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Shamus Young attempts to make the game industry less dysfunctional by arguing with a rhetorical wall and hoping things change for the better.

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PC users aren't just losing their dedicated servers, they're losing much more.

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Key fetch quests need to be revamped or ditched.

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It's not "Survival Horror," it's "Survival" or "Horror."

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Leveling: how to do it right, how to mess it up completely.

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Why don't RPGs have decent in-game economies?

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Shamus wants his cake, and wants to eat it too.

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Champions Online takes the jokes too far.

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Shamus wants his cheat codes and difficulty levels back. Oh, and a push-to-win button.

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Shamus Young discusses subscription-based games, and whether you're getting enough bang for your buck.

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Shamus Young switches sides and goes pro-DRM.

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Can 2D games make a comeback in a 3D world?

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Online activation is not reasonable, it's anti-consumer.

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Procedurally generated worlds are offering new possibilities to gamers, but are they set to overtake the handcrafted worlds of old?

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Buy game. Download mods. Create game you actually want to play.

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It's beginning to look a lot like...Christmas?