Jun 302014
One of the two Jedi Shadows I have!

One of the two Jedi Shadows I have!

I am so excited for Double XP Week, which starts tomorrow, July 1st-July 7th. I will still be raiding at my normal times, but after that, I will be dedicating my time to leveling some ALTs. Fourth of July (Independence Day for Americans) falls conveniently in the middle of the week, so I will get some extra time to play because of the holiday as well!

Last time SWTOR had a Double XP Weekend I wrote a post about what I would be leveling, but this time, I have a better game plan for what I’ll be trying to do.

Find out Heather’s plan for Double XP Week after the Jump…

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Sep 152011

Interested in working in video games? You might want to check out G4TV’s new series, G4 University, which focuses on video games jobs by interviewing the big names in the industry. The BioWare doctors encourage people to create their own game, Adam Sessler gives advice on game journalism, Ken Levine says some of their best people came from quality assurance.

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Jun 272011

In Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn. the Supreme Court ruled that video games are protected by free speech.  In this 7-2 ruling the Court rejected the idea that video games qualify for special regulation because of their interactive nature, calling it “unprecedented and mistaken.”  It continued:

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Sep 302010

If you don’t know about these guys, you should.  Extra Credits at Escapistmagazine.com do animated videos which discuss various aspects of video gaming.  Their most recent video, “Project Ten Dollar,” talks about the issues of pricing games, what developers get paid, used game sales, downloadable content, and EA Games Project Ten Dollar.  Their talks are well-informed and insightful, while the animation brings the subject matter to life in an entertaining manner.

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