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Gabriele Nichols
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Freelance writer and photographer obsessed with theme parks, nature, and indie games.
Freelance writer and photographer obsessed with theme parks, nature, and indie games.

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Videogameopolis: Fighting Imaginary Dragons
Usually when I write about video games, it's reviewing or examining specific content of games. I'm generally disconnected from the wider "gamer" culture, because I tend to avoid fan communities. Even those I'm ostensibly a part of I keep at arm's length. Fa...

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The Misanthrope Visits the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
  Where:   Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Fort Wayne, IN One of the country's best zoos for families and people who don't want to deal with ludicrous crowds Northern Indiana is not known for its thriving culture or thrilling attractions. One of the major reasons...

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The Misanthrope's Guide to Star Tours: The Adventure Continues
Part of the Misanthrope's Guide to Disney World, a
series of posts on surviving the theme parks for people who hate people.
The main guide page can be found here , with links to previous posts. While rides based on movies can be found in every Disney park...

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Videogameopolis: Chucky Mendoza and the Curse of the Pharaoh Review
Chucky Mendoza and the Curse of the Pharaoh Developer: {ths} Available from Itch.Io for $.99+ or Free (with optional payment) from Developer Website Indie games tend to be labeled "retro" by people who don't appreciate the simpler, often pixel based aesthet...

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Videogameopolis: Tone Friends
    Tone Friends Developer:  01010111 Available from Itch.Io for $1+ Tone Friends by developer 01010111 is advertised as a "cute collection of music and sound games for anyone to play." Comprised of five simple flash games based around the basics of music a...

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Videogameopolis: Escape Goat 2 Review
  Even though they encompass an incredible variety of ideas, most indie games tend to work within tried and true genres, whether to subvert them, perfect them, or use them as a tool for other purposes. Escape Goat 2 is a puzzle game that aims for perfection...

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The Misanthrope's Guide to the 2014 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
  Part of the Misanthrope's Guide to Disney World, a
series of posts on surviving the theme parks for people who hate people.
The main guide page can be found here , with links to previous posts. Spring is a wonderful time in Florida. The weather is the p...

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Videogameopolis: The Benefits and Hazards of Indie Game Bundles
Over the last year or two, bundle sites have emerged as a growing force in digital content distribution. These sites run sales for limited amounts of time that "bundle" together video games, music, movies, even digital comic books, selling the complete pack...

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Videogameopolis: Jazzpunk Review
Jazzpunk is a comedy video game. It's not a first person shooter, or adventure game, or any other traditional genre. It's an interactive experience that functions solely to get a laugh or smile, and its game mechanics either set up the punchline or are part...

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Return to Normalcy: January 2014 Edition
Those looking for excessively cynical discussions of travel or over-thinking of video games and collectibles can ignore the following ramblings. The short version of the story is that posting will resume soon, after the recent not-so-short break. I'm not de...
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