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  1. What's this casual gaming?

    This is a question I've been pondering real hard as of late. The question has taken me back trought the bysantine labyrinth of my own motivations for gaming in the first place. Why do I spend my time staring at the monitor and clicking away trought hours at an end?

    The first most obvious answer would be, I guess, to have fun. But from what is this fun made of? Is gaming fun because it takes me out of my everyday surroundings into a wonderland where I can do stuff that would be impossible ...
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  2. Have our expectations on gaming gone too high?

    This is something Iíve been thinking about the last couple of days. Do we expect so much of new titles that we canít be satisfied anymore, or has the level of game design really fallen that drastically? I started gaming in the days of Vic 20ís and C64ís. After which I moved to Amiga 500 and PC after that.

    I remember back in the Vic 20 days about making games that where you could interact with anything and the worlds would be almost boundless and full of places to explore. I never ...
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