 17:16
Monday September 08 2008 03:24
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Business, Technology and Video Games

http://m3mnoch.wordpress.com
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Wednesday September 10 2008 00:45
Friday September 12 2008 19:30
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Random babblings from a few drunken men

http://aelon.net
http://aelon.net/category/gaming/feed/
Saturday February 23 2008 20:45
Monday September 08 2008 03:24
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http://www.agentdormer.com/
http://www.agentdormer.com/wp-rss2.php?cat=2
Friday September 02 2005 11:50
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http://www.argn.com/
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Thursday December 01 2005 00:45
Monday September 08 2008 03:24
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Away From Keyboard Journal - LiveJournal.com

http://www.livejournal.com/users/fatcatlim/
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Tuesday September 16 2008 15:45
Wednesday September 17 2008 01:01
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A blog from b0r3d at 1Up.com. Get your own blog by visiting http://www.1up.com.

http://www.1up.com/do/my1Up?publicUserId=5619584&Dispatch=Display
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Friday April 13 2007 06:01
Thursday September 11 2008 11:43
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Who am I? I am... uh... am... emm... Fine. Go away! Shoo!

Game rants á la Jim9137 & John9137, Knives, doowopman, Gremmi, Joq, Fuzzydevil, Obilar and Trey since '04.

http://bannumbers.blogspot.com
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Saturday August 12 2006 07:30
Friday September 12 2008 09:25
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Rambling musings, very occasionally about massively multiplayer games.

http://www.brokentoys.org
http://www.brokentoys.org/wordpress/wp-rss2.php
Friday September 19 2008 15:46
Friday September 19 2008 07:13
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Games For Everyone Else

http://spaces.msn.com/members/ninjack/
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Tuesday May 30 2006 12:45
Friday September 12 2008 19:31
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http://cathodetan.blogspot.com
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Friday September 19 2008 16:30
Sunday September 14 2008 19:29
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Charlie's blog on game design, development and business

http://www.charliecleveland.com/
http://www.charliecleveland.com/index.rdf
Thursday September 29 2005 15:15
Thursday September 11 2008 11:44
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http://www.manifestogames.com/blogs/eleanor/
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Tuesday July 29 2008 03:30
Tuesday June 24 2008 15:01
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http://jincman.typepad.com/sfp/
http://jincman.typepad.com/sfp/index.rdf
Saturday June 11 2005 21:25
Monday September 08 2008 11:22
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Curmudgeoning All Games Equally

http://curmudgeongamer.com
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Sunday September 07 2008 22:15
Friday September 12 2008 14:24
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http://www.edge-online.co.uk/
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Thursday August 02 2007 11:45
Monday September 08 2008 03:35
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http://www.fuelgames.com/blog
http://www.fuelgames.com/blog/?feed=rss2
Friday August 29 2008 06:01
Friday September 12 2008 19:31
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The Sexiest Videogame Discussion Site Around

http://www.g-pinions.com
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Wednesday January 30 2008 22:30
Tuesday August 26 2008 19:31
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1982

dont play games, make them

http://www.gaffer.org
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Friday September 12 2008 14:01
Saturday September 13 2008 23:36
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The weblog of Glenn Fiedler. Game Developer in Sydney, Australia.

http://69.55.229.29/
http://69.55.229.29/index.rdf
Wednesday October 12 2005 19:45
Tuesday September 16 2008 10:30
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We like videogames so much... we eat them.

http://game-eaters.blogspot.com
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Wednesday June 06 2007 06:15
Thursday September 11 2008 07:02
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Johnny Wilson preaches the virtues of independent games.

http://www.manifestogames.com/blogs/johnny/
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Tuesday July 18 2006 03:15
Sunday September 07 2008 16:01
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http://gameindustrywatch.blogspot.com
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Sunday March 16 2008 06:45
Sunday September 07 2008 16:01
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The craft and business of covering video games and the gaming industry.

http://www.gamejournalism.com/
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Tuesday October 18 2005 11:05
Thursday September 18 2008 13:11
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Design // Business // Marketing -- An insider's view of the game industry.

