This month’s Blogs of the Round Table received the biggest response ever: a cavalcade of contributions so intimidating, I can feel my wrists hurting in mere anticipation of the impending writeup. “Don’t do it Alan”, the sentient tendons whisper, but that would be a disservice to all of the writers who took part. Also, I’ve …
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Prince of Persia

January 29th, 2013 | Posted by Michael Clarkson in Critical Compilation: - (2 Comments)

Editor’s note: This compilation has remained unscheduled in Critical Distance’s backlogs for going on three years and is no doubt out of date. We’ve elected to publish it so as to not let Sparky’s hard work to go to waste but we definitely welcome any further contributions by our email submissions form. (As for why …
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January 27th

January 27th, 2013 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 27th)

It’s Sunday! Let’s jam with some This Week in Videogame Blogging! IT’S THE ECONOMY On Tech Crunch, Tadhg Kelly has an interesting article on the inward-facing practices of “casual” games, and how their approach –focusing on metrics– is actually very familiar to us: Obsessed with measuring everything and therefore defining all of their problems in …
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If I had to describe Critical Distance with the title of a game, it’d be Infinite Undiscovery. Except I heard that game wasn’t too good. Oh well. Moving on: its’ time once again for This Week in Videogame Blogging, the web’s premier weekly collection of the most interesting games writing, criticism and commentary! DESIGN We …
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January 13th

January 13th, 2013 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 13th)

Hello C-D readers, this is your Captain speaking. I am back in the chair as is right and proper with the universe and we are ready to engage. Let’s get This Week in Videogame Blogging going! #1Reason Kim Swift, a developer who should require no introduction, has a new blog up and running with a …
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January 6th

January 6th, 2013 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 6th)

You’re reading this week’s edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging, which is kind of the whole purpose of Critical Distance. I’ll be taking over curation duties from Kris Ligman this week to bring you another fresh pile of good reads for you to peruse during your commute or from the comfort of wherever it …
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It’s 2013! A new year and a time for resolutions, and I’m not talking about ‘1080p’ here. New Year’s Resolutions can be fun and inspiring, but there’s a balance between setting a formidable challenge and an unrealistic goal. Videogame players are no strangers to challenge of course, and that’s the theme of this month’s Blogs …
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