The value of videogames (or, why I think Untitled Goose Game was a rip-off)

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A stupid cartoon goose honks into a wishing well.

I have a limited amount of time on this planet. I also have a limited amount of money to spend. Therefore, like any Homo Economicus, I have a rational desire to get the most value for money for my time-wasting distractions. So, after months of memes, I bought Untitled Goose Game on the Nintendo Switch…

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When Did You Last Beat Your Wife?

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(This post started out life as a comment to Robert Brook's Not Everything Is a Game post.) I remember when I stopped beating my wife. I used to beat her regularly without ever wondering why. Without really considering how it made her feel, the effect on our relationship or the effect it had on me.…

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