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I wish I could make it! The Untitled conference will feature Kenny Goldsmith’s exploding head and much much more.

Games Media Awards 2008

Flash of Steel

Everyone likes prizes. Even the silly ones like “Best Mainstream Magazine Games Writer, Sponsored by Ubisoft”. Yes, the British Games Media Awards are still sponsored by the people that the media covers. Congrats to Tom Francis of PC Gamer UK who picked up Best Specialist Writer - Print …

I’ve been in the process of moving, one of my least favorite activities, so when I had an evening to give myself a break I decided to indulge by downloading “Bring Down the Sky” — the first DLC release for BioWare’s Mass Effect. It was a pleasure to return to the Mass …

Meaningful Play 2008

GBGames' Blog

Gregg Seelhoff announced that he attended Meaningful Play 2008, an academic conference ” that explores the potential of games to entertain, inform, educate, and persuade in meaningful ways”, and he posted his notes. Day 1: Want some good data on casual gamers and Flash game business …

Research Blogs

covert.c's thought matrix on computer games, MMOs and design

http://covertcreative.blogspot.com
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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A group blog hosting semi-serious discussion of video games and video game criticism.

http://www.academic-gamers.org/
http://www.academic-gamers.org/cgi/blosxom.cgi/index.rss
Saturday June 11 2005 22:15
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http://alpatrick.blogspot.com
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Wednesday January 23 2008 05:01
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Toby Hede's blog of games, java and general internet weirdness.

http://www.info-architects.net/vapourized/index.php
http://info-architects.net/vapourized/rss/games.php
Wednesday August 16 2006 04:30
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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
http://www.1up.com/do/journalRSS?Dispatch=Display&publicUserId=5619584
Friday April 13 2007 06:01
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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Thoughts on videogames, current affairs, and other things

http://benhourigan.com
http://benhourigan.com/wp-rss2.php?cat=3
Monday February 27 2006 22:25
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If it breaks, you get to keep both parts

http://www.blackwood.dk/weblog
http://www.blackwood.dk/weblog/feed/rss2/
Monday December 31 2007 17:45
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Games For Everyone Else

http://spaces.msn.com/members/ninjack/
http://spaces.msn.com/members/ninjack/feed.rss
Tuesday May 30 2006 12:45
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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This weblog discusses the finer points of videogame character costumes.


Philosophy and rules:
1) The ideal costume looks cool, but also has a soul.
2) Overall aesthetics of the game also come into play.
3) A great costume can make a good game great or a bad game …

http://costumeget.blogspot.com
http://costumeget.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Friday September 19 2008 16:15
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Curmudgeoning All Games Equally

http://curmudgeongamer.com
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Thursday October 09 2008 14:15
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GameSpace.nl

http://www.gamespace.nl
http://www.gamespace.nl/backend/geeklog.rdf
Thursday November 23 2006 12:01
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Your source for game and graphics development

http://www.devmaster.net/
http://www.devmaster.net/rss/
Sunday March 12 2006 16:10
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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MMORPGs, gaming, education, society, life, and one group's attempt to make sense of it all

http://everkvetch.blogs.com/everkvetch/
http://everkvetch.blogs.com/everkvetch/index.rdf
Saturday July 05 2008 02:45
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http://flashofsteel.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/FlashOfSteel
Monday October 20 2008 23:01
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http://www.unet.fi/fransblog
http://www.unet.fi/fransblog/feed/atom.xml
Tuesday August 08 2006 03:01
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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We like videogames so much... we eat them.

http://game-eaters.blogspot.com
http://game-eaters.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Wednesday June 06 2007 06:15
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Gaming news, for real gamers by real gamers

http://www.gamerandy.com/
http://www.gamerandy.com/atom.xml
Friday November 18 2005 18:25
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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Games research blog run by Andrew Mactavish (Assistant Professor of Multimedia, School of the Arts, McMaster University).

http://strange.mcmaster.ca/~mactavis/weblog/research/
http://strange.mcmaster.ca/~mactavis/weblog/research/index.rdf
Wednesday May 04 2005 21:20
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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Deep Video Game Ideas

http://gametruthdotorg.blogspot.com
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Monday October 20 2008 20:30
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An Indie Game Developer's somewhat interesting thoughts

http://gbgames.com/blog
http://gbgames.com/blog/?feed=rss2
Monday October 20 2008 08:45
Tuesday October 21 2008 06:47
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Think Global, Act Mammal

http://blogs.gameblogs.org/GlobalMammal
http://blogs.gameblogs.org/GlobalMammal/index.php?feed=rss2&cat=3
Friday August 26 2005 20:50
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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A group blog about computer narrative, games, poetry, and art.

