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Neptunes Pride – The GD War – Part 1

In which Craig Lager (WasteManager), Ed Fenning (Max Ironcock), Thom Senior (Ludo), Tom Hatfield (Dante), Jay Kim (Mana), Craig Lam (Poseidon) and Michael Yang (Miker) fight it out for the galaxy in free-to-play 4x space game, Neptunes Pride. Day 1 WasteManager: I’m a weird tentacle creature. A Tentacle of Hatred is what I’m choosing to call it. In terms of starting position I seem to have a really good one, off to the right of the map; plenty of stars to advance to without having to worry too much about my neighbours. Miker is to my left and is completely…

How to fix The Sims

The Sims can get pretty dull. We play games to escape to more interesting places and do more interesting things. In The Sims though, you end up escaping to a suburban neighbourhood where you still have to do the dishes, shower, cook breakfast, etc etc. And while the expansion packs might add new novelties, they aren’t really improving the core game, just extending it. It needs more randomness, more crazy, more opportunities to make emergent dramas play out. So, a list then, of ideas to inject some fun an interest into The Sims. And all these things can happen to…