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Then & Now: The State Of The Hobby Games Industry - Part 2

Last week I looked at where I saw the gaming industry a couple of decades ago and how different things were then. Here, writing from my hotel room at the world's largest games convention in Essen, things have really come full circle in terms of how things are viewed and the quality of games themselves, from both a production and a playability perspective. Let’s have a look closer at this and where we might end up...