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The Sunday Papers

Sundays are for cutting hedges and playing The Phantom Pain, so we’d better quickly round-up the week’s best games writing so we have the maximum amount of time available for tactical espionage action.

  • I like YouTube and think there are a great many talented YouTubers and I watch many of them. But this event in London, called Legends of Gaming, sounds horrible. An event at which children could see some of their favourite YouTubers play games, organised by Endemol, Game, and a meat supplier.
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    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for spending time with family and lamenting that international football means there’s no real football on this weekend. Boo, hiss. Let’s round up the week’s best games writing/listening/videoing to cheer us up.

    • Matt Lees and Quintin Smith have joined forces to create Cool Ghosts, a new site and YouTube channel through which they’ll both be creating videos about games. This includes the stuff Matt was already doing through Patreon and the already running Daft Souls podcast. The latest episode of the latter also includes our own Philippa Warr. What a group of nice people doing nice things.
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    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for laying face down on the ground, thanking the carpet fibres that the following day is a bank holiday and you don’t have to move anytime soon. Good thing you gathered the week’s best games writing at some earlier, unspecified point of the week, eh?

    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for meeting long-time and long-distance freelancers for coffee and videogames, then sloping home in the rain to gather links to the week’s best writing about videogames.

    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for family to visit and probably to sneak in a game or two from the new football season. Not before we’ve round up the week’s best games writing, though.

    • Dungeon Hacks is a book by David L. Craddock about the making of seminal roguelikes including Hack, Angband and Rogue itself. Gamasutra recently ran an excerpt from chapter 5, which is as much about early computing and some forward thinking teachers as it is game creation. A great read:
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    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for recovering from a week of games, crowds, and humidity at Gamescom. Let’s re-calibrate our frazzled brains by listing the week’s best games writing.

    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for finalising tax details and preparing for Gamescom. Fun stuff. Best varnish the day with a spot of the week’s best games writing. And hey! Do you have a personal blog upon which you write about games? Email me. I can only highlight what I know about.

    • Where MOBA tournaments are doing more and more to make themselves accessible to new audiences – with rookie streams and careful commentary – fighting game tournament EVO remains a mystery. If you can’t decipher its matches in real-time, Patrick Miller might be able to help you after the fact by breaking down the top 8 lessons from the tournament. It’s heavy in detail both in terms of the game’s mechanics and the scene’s current state.
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    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for resisting the pull of Rocket League. Rocket League, with its short, exciting matches. Rocket League with its swift and easy matchmaking. Rocket League with its fast cars and alluring balls. Mmm, Rocket League.

    Quick! Round up the week’s best games writing before it’s too late!

    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for rounding up the week’s best writing (and videoing) about (mostly) games, while trying to resist the temptation to link to your own gaming podcast. Shall we?

    The Sunday Papers

    Sundays are for being unexpectedly busy and therefore failing to round up the week’s best games writing. Sundays are for guiltily returning to make amends. Don’t call it a comeback.