You might be dedicated to playing games, but the amount of effort needed to overcome physical limitations is incredible. Jeff Groves listens to some of the stories of gamers at Ablegamer.com.
Full Spectrum Gamer
So-called casual games are nothing new, they just have been able to reach more people though new platforms. Greg Costikyan argues that the people that pay for these games are not casual at all but are merely a new "hardcore" audience.
Magic: The Gathering has been around for a long time, and that's because it appeals to a broad spectrum of players. Patrick Jarrett explains who Spike, Timmy and Johnny are to the Magic design team.
It's time to sift through the coded labels; hardcore means masculine and casual means feminine. Rowan Kaiser thinks that we should recognize the implied sexuality of the labels and switch to a gender neutral term.