I never know what game Josh is going to be tortured with next. This week, fighting feathered fowl seem to be the thing. Duck Game looks quack-ful of awesome multiplayer moments. Okay, I’ll stop. Wish Duck Game was on PS4…
As many of you may know, I moonlight as the Community Manager for Theology Gaming University. Recently, we created a way to promote and showcase our member’s work via the Theology Gaming Network (TGN). I encourage you to read on and consider joining us.
1. What is Theology Gaming (TG)?
TG is a community dedicated to the intersection of games and life with Christ.
2. What is the Theology Gaming Network (TGN)?
TGN exists to unify the voices of folks thinking about how following Jesus relates to games. This translates to Theology Gaming cross-posting community member’s content and aggregating it all under one Theology Gaming banner.
3. What kind of posts does TGN allow?
4. What are the benefits of joining TGN?
– Increased visibility for your written work/blog
– Access to a built-in audience of 10,000 unique views a month
– A TGN logo on your site, (it’s nifty!)
Contribute one piece of content a month (that’s it!)
There’s not much to it. We’ve taken the time to create the content platform; now we want to see it grow and prosper with your help. In sum, you should have fun making this stuff; it’s not a job, nor should you treat it as such. We want to promote your work, and help you out!
Submit all inquiries to viewtifulzfo at gmail.com, or contact Zachery Oliver on fB!
This article was originally posted on TheologyGaming.com on June 15, 2015
I feel like Veruca Salt. I just want “more.”
I want the world! I want the whole world! Give it to me!
Consider this your Veruca Salt moment for the day. You’re welcome.
I am not usually down with Rick Warren, but I thought that this was a good quote:
Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate. – Pastor Rick Warren
The boy and I joined our friends at Theology Gaming for a few games of Heroes of the Storm. It was our first time playing the game, which made for some funny comments. Enjoy!
My son and I are gripping our controllers, leading our small group of Avengers to victory. But wait, even though the screen is split, the onscreen action blinds us both to our positions in-game. Lego Marvel’s Avengers fails to provide a visual indicator to note where ones character is on screen. There is no “player one” or “player two” designation. The game’s camera pulls too far out of the action for the player to be able to follow their hero.
I am frustrated; my six year old son, even more so.
The Lego games have always frustrated me. There is so much potential with the Lego properties, squandered in the name of shoddy controls and split screen mode. What frustrates me more, as with Disney Infinity, is that developers market this half-assed game design to children. We love playing videogames together. My son is able to hold his own in Guacamelee. His skills increase every time we sit down and play. But Lego games block our fun together.
I would like to say that videogame developers hate children. But that isn’t true. Videogame developers lack a certain awareness of how kids play.
Kids games need to:
My son and I will probably continue to play Lego Marvel’s Avengers. I just wish it was more finely-tuned to my son’s early skill levels.