http://dukenukem.typepad.com/game_matters/
http://dukenukem.typepad.com/game_matters/index.rdf
Sunday May 18 2008 22:30
Monday September 08 2008 03:40
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Game Politics - LiveJournal.com

http://www.gamepolitics.com/
http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/data/rss
Wednesday September 27 2006 14:45
Tuesday September 02 2008 22:26
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http://www.gamemechanic.com
http://www.gamemechanic.com/feed/atom.xml
Saturday June 11 2005 22:00
Wednesday July 30 2008 18:22
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Gamenews.com.au Video game industry news

http://www.gamenews.com.au/
http://www.gamenews.com.au/20rss.xml
Thursday October 06 2005 02:15
Thursday June 05 2008 04:44
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Gaming news, for real gamers by real gamers

http://www.gamerandy.com/
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Friday November 18 2005 18:25
Thursday September 11 2008 07:06
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http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/games/
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Tuesday February 07 2006 08:55
Tuesday September 16 2008 21:30
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Serious gamoid drivel, ranging from the scholarly to the snide. Sercon, if you know the term, but not devoid of humor.

http://www.costik.com/weblog/
http://www.costik.com/weblog/public_html/weblog/blogger_rss.xml
Sunday February 24 2008 06:30
Sunday September 14 2008 05:36
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An engineering look at the game development process

http://www.gamesfromwithin.com/
http://www.gamesfromwithin.com/index.xml
Monday November 13 2006 08:01
Friday September 12 2008 19:31
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Independent videogame news, reviews, previews and more since 1995.

http://www.gamesfirst.com
http://gamesfirst.com/rss.php
Friday July 18 2008 21:15
Thursday September 11 2008 07:07
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Perspectives from in and around the business of rolegaming on its present condition and possible futures. Here be some ranting, but no doomsaying.

http://gamethink.blogspot.com
http://gamethink.blogspot.com/rss/gamethink.xml
Friday April 20 2007 22:45
Thursday September 11 2008 07:07
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IBM leaders discuss the future of gaming

http://gametomorrow.com/blog
http://www.gametomorrow.com/blog/wp-rss2.php
Monday June 23 2008 21:30
Friday September 12 2008 19:31
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Deep Video Game Ideas

http://gametruthdotorg.blogspot.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/Gametruth
Friday September 19 2008 16:30
Friday September 12 2008 19:31
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An Indie Game Developer's somewhat interesting thoughts

http://gbgames.com/blog
http://gbgames.com/blog/?feed=rss2
Friday September 19 2008 17:15
Thursday September 18 2008 07:53
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http://www.grindthatauthority.de
http://www.grindthatauthority.de/?feed=rss2
Monday September 15 2008 14:30
Tuesday August 26 2008 19:29
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Drop the Briefcase

http://blogs.gameblogs.org/grownupgamer
http://blogs.gameblogs.org/grownupgamer/wp-rss2.php
Monday September 01 2008 07:01
Thursday September 11 2008 07:08
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Ron Gilbert's often incoherent and bitter ramblings about the Game Industry

http://grumpygamer.com
http://www.grumpygamer.com/rss2.0
Friday September 19 2008 15:30
Monday September 15 2008 15:00
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Just another WordPress weblog

http://blogs.gameblogs.org/gyro
http://blogs.gameblogs.org/gyro/?feed=rss2
Saturday July 30 2005 14:15
Thursday June 05 2008 05:15
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http://indiegamedev.tucows.com/blog
http://indiegamedev.tucows.com/blog/index.xml
Friday October 28 2005 15:05
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:57
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Video game get fast much!

http://www.importgameblog.com/
http://www.importgameblog.com/index.rdf
Friday July 29 2005 11:15
Wednesday September 03 2008 02:39
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Super fly' gamin, yo

http://gamedevblogs.com/jdavis/
http://gamedevblogs.com/jdavis/Rss.aspx
Wednesday May 04 2005 21:20
Friday June 06 2008 16:13
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http://www.kqed.org/weblog/joystick/index.jsp
http://www.kqed.org/weblog/joystick/atom.xml
Monday November 12 2007 21:01
Tuesday September 09 2008 09:03
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Scott Brodie's thoughts on creativity and the design process.

http://www.msu.edu/~brodies1/log/index.html
http://www.msu.edu/~brodies1/log/feed.xml
Wednesday January 10 2007 12:15
Friday September 12 2008 20:34
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The thoughts of a video game Level Designer - http://www.levelarchitect.com.

http://anichols.blogspot.com
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Sunday June 24 2007 18:15
Monday September 15 2008 15:00
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M

http://www.livejournal.com/users/eyebeams/
http://www.livejournal.com/users/eyebeams/data/rss
Thursday September 18 2008 04:15
Wednesday September 10 2008 16:00
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Well, maybe just survive, but that doesn't sound like nearly as much fun.

