Tag Archives: Rockstar

Red Meridian: Part 1/4 – The Dead Wild Bunch

Before I even started writing this article I had already written approximately 10,290 words about Red Dead Redemption (this taken off my Microsoft Word drafts, not the pieces themselves that are often longer still). To put that into perspective that is over 200 words more than my final year dissertation at University, which I wrote [...]
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Chronoludic Podcast Episode 1: Recognising Redemption or Death

Subscribe links to the podcast & blog feeds in the sidebar Or subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here Or even download the podcast directly here Or you can listen to it here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Hey, it’s Mike here. Chris and I did a podcast! It’s something we’ve wanted to [...]
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“We’ve got to start thinking beyond our guns. Those days are closin’ fast.”

[This is my closing salvo in a conversation Chris Green and I have been having for a week now on the topic of Rockstar’s latest – Red Dead Redemption] Disclaimer: There are spoilers in this article but I make a conscious effort to limit them to events only up to the end of the Mexico [...]
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"It Appears My Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds"

[This piece is part of an ongoing conversation, and a partial response to Chris Green's earlier post] In my first piece about Red Dead Redemption I heaped on some praise about the random encounter system, and I justified it existing in a world where the narrative was to be assumed to be “gamey”. I did [...]
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