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Top 10 Developer Jabs at Competing Franchises

Posted by on Nov 6, 2011 in From the Archives, Lists | 0 comments

In this list, BGH looks at 10 of his favorite 4th wall breaks at the expense of another development team.

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Gamer Glossary: Assassin Flags

Posted by on Sep 24, 2011 in Anecdotes | 7 comments

We all know what “escort quests,” “grinding,” and “spawning” are, but there doesn’t seem to be an official term for the collectibles that developers like to scatter throughout their entire game. Ethan Sheaffer proposes this nomenclature.

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