The Joy in Replaying Favorite Video Games

My post for Geek Force Network today. =)

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Why do we replay games? It’s one of my worst habits — though I only call it “worst” because it leaves me with less free time to play the new games coming out. Obviously, some games try to get you to replay them with extra storylines, special unlockables, new game modes. We even give that special something a name — replay value — and it’s considered a big plus when you purchase a game.

However, there are some games that are so big, it’s hard to find the time or willpower to replay them. The Witcher 2 is one of my favorite video games of all time, but I’ll be honest and say that diving into that difficult combat and detailed story is so intense, once feels like enough… at least for a long while. Yet The Witcher 2 is set up for people to play twice, because there are…

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Geek Force Network + Emotional Robots

Although I don't think I've talked about robots much here, I love them. And I love droids and artificial intelligence systems and little bots that clean the house, even though I don't have that last one yet. So today, I published a list of my favorite robots and AIs in my article "My Top 10… Continue reading Geek Force Network + Emotional Robots