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Are we like Christopher Columbus?

World of Warcraft makes players feel like Christopher Columbus after his trek across the Atlantic. We are explorers. We start the game at the human start point, Northshire, which becomes our hub. From there we may venture out radially in … Continue reading

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America, Orwellian War?

“Just to say evil Islamics did it, that’s so lame, and we know it. We see those official close-ups on the screen. The shifty liar’s look, the twelve-stepper’s gleam in the eye. One look at these faces and we know … Continue reading

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All aboard the train to DeepArcher

“Though she’s on board the train now, Maxine sees no reason to stop clicking—she clicks on the hostesses’ toe rings, on the chili-glazed rice crackers in the Oriental Party Mix they bring, on the festively colored toothpicks which impale the … Continue reading

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The Standing Reserve

For this post I’d like to focus on the moment in Global Frequency when Sita Patel is patched through to the global frequency. Within moments of the initial call, she is first introduced to the threat at hand, biological warfare. … Continue reading

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