/. shares a twenty-one slides Technologizer gallery titled "The Great Operating System (OS) Games" -- "They may not be the fanciest computer games of all time, but untold billions of hours of productivity have been lost to them over the past four decades.
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Cardboard Warfare -- Real-life Call of Duty (CoD): Modern Warfare (MW) re-enactment scene with cardboards.Submitted by ant on Sat, 07/03/2010 - 3:30am. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Audio | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Sight Seeings | Videogame Console
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This World of Warcraft (WoW) comic strip explains why one shouldn't ride his/her mount
This three pages Bit-tech.net article talks about "why everything is trying to be an role playing game (RPG) now" -- "Twenty years ago, the idea of levelling up in a game was confined to a very specific genre: the role-playing game, whose systems were based on pen-and-paper games such as Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). Today, you can still level up in an RPG such as Dragon Age, but you can also level up in far wider variety of games, from sports titles to first perspective shooter (FPS) games... The vast majority of modern games monitor, quantify and reward your skills in a way that would only have been familiar to the biggest geeks in the 1980s.
This two pages GamesRadar article compares the fantastic computer/video game weapons and their real-life equivalents -- "There are certain things we just accept in video games. An overweight pipe technician can jump five times his own height. A first aid kit will instantly heal bullet wounds and replace lost blood. And any theoretical physics model can be cleanly packaged into a lightweight, handheld weapon with the minimum of fuss. But in certain cases, that last one isn't too far off the truth.