From Strategy Guides to Wikis – Interview with IGN’s Mark Ryan Sallee

Aug 24, 11 From Strategy Guides to Wikis – Interview with IGN’s Mark Ryan Sallee

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With both inFamous 2 and Dungeon Siege III, I’ve expressed my surprise with IGN’s new wiki format for their strategy guides. I’m on the fence about what I think of them, and I really want to keep an open mind. My biggest hold-up is that the wikis seem too GameFAQs for me in that anyone can write for them, no...

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Strategy Guide Writer Interview: Colin Moriarty

Mar 17, 11 Strategy Guide Writer Interview: Colin Moriarty

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If you’ve listened to the IGN PlayStation Podcast (Beyond!), then you are very familiar with the former Guides Guru, Colin Moriarty. I have thought about asking him for an interview for awhile now, particularly to get his point of view on web vs. print guides, and when I heard he was moving from guides to editorials, I pretty...

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Strategy Guide Writer Interview – Joe Epstein

Joe Epstein is a co-author for several guides I own, including Final Fantasy Dissidia, Crisis Core, and NIER. Despite his busy guide writing schedule and his multiple hard drive failures, he has graced me with an interview. Which strategy guide company do you write for, or are you a freelancer? Like most guide authors, I’m a...

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Strategy Guide Interview – Prima Games’ New Strategy Guide Design

I mentioned last week that I wanted to interview a big wig at Prima Games in regards to their new spiral-binding design, and the great Paul Giacomotto agreed to my questioning. He returned my interview last night, and he had some really interesting things to say about Prima Games’ new style. Check it out below! Prima Games...

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Power Button Podcast!

Last week I was asked to be on The Power Button’s podcast to discuss all things strategy guides and brag on my site. My good friend and fellow guest reviewer, Matt Green, has kindly posted the podcast and it’s available for the world to download and listen to me blab on about how great strategy guides are (as well as...

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Strategy Guide Writer Interview – Stephen Stratton

I am very pleased to announce that I have had the pleasure of interviewing strategy guide writer Stephen Stratton. I have wanted to interview him since my review of the Phantom Hourglass guide, because not only did I find the guide to be most helpful, but also because his writing made me chuckle, particularly when Link found new...

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