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Paul Dean

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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.

FeatureRimWorld: Can you make your game up as you go along?

When the emergent are themselves emerging. Ooo, meta.

FeatureThe Paradox of Fredrik Wester

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

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

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

FeatureGearbox's Battleborn throws the FPS and MOBA genres together

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

FeatureHow the developers of Endless Legend see the end in sight

Even if their Early Access peers may not.

FeatureCasting spells - and votes - in Magicka: Wizard Wars

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

FeatureFirst contact with Arma 3

As Bohemia waits to roll out the campaign, Paul Dean looks at what's there ahead of the review.

FeatureCapturing the dragon: the music of Jeremy Soule

One of the industry's leading composers on classical influences, taking over YouTube, Kickstarting a symphony and the meaning of life.

FeatureImpire preview: The devil's in the details

It's not Dungeon Keeper, but Cyanide's RTS summons the spirit of Molyneux's classic.

FeatureHow Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage is a yet another medley of Borderlands 2 madness

Writer Anthony Burch on how the new DLC is a “pot pourri” of insanity.

FeaturePlanetSide 2 Preview: Tomorrow's Shooter, Today

Talking apps, technology and longevity.

FeatureXCOM: Enemy Unknown Preview: First Contact

Hands-on with the unknown unknowns.

FeatureTorchlight 2 Preview: The Devil's Work

As Diablo enthrals, another dungeon crawler waits in the shadows.

FeatureThe Mythology of Diablo

Chris Metzen talks about tie-in The Book of Cain - and the origins of Blizzard's darkest world.

FeatureEnd of Nations Preview: The World at War

The teams behind Rift and Command and Conquer prepare the RTS MMO.

FeatureDota 2 Beta Preview

Changing lanes?

FeatureLeague of Legends: Dominion

LoLers divide and conquer.