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On Geekery, Part Two: Wargaming...sport of geek-kings?

Posted 12-02-2010 at 12:45 by Critias

On the bright side, wargaming doesn't have all the scandal and controversy and emotional baggage that RPGs do. There's something that certain groups just love about the escapism element of RPGs, about the idea that you're "becoming" someone else, and that they love to point the finger at. They'll conveniently ignore that every good movie or fantastic novel out there is popular precisely because of that same element of escapism, of a writer or actor putting you into another character's...
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On Geekery, Part One: RPGs aren't just for blowing things up.

Posted 12-02-2010 at 12:04 by Critias
Updated 12-02-2010 at 13:39 by Critias
Tags d&d, dice, games, geeks, nerds

So I've hinted -- not very subtly, mind you -- at being a geek in previous posts. I'm sure plenty of you have been busily googling the word, scouring the internet for more information on precisely what this "geekdom" might entail and how it is I've snuck onto Glocktalk to infect the place.

Before we go any further, lemme point out that to my other on-line friends, I'm the weirdo hardcore gun guy. I'm the shooter, the guy who does Kali and Jeet, the dude who's spending...
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