“Star Wars: Battlefront II”: where is the line between gambling and gaming?

(versione italiana di tutto il post qui, sul blog del grande Michele Di Paola, coautore di questo articolo) This is a good story that shows how bad guys don’t always win. And when Star Wars is involved, this is particularly true. A couple of weeks ago, the publishing colossus Electronic Arts (which owns other immensely […]

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Share the Right Story (Slovenia) – a little darker, but still a hero’s journey

The third (and a half) edition of “Share the right story” (twitter, facebook page) has taken place in a beautiful October week in Ajdovščina (yes, I have to google it every time), in Slovenia. We were hosted by our friends of Društvo Center za pomoč mladim.  I mean, just check the video made by the amazing […]

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5 reasons why Mass Effect made the history of videogames, and not only

Mass Effect: Andromeda is the latest videogame from Bioware’s ultra-successful Mass Effect franchise, released on March 21st (23rd for Europe, I still don’t know why). In a future post I will talk about Andromeda in detail (it’s very, very controversial), but now it is finally time to discuss the original trilogy, why I think it changed […]

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Share the Right Story

If I had to choose an alternate title for this post, it would be: Back to The Future. I even have the soundtrack of the classic 80s movie going on in my mind right now! And then I understood why. Because in “Share the Right Story” – training course co-funded by the European programme Erasmus+ – […]

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X-Com, the franchise

This is the story of the videogame franchise that taught me me everything I know about aliens, and space. Ok, not really. But close enough. UFO: Enemy Unknown (known in America as X-COM: UFO Defense to attract fans of 1993’s tv series “The X-Files“) was released in 1994 by MicroProse for DOS and Amiga (ahhh, sweet […]

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