Editorial: Loopy

By Mel
But he gives GREAT loot!

Mel looks at specific qualities that make a game addictive and fun. They involve many familiar mechanics, such as grinding, but what else? Games need more than just a grind to keep the player in that loop. Curious? Reach level twenty to get the answer!

TSM Episode 114: Corporal Punishment

By Lusipurr
I look upon each new student as a gift--an opportunity to get my arm back into form for bowling.

England battle it out in London at The Oval, despite the weather, Australian Captain Clarke, and the laments of SiliconNooB (all-rounder-at-large). Imitanis dozes quietly whilst Lusipurr recites the most stirring piece of verse in his sizeable repertoire.

TSM Episode 112: Nintend-woes

By Lusipurr
B-A-N-A-N-A-S

The Ashes continues at Chester-le-Street. Even though Lusipurr and SiliconNooB back opposing teams, they are united–along with Mel and TsubakiSamurai–in their dismay at Nintendo’s continued faffing about with the overpriced, under-supported, Wii U.