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My Childish Things

My Childish Things

During the fading hours of my university career, I began working at the Subway on my university campus. It was relatively easy work for decent pay, and helped me fund some of my gaming and drinking at the time (when really I should have been…

Tabletop Games: Welcome To The Revolution

Tabletop Games: Welcome To The Revolution

Here at GamingLives we like to keep an eye on current trends and popular movements in the gaming scene (well, a very lazy eye, at least). We like to think we can generally predict when the next ‘big thing’ is going to happen and,…

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 1

System Shock 2: Surviving the OSA – Part 1

There are plenty of games in the PC Gaming Hall of Fame, but very few are as critically acclaimed as System Shock 2, the player-destroying product of a collaboration between Irrational Games and Looking Glass Studios. As a young gamer, back in 1999, it flew…

Just Another Brick In the Fall

Just Another Brick In the Fall

There is little doubt that games polarise, but to what extent tends to vary, sliding up and down that gamut of grey between love and hate, some veering more to one end than the other. There are few series that do it with such ferocious…