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Blog Spotlight: Controls

Posted Jul 23, 2007 by Jon Wood

Blog Spotlight: Controls

Every Week, Community Manager Laura Genender takes a look at one or more of the entries being created in our blogs. This week, she looks at Jimmy_Scythe's blog on controls and more!

While is focused on the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Play Game genre (who'da thunk?), user Jimmy_Scythe's blog, "An Ongoing Tribute to my Own Lameness," looks at all aspects of the gaming world. Jimmy_Scythe takes these gaming topics and narrows them down to our online genre, yet I can safely say that all of his musings could apply to the single player world as well. His blog contains two well done posts so far - one focusing on game controls, and the other on gaming companies' business models.

The first post, "Dumbed down controls?!" takes a look at the keyboard vs the console controller. "I'm going to kick off this rant with a bit of heresy," he starts. "A complicated interface alone does not make a game deep."

Read the whole column here.


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