The Philosophy of Game Mechanics: A Civ 5 Saga.

I was originally planning on writing an article about Life is Strange for this week, but for various reasons I haven’t finished that yet. So, to tide you over while I continue to work on that, I’ve written a more lighthearted – some would say downright silly – piece on Sid Meier’s Civilization V (hereafter Civ 5).

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Deus Ex Human Revolution: An Argument against Augmentation

Considering that the question “How prevalent should augmentation technology be within our society?” is one of the key components of the setting of DE: Human Revolution, the “anti-augmentation” factions within the game do a surprisingly poor job of arguing against it.

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