Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Heather Hale's Blogs Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:33:06 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) You CAN Teach an Old Skag New Tricks: An Ode to Borderlands 2 - by Heather Hale http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20130306/187986/You_CAN_Teach_an_Old_Skag_New_Tricks_An_Ode_to_Borderlands_2.php Design,Console/PC After savoring every last bit of Borderlands 2, my thoughts on it's greatest successes and minor failures are here at last. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20130306/187986/You_CAN_Teach_an_Old_Skag_New_Tricks_An_Ode_to_Borderlands_2.php Wed, 06 Mar 2013 03:57:00 EST Games as Commentary: Indiecade East Panel Reflection - by Heather Hale http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20130223/187199/Games_as_Commentary_Indiecade_East_Panel_Reflection.php Indie My thoughts and reflections on the "Games as Commentary" panel held at Indiecade East. Panelists: Paolo Pedercini, Richard Hofmeier, Heather Chaplin, and Ian Bogost, Moderated by Simon Ferrari. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20130223/187199/Games_as_Commentary_Indiecade_East_Panel_Reflection.php Sat, 23 Feb 2013 01:42:00 EST Mass Effect 3 For Dummies - by Heather Hale http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120627/173138/Mass_Effect_3_For_Dummies.php Discussion of how the new ending to Mass Effect 3 takes games down a notch in their quest to becoming an legitimate art form. NOTE: spoilers included. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120627/173138/Mass_Effect_3_For_Dummies.php Wed, 27 Jun 2012 03:41:00 EDT Why Minecraft is the Best and the Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Me - by Heather Hale http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120620/172729/Why_Minecraft_is_the_Best_and_the_Worst_Thing_to_Ever_Happen_to_Me.php This article discusses the dangerous escape from reality that is playing Minecraft http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120620/172729/Why_Minecraft_is_the_Best_and_the_Worst_Thing_to_Ever_Happen_to_Me.php Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:35:00 EDT Ladies of E3: The Good, The Same, and The Ridiculous. - by Heather Hale http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120609/172098/Ladies_of_E3_The_Good_The_Same_and_The_Ridiculous.php In the wake of E3, I took some time to sift through the many, many, soldier and/or zombie oriented games to look for any traces of promising female characters in this upcoming gaming year. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120609/172098/Ladies_of_E3_The_Good_The_Same_and_The_Ridiculous.php Sat, 09 Jun 2012 07:10:00 EDT FemShep: A Step in the Right Direction - by Heather Hale http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120602/171682/FemShep_A_Step_in_the_Right_Direction.php Sure all we ladies love FemShep, but there is more than meets the eye to playing as this badass lady. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/HeatherHale/20120602/171682/FemShep_A_Step_in_the_Right_Direction.php Sat, 02 Jun 2012 11:41:00 EDT