It is time once more to refresh Aphoenix.ca. I spent a bit of time recently taking part in a project called TiMaSoMo. Tildes Makes Something Month. I elected to once again remake this website. This time around, I decided to use a static website generated called Zola. I've been retroactively adding things that I've written over the last 8 years since my last official entry, and I'll probably continue doing so.
From the blog
Preface This essay came about as the result of someone asking, "Scribblenauts: can someone explain what makes it so great? I heard you can basically work around every puzzle with a jetpack." I enjoy Scribblenauts and it got me to thinking about how and why different people enjoy different games.
The Problem with Gaming: There are fundamentally different reasons that people want to play games…