The best PC games ever The best PC games of 2018 so far Best graphics cards 2018 Best free games Rainbow Six Siege operators guide Monster Hunter: World guide

Posts tagged “Old Man Murray”

Tell Us: How Long Is A Game Of String?

A few years ago, games were mocked for 'only' being ten hours long. Now, increasingly developers aren't simply coming in under that on a regular basis, but potentially aiming even shorter - as seen in this Develop 2011 session written up by Gamespot the other day. Some are arguing the audience doesn't have the patience to last for ten hours with a game. So how…

Tagged with , , .

Feature:

The Remarkable Notability Of Old Man Murray

This is something special. If you saw Wednesday's article about Old Man Murray's temporary deletion from Wikipedia, you'll know that it was originally deemed "not notable" due to a lack of references. That's been fixed now, thanks to the very hard work of Wikipedia editors. (It's probably wise not to dismiss one of the greatest works of humanity over a single, dodgy admin settling personal…

Tagged with , , , , , .

Victory! Old Man Murray Is Back On Wikipedia

Old Man Murray has been reinstated on Wikipedia! After we began our campaign yesterday, there's been a remarkable reaction. A quite extraordinarily evidenced article is now on the encyclopaedia site, with more references than the New England Journal Of Medicine. It's a splendid sight, so congratulations to everyone who weighed in. Especially WP editors, OverlordQ and Masem, for their amazing efforts. (Just need to rescue…

Tagged with , .

Feature:

Old Man Murray Deleted From Wikipedia

When Rock, Paper, Shotgun is asked to name its games writing influences, only a few names come up. They include Amiga Power, Your Sinclair, early Gamer, and perhaps most noticeably, Old Man Murray. The influence that site had on games writing has influenced just about everything else anyone's enjoyed since. RPS writers lived and breathed OMM at the time. Every time I read the archives…

Tagged with , , , .