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Empire: Total War Diary – Part 5, Sabotage!

Let’s begin by examining just how screwed I am. Using the very scientific measuring tool that is the Empire Prestige graph we can clearly see my fairly average stack of prestige is more than dwarfed by the combined might of the my allied enemies. Now suitably emasculated, I shall present some Mathematical proof to further my case. My military is rated at 42, France is at 96 and Spain is at 137. Ergo I am screwed by a factor of 191 screws. I don’t entirely know what that means, but I’m pretty sure it’s bad. This is what it boils…

Evil in Games

Evil in games is one of those delightful topics that doesn’t seem to be discussed quite nearly enough. This isn’t the evil that inhabits Shaylbridge Cradle in Thief or the evil that unleashed the forces of hell in Doom 3. The evil that is at the heart of this article is the evil in you the player. The evil that leads you to stealing candy from your very own baby in The Sims 3, the evil that sees you the Overlord send your minions to pillage a harmless human village, the kind of evil that saw Tom Francis plan to…