Up until last year, I’d never played an Anno game. I definitely knew of the franchise but that was about it. More than that, I only knew it as “that SimCity-like game,” which I realize is totally unfair to the entire Anno series, but here we are. And it was only through that unfortunate stigma [...]
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I have a friend that loves to make wide, sweeping generalizations that, to him, are pure fact free from conjecture or idiocy. To me, these proclaimed absolutes exemplify the fact that he’s never taken a statistics class because they’re all based on a sample size of two, usually either out of ignorance or laziness. When [...]
There’s a book by Dan Ariely that’s all about the irrational behavior of humans called Predictably Irrational, named as such because the whacky psychological quirks of people is at this point a matter of statistics and the scientific method and not random happenstance. For instance, the price often biases our opinions of a product before [...]
It’s the end of our Mass Effect trilogy discussion trilogy. Spoilers abound! Plus, Kid Icarus: Uprising and Angry Birds Space.
Focus Home Interactive & Cyanide Studio’s game Confrontation is based on the tabletop game of the same name. Set in Aarklash, Confrontation’s world lives up to its title. Four different factions fight with each other for dominion of Aarklash; the crusading Griffon army, the mad scientist Scorpion army, the orc filled Jakal army, and the [...]