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March 14, 2011

On the Genealogy of "Art Games": Second Essay


July 2, 2010

On the Genealogy of "Art Games": First Essay


June 9, 2010

A Brief History of Cutscenes


May 15, 2010

Hardware Porn: Prologue


April 9, 2010 (Originally published on August 5, 2004)

Postback EX: I don't give CREDIT


April 8, 2010 (Originally published on July 3, 2004)

Postback EX: The Great Recapitulation


April 6, 2010

A Gamer's Guide to the Internet: Prologue


March 24, 2010

Posting Guidelines


March 23, 2010

Masters of Controversy


March 11, 2010

Is Games Art?


February 11, 2010

The Simulacrum is True


October 21, 2009

On Insects and their Laws


October 12, 2009

Desperation is a Stinky Cologne


September 4, 2009

On "Emergent" Game Behavior and other Miracles


July 30, 2009

Winners Always Use Drugs


June 15, 2009

Basic Instincts


June 12, 2009

Cocksucking Videogameland


June 1, 2009

How Good Exactly is Perfect?


May 27, 2009

Beyond the Videogame News Racket


May 12, 2009

Domination 101: Banned!


April 5, 2009

Are Games The Last Bastion Of Manliness?


March 29, 2009

Domination 101: You Can Lead A Scrub To Water, But You Can't Make 'Em Think


March 23, 2009

Untold Tales of The Arcade: I Shoot, Therefore I Am


March 19, 2009

How Cartoon Animation Steered Off Course


March 2, 2009

Why I Hate Narrow-minded Experts


January 20, 2009

Death Comes To Us All


December 18, 2008

PC Game Piracy


December 11, 2008

State of the Gaming Media


December 10, 2008

A History of Toaplan


September 6, 2008

Fuck Metroidvanias


August 13, 2008

Domination 101: So You Want To Be A Dominator? Part 1


August 6, 2008

Leave Ranking to the Experts


July 9, 2008

Domination 101: 2D vs. 3D: Seth Responds! Round 2, Fight!


July 1, 2008

Domination 101: 2D vs. 3D


June 27, 2008

On New Games Journalism


June 12, 2008

The Second Stupidest Word in Videogames


June 10, 2008

Domination 101: On Cheapness


May 14, 2008

On Complexity, Depth and Skill


May 2, 2008

Untold Tales of The Arcade: The Mighty Sword Against The Bacterians, The Story of Gradius The Almighty


April 30, 2008

Mini-games are for Mini-gamers


April 26, 2008

Domination 101: Prelude to a Diss


April 25, 2008

Casual Reviews are for Casual Gamers


April 25, 2008

Non-games are for Non-gamers


April 14, 2008

Does Anyone Hate Anything Anymore?


April 14, 2008

Domination 101: Why Street Fighter Rules, Part 1


April 13, 2008

Untold Tales of The Arcade: Rays from the Past


April 6, 2008

Does Anyone Like Anything Anymore?


March 30, 2008

Untold Tales of The Arcade: Taito Think Tank


March 29, 2008

Steam Powered


March 29, 2008

The Videogame News Racket


March 23, 2008

Of Genocides and Reinventions


March 21, 2008

Untold Tales of The Arcade: The Creation of a New Style, Giant Fish and The Fight for Survival


March 19, 2008

The Nuts and Bolts are as Important as the Ones and Zeros


March 17, 2008

The RPG Conundrum


March 14, 2008

Untold Tales of The Arcade: Mission Secret


March 13, 2008

Establishing the Basics


March 8, 2008

On Role-playing Games


March 8, 2008

Take the Insomnia artfag test!


March 6, 2008

Message my Ass


March 3, 2008

"Can Games be Art?", and other Childish Nonsense


February 26, 2008

Untold Tales of The Arcade: Episode 1


February 26, 2008

On "Value" for "Money"


February 8, 2008

Reviewing Smash Brothers X -- what's in a label?


February 6, 2008

Reviewing Rez HD


January 27, 2008

No More "Parodies"


January 12, 2008

Sequel: The Videogame


January 9, 2008

Overture and the future of Guilty Gear


November 10, 2007

Why One-minute?


September 1, 2007

Reviewing Ports and Compilations


August 30, 2007

Six reasons to get a Japanese Wii


July 10, 2007

In the Name of Consistency


July 8, 2007

Arcade Culture


May 2, 2007

Regarding the .ac in insomnia.ac


April 26, 2007

Moving to France


April 20, 2007

The Stupidest Word in Videogames


December 15, 2006

Shooting and fighting game glossaries


September 6, 2006

PS3 and 360: not nearly as powerful as they should be


May 21, 2006

Love and hatred in the time of console wars


March 1, 2006

Hardware coverage is depressingly bad


November 22, 2005

Everyone's into gaming, but for how long?


November 18, 2005

That Christmas Eve Feeling


September 29, 2005

"Violent Knee Attack, bitch"


September 25, 2005

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