Tag Archives: theater

Half-Life 2: Gordon Freeman

Spoilers: Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Episodes One & Two, Portal. I’ve mentioned before that I often see playing games as a performance–not that I necessarily make up my own character from scratch, but inhabit the life of one while building his … Continue reading

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All men and women are merely players

During my podcast conversation hosted by Abbott, the point came up that I see games as a rehearsal. I’ve mentioned it here before. I give the caveat that I have been and still remain a: theater student, theater historian, actor, … Continue reading

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Where I End and You Begin

It’s been a rather wet week in Chicago. When I first started this blog, I was intent on playing and finishing Oblivion. That didn’t happen. Once again, the game lost its interest for me, and I spoke with Cap’n Perkins … Continue reading

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