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Opinion, commentary, criticism and mumblings on current games/game design

Frank Herman (RIP)

I was really saddened today to hear that Frank Herman passed away on March 30th 2009. “Big Frank”, as he was affectionately known, was a major figure in the early days of the video games industry. As one of the founders of Mastertronic (with Martin Alper and Alan Sharam) he pioneered budget video game sales […]

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Opinion: F.E.A.R.

Craig Hubbard sold his soul to Satan for the chance to make the perfect Sci-Fi FPS (First Person Shooter). The result was F.E.A.R – First Encounter Assault Recon. Of course the Devil never plays fair (and he has always wanted to be a computer game designer), so while the team at Monolith worked to create […]

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