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This blog will be a meditation on games, gaming, and gamers. Especially those of us who have been playing the gaming game for a while. The title is from "Legend of Zelda: Link's Adventure," because who but an Older Gamer would remember that?
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The Kids These Days with Their Fast-Paced MMOs

Posted 21st November 2010 at 03:57 PM by daranthered (Hello! I am Error.)
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Like many of you who will read this, I enjoy MMORPGs. I've been playing them off and on (mostly on) since the late 90's. I started with Asheron's Call, took a detour through Everquest, City of Heroes, Star Wars Galaxies, and I have found a comfortable existence in Lord of the Rings Online, and World of Warcraft, with the odd attempt now and then to give myself a seizure in Perfect World. While some of you may count this a thin resume, I feel that it gives me a certain pedigree in the world of...
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Why Hand Held Games Make Me Feel Old

Posted 13th November 2010 at 05:38 AM by daranthered (Hello! I am Error.)

About two weeks back, I was going to meet some friends to see a movie. I, and another friend, arrived early, and as so often happens these days, out came the iPhone.

We played Battleship on my friend's iPhone. I mention this to illustrate two points; the first is that I rock at Battleship, I won four games to zip, and secondly, to show just how far portable gaming has come in my lifetime.

I still have my original Gameboy, and as of last night when I resurrected it with...
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First Thoughts and Introduction

Posted 5th November 2010 at 12:52 PM by daranthered (Hello! I am Error.)
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Since this is my first post, I thought that I would spend it with something akin to a mission statement, a Raison d'ętre of what I'm going to be talking about here, why I'm a Togger, and why I'm a gamer in the first place. I've written about some of this before, but its worth restating here, and I hope it will be an understanding and receptive audience.

“When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I thought as a child, I acted as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish...
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