In this week's Player Perspective column, Jaime Skelton takes a look at the social gamer. Jaime's been spending time on what some would call the Dark Side: Social games on Facebook. See what she learned, if anything, during her adventure!
Over the past week, I've been entrenched on the other side of the fence. No, not sitting with developers – I mean the other side of the gaming fence, the side we talk dirty about. Social gaming. All those addictive little Facebook apps that have people farming, gardening, cooking, raising pets, building zoos, and hiring hitmen. I let myself completely soak in the degeneration that's killing dogs, families, and gaming as we know it. At least, that's what I heard on the internet.