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What Colour is My Hero?

This is the second and final part of my article on the question posed by the GDC panel “What Colour is Your Hero?”. In the first part I spoke, as the panel did, about the representation of ethnic characters by developers in games. This time I’m going to take the question more literally and talk about player created characters, including my own personal choices. Anyone who read either my Mass Effect 2 Review or my follow up probably noticed that my Shepard isn’t the usual ‘default male Shepard’ or one of the many interchangeable female Shepards one sees in a…

Battlefield Heroes Mega Phun Bux

Battlefield Heroes is one of those games that’s fun to play, but I never want to play it. It’s really odd – when I think about logging in my mind does it’s own little sigh and runs through a list of things I could do instead; look at and be instantly disappointed by newgrounds, make a lovely cup of tea, stare aimlessly out of the window. When I do log in though I pretty much always enjoy playing – it’s a fun game, but it has it’s problems, and I think some problems are very prominent; the main one is…