Critical Intel
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Zombies are constantly in the forefront of public thought thanks to oustanding success in recent depictions of the monster - but where did the ideas come from, and how did we get where we are now?

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Critical Intel takes a look at the Golem, from its fascinating roots to its tabletop and video game dissemination into popular culture. So the next time you face down a stone monstrosity in Castle Ravenloft, be careful - that's centuries of history you're up against.

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Robert Rath has visited the Himalayas of Nepal and he heard some mighty interesting stories from the locals about demons, monsters and ghosts. Oh, my!

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Are bloodsuckers losing their mystique? As Halloween approaches at the end of this month, Robert looks at the vampire and what it has become.

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The American Museum of Natural History is using an interactive Kinect game and its Pterosaur exhibit to teach people about different prehistoric flying creatures.

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How do you understand real world business transactions? Why, by comparing them to the value of objects in Minecraft, of course!

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The scientific principles behind terraforming are far more developed than you think, with a legacy stretching back over 50 years. So is the reality posited in Destiny realistic? Critical Intel takes you towards the truth.

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Critical Intel takes a look at an interesting - if misguided - attempt to use video games as a form of political advertisement.

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The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series has had its problems, but Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare looks promising. Let's look at the reasons.

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Critical Intel unearths some of the weird, wonderful history of polyhedral dice - they're far older than you think.

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Sometimes it is beneficial to play games as a character outside your comfort zone. You might be surprised at the results.

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White Wolf Games focused on story. That has led to many White Wolf writers becoming successful authors in their own right.

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Critical Intel puts some first hand experience in the Amazon rain forest to work in examining the way games represent jungles.

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As Critical Intel's Robert Rath hikes up to Machu Picchu, here's his thoughts on video game adventurers' gear. Who would actually survive out there? Find out.

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Fireball Island was a late 80s kids' game that epitomized the reason we play competitive games: To burn all who oppose us.