Author Archives: mjd105

Reddit Chimes in on Gone Home

I found this awesome thread on reddit from a year ago that basically discusses our in class comments throughout the whole thing. Ranging from whether or not it is a “game”  to their opinions on the narrator it all is … Continue reading

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NSA is listening

More recent news about the NSA wire tapping has been surfaced. In this article, which is attached below the website, they talk about how the NSA has found yet another way into entering our cell phone provider systems and outlines … Continue reading

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Apple has become invasive

Hey guys, I was browsing my reddit and found this really cool short article about how Apple has admitted to removing songs from people iTunes without letting anyone know. I felt like it related perfectly to our old discussions on … Continue reading

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Who is Mariella

For my final blog post I am going to focus on a small aspect of the game The Stanley Parable (2013). This was actually not the first ending that I got, but it was the one that stuck with me … Continue reading

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How much war is in the World of WARcraft?

I have decided to focus on chapter two of Hilde G. Corneliussen and Jill Walker Rettberg’s collection in Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A “World of Warcraft” Reader. In this chapter titled “Never Such Innocence Again”: War and Histories in … Continue reading

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Blog Post 2, Utopia or Dystopia?

Mercer, our first look into an actual voiced opinion of someone who does not trust or like the circle. This varies from what we have heard before, which was a second hand story told by workers of the Circle talking … Continue reading

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Gamer, not a game at all

A futuristic society completely controlled by media seems far-fetched but in Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor’s film Gamer it becomes very clear, through the “games” of “Society” and “Slayers,” a modern society can become subject to the possibilities of one … Continue reading

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