http://makeitbigingames.com/blog
http://feeds.feedburner.com/makeitbigingames
Monday September 15 2008 16:30
Thursday September 18 2008 07:53
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The Personal Rants of Corvus Elrod

http://blog.pjsattic.com/corvus
http://blog.pjsattic.com/corvus/index.php?feed=rss2
Thursday September 18 2008 15:45
Thursday September 18 2008 13:33
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The original is unfaithful to the translation

http://mattpeckham.com
http://mattpeckham.com/feed/mattpeckham.xml
Tuesday November 08 2005 00:35
Thursday June 05 2008 05:16
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blogging through the gaming multiverse

http://www.nag.co.za/blog
http://www.nag.co.za/blog/wp-rss2.php
Sunday March 20 2005 19:20
Friday September 12 2008 04:48
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Inside Interactive Entertainment

http://www.next-gen.biz
http://www.next-gen.biz/index2.php?option=com_rss&feed=RSS2.0&no_html=1
Monday July 14 2008 18:15
Friday September 19 2008 07:11
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Thoughts, ramblings and braindumps about game design, level design, ludology, the games industry and random personal stuff.

http://nullsumme.blogspot.com
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Wednesday September 10 2008 13:01
Sunday September 14 2008 22:53
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Outside Looking In A wannabe game developer looks into the industry.

http://jeffool.blogspot.com
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Wednesday April 12 2006 09:30
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:59
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Chris Bateman of International Hobo randomly transcribes thoughts he has about games, game design, game narrative, philosophy, and anything else that tumbles through his mind.

http://onlyagame.typepad.com/only_a_game/
http://onlyagame.typepad.com/only_a_game/atom.xml
Friday September 19 2008 04:30
Thursday September 18 2008 00:22
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http://particleblog.blogspot.com
http://particleblog.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Friday September 05 2008 20:30
Tuesday August 12 2008 23:15
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Phil Steinmeyer's rumblings on the game biz, programming, and life

http://www.philsteinmeyer.com
http://www.philsteinmeyer.com/feed/rss
Friday December 15 2006 23:15
Tuesday July 29 2008 13:48
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My blog about video games, gaming news and trends within the indusry. I also dedicate a page strictly to breaking into the video game industry.

http://www.pixeltheories.com
http://www.pixeltheories.com/webfeed.xml
Sunday June 18 2006 15:30
Friday August 08 2008 18:16
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VideoGame Development in the UK

http://pixellove.blogspot.com
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Thursday March 08 2007 10:15
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:58
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Discussion and criticism on gaming arts, practice, and research

http://playcube.org/index.php
http://playcube.org/xmlsrv/rss2.php?blog=5
Tuesday November 08 2005 00:35
Sunday June 15 2008 21:52
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Multiplayer matchmaking, middleware technologies and other online gaming news

http://www.plagamon.com/
http://www.plagamon.com/index.rdf
Saturday June 11 2005 20:45
Tuesday August 26 2008 19:23
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A Producer's Point of View

http://productionblog.typepad.com/pov/
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Friday July 18 2008 05:30
Friday August 01 2008 17:07
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One man's opinions and commentaries on happenings in the video game industry.

http://www.pressthebuttons.com/
http://www.pressthebuttons.com/index.rdf
Friday September 19 2008 04:01
Wednesday September 17 2008 13:07
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Musings about (online) game development and life.

http://blog.psychochild.org
http://blog.psychochild.org/wp-rss2.php
Friday February 24 2006 03:10
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:57
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writer/director ragnar tornquist’s personal (but not private) website & weblog

http://www.ragnartornquist.com/
http://ragnartornquist.com/?feed=rss2
Saturday August 30 2008 18:30
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:57
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Reality Panic hosts the musings and ramblings of the IGDA's program director, Jason Della Rocca. Posts focus on the game industry and all the issues around it. Opinions expressed do not necessarily represent …

http://www.igda.org/blogs/realitypanic/
http://www.igda.org/blogs/realitypanic/index.rdf
Saturday October 21 2006 18:15
Tuesday August 26 2008 19:26
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A conservative videogamer's view of the industry.

http://rightongames.blogspot.com
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Wednesday December 13 2006 05:30
Tuesday August 12 2008 23:46
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GAME MUSIC BLOG OF TROELS BRUN FOLMANN

http://www.deffmute.com/blog/
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Sunday November 19 2006 16:30
Saturday July 19 2008 11:05
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From the Top Secret Shrapnel Games Compound...

