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December 19, 2005

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Virtual Apocalyptic Tourism

Clive Thompson takes a spin around Asheron’s Call 2 — an online game scheduled to power down forever in just a couple of weeks — to find out: What’s it like in a place where the world is literally about to end?

Some people talk about “new games journalism” (c.f. the New Journalism) and I think this piece hits closer to the mark than anything I have yet read.

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Posted December 19, 2005 at 1:35 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Video Games
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