How to Create a "Proper", Professional-style Review

Lewis Pulsipher, Game designer, Teacher, Author

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    • How to review "properly"

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    • Reviews where to post or submit

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About This Class

Most "reviews" of books, software, games, plays, films, and other forms of art, amount to personal opinions, to "I like it" or "I don't like it". Unless the reviewer is known well by the reader, this is mostly useless.

Every review must answer three questions, and must explain WHY. That's what I'll discuss in this very brief course.

I also include a discussion of where you might post reviews, or submit them in hopes of getting a wider readership (or even $$$$$?-unlikely).

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Lewis Pulsipher

Game designer, Teacher, Author

Dr. Lewis Pulsipher (Wikipedia: "Lewis Pulsipher"; "Britannia (board game)"; "Archomental" ) is the designer of half a dozen commercially published boardgames. His game "Britannia" is described in an Armchair General review "as one of the great titles in the world of games." Britannia was also one of the 100 games highlighted in the book "Hobby Games: the 100 Best". He has over 17,000 classroom hours of teaching experience including teaching video game design and production, and over 20 years...

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