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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.

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

When the emergent are themselves emerging. Ooo, meta.

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.

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.

Feature | Inside Paradox, the strangest company in video games

The story of the Swedes who say what they think.

Feature | First contact with Arma 3

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

Feature | Capturing 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.

Feature | Impire preview: The devil's in the details

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

Feature | How 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.

Feature | Board Games Are Back

Our heritage is catching up with us.

Feature | PlanetSide 2 Preview: Tomorrow's Shooter, Today

Talking apps, technology and longevity.

Feature | X-Wing Retrospective

When the Force was still with us.

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