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Paul Dean


Paul writes freelance articles about all sorts of things, but gaming has always remained close to his heart. He is one half of the board games show Shut Up & Sit Down and tweets as @paullicino.

Featured articles

Feature | RimWorld: Can you make your game up as you go along?

When the emergent are themselves emerging. Ooo, meta.

Review | Rebel Galaxy review

Pace: the final frontier.

Feature | The Paradox of Fredrik Wester

What's behind one of gaming's most fascinating companies?

Feature | Mad man in Wyoming: The voice behind one of this year's most fascinating games

Rich Sommer talks Firewatch, voice acting and even board games.

Feature | Gearbox's Battleborn throws the FPS and MOBA genres together

But the mix looks like it'll take some time to get right.

Review | The Sims 4 review

Same as it ever was?

Review | Civilization Revolution 2 review

The whole world in your hands?

Review | Panzer Tactics HD review

Forever barrelling onward.

Review | Ghost Recon Phantoms review

Tom Clancy's Incredible Gun Collection.

Feature | Coming home? The return to SimCity

A year on from from its disastrous launch, our reviewer heads back to see what's changed.

Feature | The Story of DOTA

How a bastard mod became its own genre.

Feature | Casting spells - and votes - in Magicka: Wizard Wars

Paradox's mad multiplayer game has its own take on democratic development.

Feature | Doom retrospective

From the archive: 20 years of the game that didn't just change gaming forever - it changed gamers.

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