http://grandtextauto.gatech.edu
http://grandtextauto.gatech.edu/feed/rss2/
Tuesday October 21 2008 04:01
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http://www.grindthatauthority.de
http://www.grindthatauthority.de/?feed=rss2
Sunday October 19 2008 07:30
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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Cyberspace. Virtual communities. Online games. Distributed systems.
Opinion, history, advice, and silliness from two guys who've been building this stuff for a long, long time.

http://www.fudco.com/habitat/
http://www.fudco.com/habitat/index.rdf
Monday June 09 2008 20:30
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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Mr. B's log

http://www.henrikbennetsen.com/
http://www.henrikbennetsen.com/wp-rss2.php
Friday April 13 2007 04:30
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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Research on computer games, comic books, and mass media franchises.

http://www.earthx.org/
http://www.earthx.org/node/feed
Sunday September 21 2008 04:15
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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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 October 20 2008 08:16
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exploring ludic media

http://www.ludonauts.com/
http://www.ludonauts.com/feed/
Tuesday October 21 2008 06:45
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Game news, views, and ramblings...

http://memorycard.blogs.com/memorycard/
http://memorycard.blogs.com/memorycard/index.rdf
Tuesday July 03 2007 19:30
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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Brought to you by myRSS - build your own RSS channel

http://particlestream.motime.com/
http://syndication.motime.com/particlestream/rss2.xml
Thursday November 09 2006 03:45
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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
http://nullsumme.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Wednesday October 15 2008 06:30
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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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 October 17 2008 06:45
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By Gamer. For Gamers.

http://www.over-clocked.net
http://over-clocked.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Thursday May 05 2005 01:20
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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a blog about fiction and games

http://particlestream.motime.com
http://syndication.motime.com/particlestream/rss2.xml
Wednesday November 08 2006 19:01
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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http://theplayethic.typepad.com/play_journal/
http://theplayethic.typepad.com/play_journal/index.rdf
Wednesday May 14 2008 21:45
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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RedAssedBabbon.com blog entries

http://www.redassedbaboon.com
http://www.redassedbaboon.com/rss/blog.xml
Monday February 27 2006 22:10
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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
Monday October 20 2008 08:17
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notes on games, artificial intelligence, and programming

http://www.cs.northwestern.edu/~rob/blog
http://www.cs.northwestern.edu/~rob/blog/wordpress/wp-rss2.php
Saturday June 11 2005 21:30
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http://www.itu.dk/people/folmann/
http://www.itu.dk/people/folmann/atom.xml
Saturday June 11 2005 19:00
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Social Study Games site syndication

socialstudygames.com
http://socialstudygames.com/index2.php?option=com_rssxt&type=RSS2.0&no_html=1
Wednesday October 03 2007 14:45
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A weblog about virtual worlds.

http://terranova.blogs.com/terra_nova/
http://terranova.blogs.com/terra_nova/index.rdf
Saturday October 18 2008 10:30
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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The research blog of Jonas Heide Smith

http://jonassmith.dk/weblog
http://jonassmith.dk/weblog/?feed=rss2
Saturday July 12 2008 17:15
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Game research and other important things

http://jesperjuul.dk/ludologist/index.php
http://jesperjuul.dk/ludologist/index.php?feed=rss2
Sunday October 19 2008 06:15
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Comment and discussion on Valve Software's digital distribution platform.

http://www.steamreview.org
http://feeds.feedburner.com/steamreview
Tuesday October 14 2008 18:01
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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
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http://thewarwicknews.blogspot.com
http://thewarwicknews.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Tuesday April 17 2007 05:45
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Random ramblings from the TV Heads

http://tvheads.org/blog
http://tvheads.org/blog/?feed=rss2
Monday December 19 2005 00:50
Monday October 20 2008 08:16
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vesterblog.dk - Tore Vesterby's thesis blog on women and gaming

http://vesterblog.dk/
http://vesterblog.dk/ordpressen/wp-rss2.php
Saturday October 21 2006 07:30
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A video game thinktank

http://vicejoy.blogspot.com
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Thursday December 13 2007 13:01
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http://www.virtuallearningworlds.com/
http://www.virtuallearningworlds.com/atom.xml
Saturday June 11 2005 20:05
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Yankidank Technology Site Feed.

http://www.yankidank.com
http://www.yankidank.com/backend/opinion
Saturday June 03 2006 11:15
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nullsumme's ModBlog

http://nullsumme.modblog.com/
http://nullsumme.modblog.com/backend/modblog/modblogs.rss.php
Friday December 02 2005 18:20
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