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"Still, it taught me that being a man making video games is like a woman doing anything -- you can give the world nothing but a free supply of objective awesomeness, and you'll still have crusaders hellbent on destroying you."

That's from this nice, sober and thoughtful article to be found here...

http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-things-you-learn-when-making-modern-video-game/

Well worth the read.

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Dec. 9th, 2015 08:38 pm
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There's a short little bit of audio here about how the coming of video games was reported about on the radio in New Zealand. In one snippet from 1982, an importer of arcade machines mentions he tweaks them to make them more aggro to suit the NZ players - compared to the US ones who apparently were more happy with intellectual games. Hmmm. :)

At the end, http://playitagainproject.org/ is mentioned as an 80s' Australasian gaming archive. Awwww - 'Sherlock' from Melbourne House was great!

Oh yes, and in music videos of the times, there was this...

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