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Author Archives: emilyhblake
In class on Thursday, we were given the assignment to write a blog of our choice, so I am writing about my experience remediating the Sims 3. A couple of days ago, my partner Molly and I finally decided on how we are going to present our game, Sims 3. We figured that since Sims […] Continue reading
Playing Sims 3 in class on Thursday immediately made me feel like I was 10yr old again, fighting with my sisters for a turn to play. Although it was a different version of the game (we played Sims 2), most of the controls are the same, which made it easy to pick it right back […] Continue reading
I honestly don’t think I have ever hated a movie more than I hated the Hunger Games. I had fallen in love with the novels and had built up so much hope for the movie and left heart broken (slightly exaggerated obviously, but still, it sucked). However, this is not a blog post about why […] Continue reading
Lord of the Rings Online has definitely been a new experience for me to say the least. I have never played a game like it before. The virtual world is so interesting and complex! It has definitely taken me a while to feel at ease within it (though that may just be because I am […] Continue reading
King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters took me by surprise in a lot of ways. First off, I actually liked the film, which was something I never thought I would say. Secondly, I was surprised by how invested I became in the characters’ lives and personalities. I don’t think I have EVER hated a character like […] Continue reading
So as many of you will soon find, I am not much of a true gamer at all… I am absolutely horrible with video games. That being said though, I really liked playing Braid (once I figured out how to use it thanks to the lovely Shao-Yu Chen for helping me out today). I said I […] Continue reading