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David Shimomura
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Having a problem where my predictions appear as a gray bar. There are predictions but they are not visible. EX, the middle section will input "the".

Edit: problem is intermittent and happens with various apps. This is from Google Messenger but Facebook Messenger has also exhibited same problem.
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Reboots need to do more than surface level assessment
The new Thief game isn't particularly fantastic. In fact, it seems to have a learned very little from it's predecessors other than "thieves steal things" and "supernatural stuff happens". I can see how that might be useful in a sales pitch but when making g...

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Irrational over Irrational's (somewhat) Irrational shutdown
Some people have asked me about what I think about Irrational Game's closing it's doors, which is a bad phrase that I won't be using in the future. Initially, I gave people some pretty bad answers because I hadn't really thought about it. Now that I've thou...

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I'm stuck in "Bullet Hell"
I don't like to write about games before I've finished them unless something really strikes me and I feel like it won't be changed by anything that could happen in the ending. So unless Tomb Raider (2013) ends with some kind of like survivalist brawl where ...

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Theorizing the Game: Arkham Origins
When I watch bad movies, which is often, I like to think of ways that I could have made the movie better. Usually the mental exercise starts with only editing and re-cutting, absolutely no re-shooting. The nice movie theater is kind of far from my house so ...

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Click Bait "Game of the Year" Post
So it's about time that I did this. In truth, I don't really like the idea of "Game of the Year" for the same reasons that I don't like "Best Picture". The winner will always come down to the sensibilities of voters (voter in my case). It's not hard to imag...

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PAX's "Diversity Lounges" need to be more
Penny Arcade has a problem. They have a problem that involves race, gender, and sexuality. Instead of engaging with those issues and trying to discover what things have been done in order marginalize several groups of people they've decided to round them up...

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Where are all the good Star Wars games?
Remember when LucasArts got sold to Disney? Remember when a lot of people were happy because George Lucas wasn't doing anything with the franchise? I was a part of that camp, I was waiting for the second coming of the Force and here it was! The mouse would ...

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Been away for awhile
So I've been away for awhile working on a lot of other things. Last month I did National Novel Writing Month but it will be a long while before that thing I wrote gets to a point where it's shareable, let a lone readable. This month I'll be working on a lot...
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