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Service Interruptions to Continue…

Apologies for the sudden disappearance for a couple of weeks. A combination of sickness, a heavy load at work, a friend’s birthday (and the ensuing hangover) and getting a Google Wave invite meant that I was rather lax in meeting my writing requirements. For various reasons, I’ve also been emphasising work on the actual projects… Continue reading Service Interruptions to Continue…

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Laying the Foundations #2 – The Importance of Community

Welcome to the second instalment of Laying the Foundations. In this week’s article I’m going to touch on the fundamental unit of our hobby – the gaming group. In the same way that the family is the building block of society, the group is the building block of our gaming community. Whilst some people do… Continue reading Laying the Foundations #2 – The Importance of Community

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Under the Hood #2 – Multi-Dimensional Mechanics

In this instalment of Under the Hood, I’m going to talk about our second Design Principle, which I’m currently calling Multi-Dimensional Mechanics. Partly because it’s a somewhat apt description, and partly because it sounds kind of amusingly steampunkish. What do I mean by Multi-Dimensional Mechanics? Well, let’s start with the singular dimensional rules you see… Continue reading Under the Hood #2 – Multi-Dimensional Mechanics

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Laying the Foundations #1 – The Core Principles +2

Welcome to the first Laying the Foundations column. In this series of articles, I’ll be looking at the reasoning behind Magnesium Games’ online presence and what we hope to achieve. To start things off, I thought I’d talk about the core philosophies which Magnesium Games operates on. For those wondering how this ties in to… Continue reading Laying the Foundations #1 – The Core Principles +2