Month: May 2010

  • Solving MMO review problems

    To the tune of: Nina Nastasia – Our Discussion As an MMO reviewer, I’ve felt both privileged (at occupying a niche few are equipped to explore) and also terrified (at a reviewer’s complete inability to perceive the whole game). As Quintin Smith found last week, and Ed Zitron found previously, reviewers, no matter how professional, can’t […]

  • Five Myths About Proportional Representation

    To the tune of: Malcolm X – No Taxation Without Representation Minority parties get more seats. Small parties don’t necessarily get a larger share of seats – some systems, like the “mixed member” system of Germany, put minimum limits on the share of the vote (as high as 5%), that exclude smaller parties. Parties will […]