http://www.shrapnelcommunity.com/blog
http://www.shrapnelcommunity.com/blog/feed/rss2/
Friday August 08 2008 20:01
Monday September 15 2008 01:28
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Slam

http://www.slam-games.com/
http://www.slam-games.com/xml/rss20/feed.xml
Monday February 05 2007 10:15
Saturday July 19 2008 11:05
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http://www.smartbomb.us/
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Sunday April 01 2007 01:01
Thursday June 05 2008 05:56
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http://smashbot.net
http://smashbot.net/feed/rss2/
Friday November 04 2005 01:05
Monday June 09 2008 03:17
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http://www.sunsword.com/
http://www.sunsword.com/index.rdf
Wednesday September 10 2008 11:01
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:48
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http://toase.net/
http://toase.net/index.xml
Monday April 02 2007 22:30
Monday September 08 2008 10:49
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The Console Conspiracy

http://www.consoleconspiracy.com/News/
http://www.consoleconspiracy.com/News/index.rdf
Saturday June 11 2005 18:55
Saturday August 23 2008 10:17
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The Escapist

http://www.escapistmagazine.com
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Tuesday September 16 2008 15:30
Wednesday September 10 2008 12:59
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The home of a strange and deranged gaming journalist providing commentary on the circus that is gaming.

http://gaminghobo.wordpress.com
http://gaminghobo.wordpress.com/feed/
Saturday October 28 2006 16:30
Monday July 21 2008 13:30
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The home of a strange and deranged gaming journalist providing commentary on the circus that is gaming.

http://gaminghobo.wordpress.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheGamingHobo
Saturday December 30 2006 02:45
Friday June 06 2008 15:35
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It's a game blog.

http://thehallways.blogspot.com
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Saturday November 12 2005 18:05
Wednesday September 10 2008 15:57
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The guy who's sick of the games industry, and the world in general.

http://ramraider.blogspot.com
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Tuesday August 26 2008 04:01
Tuesday August 26 2008 19:31
198
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http://www.snoozeboy.net
http://www.snoozeboy.net/wp-rss2.php
Saturday May 19 2007 08:45
Thursday June 05 2008 05:54
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Comment and discussion on Valve Software's digital distribution platform.

http://www.steamreview.org
http://feeds.feedburner.com/steamreview
Friday August 22 2008 15:30
Sunday July 20 2008 14:04
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Comment and discussion on Valve Software's digital distribution platform.

http://varsity_uk.blogspot.com
http://varsity_uk.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Tuesday October 25 2005 10:20
Thursday June 05 2008 05:42
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http://thewarwicknews.blogspot.com
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Tuesday April 17 2007 05:45
Saturday July 19 2008 11:05
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Unfettered Blather

http://www.unfetteredblather.com/nucleus/
http://www.unfetteredblather.com/?feed=rss2&cat=4
Friday September 19 2008 16:45
Thursday September 18 2008 00:22
215
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My pithy slogan

http://utopianhell.com/
http://utopianhell.com/?rss=1&category=Gaming§ion=blog
Tuesday April 04 2006 19:30
Wednesday September 10 2008 16:00
38
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A video game thinktank

http://vicejoy.blogspot.com
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Thursday December 13 2007 13:01
Wednesday September 10 2008 16:00
41
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Current Issues in Video Game Law

http://www.davis.ca/community/blogs/video_games/default.aspx
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Tuesday August 12 2008 21:15
Tuesday August 26 2008 19:23
714
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http://www.vgmwatch.com/
http://vgmwatch.com/wp-rss2.php
Thursday September 04 2008 07:30
Sunday September 07 2008 16:57
549
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Dorkalicious news and reviews.

http://vivaeldork.com/index.php
http://vivaeldork.com/xmlsrv/rss2.php?cat=14&blog=2
Saturday June 11 2005 21:50
Thursday June 05 2008 05:57
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Water Cooler Games is a forum for the uses of video games in advertising, politics, activism, and other everyday activities, outside the sphere of entertainment.

http://www.watercoolergames.org/
http://www.watercoolergames.org/index.xml
Thursday September 18 2008 13:30
Friday September 12 2008 23:38
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11423

Online games - worlds of geeks?

http://www.worldofgeeks.com/index.html
http://www.worldofgeeks.com/atom.xml
Thursday March 08 2007 15:01
Tuesday September 16 2008 19:11
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Theory and criticism by Brandon Rickman

http://www.antimodal.com/
http://www.antimodal.com/index.rdf
Wednesday September 03 2008 19:30
Saturday September 06 2008 20:58
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Yankidank Technology Site Feed.

http://www.yankidank.com
http://www.yankidank.com/backend/opinion
Saturday June 03 2006 11:15
Wednesday June 11 2008 11:40
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General mumblings on game design, politics, sports, and whatever the hell else comes to mind

http://www.zenofdesign.com/
http://www.zenofdesign.com/?feed=rss2
Friday September 19 2008 15:45
Friday September 19 2008 16:20
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