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This Year In Video Game Blogging 2011

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Welcome to 2012! Here at Critical Distance, your regularly scheduled This Week In Video Game Blogging is taking a break to make way for our year-end retrospective. The editorial crew has been hard at work culling through the year’s 937 links plus…

Ten Years of Penny Arcade

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Compiling a tribute compilation of the past ten years of Penny Arcade is not an exact science. My first impulse was to organize everything by chronological order, but because so many of the comics are topical that format rapidly falls apart. How…

Pixel Vixen 707, Part 1

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When PixelVixen707 was first getting started and sending out friendly e-mails to various bloggers, in the one I received she asked me why I used a pseudonym. The inspiration mostly came from one of my favorite periods of American literature where authors…

Surfer Girl Reviews Star Wars

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This is the first entry in a new series for Critical Distance – the writer/critic’s spotlight. This series focuses on the body of writing produced by a single videogame writer, critic or commentator. In this post I turn the spotlight on the…