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Currently studying Computer Science at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. I've taken part in a modding project for a PC game. I balance my school courses with reading Game Development books and testing out ideas online.
 

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Comment In: [News - 09/02/2014 - 06:34]

@Joshua There was a time ...

@Joshua There was a time when people would think it was implicit to treat others with respect and courtesy regardless of gender, race, country of origin, etc. r n r nBut there ARE folks who do live in communities that do not implicitly do that. r n r nThat is ...

Comment In: [News - 08/28/2014 - 01:00]

The divide is not just ...

The divide is not just the casual market and the hardcore market, but between the adult gamers/developers/publishers/etc, the teenage gamers, and the child gamers. r n r nAs adults, some gamers don 't want bigger worlds that promise hundreds of hours of content. They want easy to get in/out systems ...

Comment In: [News - 08/26/2014 - 08:07]

I would counter that people ...

I would counter that people enjoy the ability to assemble and identify themselves for whatever reason they want. We have people assembling to have KKK-like meetings and rallies. r n r nWe have the special Olympics which is held separately from the Olympics even though the Olympics allowed an athlete ...

Comment In: [News - 08/22/2014 - 07:10]

I see your point. But ...

I see your point. But for me, in Mass Effect I routinely chose switched my in-game choices to this I thought the character I had envisioned would do. She wasn 't simply Paragon, but a solider and a human being. My Shepard wasn 't blindly pro-human, but my other Shepard ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/15/2014 - 04:36]

I understand for existing gamers, ...

I understand for existing gamers, but what about new gamers who never played an FPS r n r nI was playing Halo 3: ODST with a friend and they were completely lost. They didn 't have a fluid understanding between looking and moving, so they had to stop moving in ...

Comment In: [News - 08/15/2014 - 02:31]

@Anne From reading the article, ...

@Anne From reading the article, that seems clear. But any statement taken from a conversation never does comprise of the entirety of that person 's beliefs and intentions. r n r nSometimes people just take a sound bite and run with it. Thanks for your work on House M.D. and ...