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Tag Archives: Tapped Out

It’s often fascinating to me to see how games work and why they’re set up the way they are. I don’t remember when I first realized on-rails shooters were set up that way to show you specific scenes in specific ways or that Resident Evil’s weird camera angles were to maximize the chances you’d get scared, […]

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My original intent was to write an article griping about poor support for mobile games, but I really am trying not to be Mr. Negative here. So I thought if I did a post that had some other stuff but also included some griping it might be okay.  I’m worried that some day I’ll just […]

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I have hesitated to do this list for a while because it would be way more effective with animated GIF screenshots, but I don’t have the foggiest idea how to do that. On top of that, there’s like three of you that even play this game, so I’m basically saying to the world at large, […]

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In real life, I’m a computer tech, and I’m constantly reminding users to save stuff to their network drive rather than to the local computer. The blank (or outraged) stares I get when I try to explain that we don’t back up the local hard drives are some of my least favorite looks. And, of […]

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We’ve talked previously about tasks/rewards in The Simpsons: Tapped Out. The more I look into it, the more it seems that’s par for the “tapping on stuff games” course: the less time it takes, the more you can do it, the more you’ll be rewarded for it. The goal is to keep your eyes on […]

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