Tag Archives: Video Games

The Grumpy Old Gamer

Like a lot of people of my generation, I played video games when I was a child; I still do some, though not in as large a quantity. I was born in 1979. Pong — technically not the first video … Continue reading

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The End of City of Heroes

It’s December 1st today. A short while ago, as was announced on August 31, City of Heroes, the first superhero MMO, was shut down. I was playing the game with my friends at the time of the shutdown. One last … Continue reading

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Leaving Paragon City

City of Heroes was the first massively multiplayer online game to be based on the concept of superheroes. Previously, MMOs were almost exclusively fantasy — even today, that’s the dominant theme in the game genre — and those that weren’t … Continue reading

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