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My Gap Year: Borderlands and Fallout

My Gap Year: Borderlands and Fallout

For more than five years, my life as a gamer has consisted of me playing a combination of Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas, Borderlands, and Borderlands 2.  In terms of hours, Borderlands is likely at the top of that chart with most of the time…

Poker Night at the Inventory 2 – Review

Poker Night at the Inventory 2 – Review

When the original Poker Night at the Inventory was announced, it was kind of a strange one. No one had quite expected Telltale Games, makers of fabulous point ‘n’ clicks such as Sam & Max and Back to the Future: The Game, to suddenly come…

Profoundly In Love With Pandora

Profoundly In Love With Pandora

The mind of man is as fragile as it is strong.  Catching sight of something poignant can have a varied effect on the mindset, depending on which particular aspect of the memory is being triggered, so seeing a treasured locket from a long-gone take-no-prisoners relative…

Best of 2012 – 10 Games and Their Classic 8-Point Story Arcs

Best of 2012 – 10 Games and Their Classic 8-Point Story Arcs

Voted for by Richie, Stu and Tim

It is generally agreed that most stories are structured around the classic, reliable 8-Point Story Arc – a formula that dictates every story should be built around these steps;

  1. Stasis
  2. Trigger
  3. The Quest
  4. Surprise
  5. Critical Choice
  6. Climax