Category Archive: Hags of Lag

May 29 2014

Hags of Lag – Videogames and Suicide

During the February half term, William Menzies died. He went up to his room after lunch. 3 hours later he was found asphyxiated. He had hung himself after tying his hands behind his back. According to his brother, William was in a happy mood and there were no warning signs of depression. Menzies death has …

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Mar 14 2014

Hags of Lag – Promise

In Korea, e-sports are a “big deal”. They are the equivalent of our football players or basketball players. We may consider video games as a simple way to kill time but many  Koreans play the game like a sport. And one of the biggest games is League of Legends. I am on the North American …

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Jan 13 2014

Would you play a game where the protagonist was a Nazi?

It’s a rather “puzzling” surprise to many readers that I do play games. While poking around someone asked me a question. Why can’t you play a game as a Nazi? Why can’t you play a WW2 game where you play as the “baddies”. I thought about it and I do have a genuine answer as …

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Dec 17 2013

Tea Party Needs to Check their Sources

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This year saw the release of Bioshock Infinite. A game about choice and about racism and indeed a game that was well loved and well appreciated. But it is set in a floating city of racists. Where White Racists used a black, Irish and Native American population to run their floating utopia. The sense of …

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Dec 15 2013

Hags of Lag – Racism, Riot and the Gaming Community


These are one of the least viewed threads. I know because a lot of atheists don’t play games. I do. But one of the problems in “games” is pretending to be white. You pretend to be white, male and straight online. Because Pacman help you if they find out. A woman? You are fat, ugly …

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Nov 03 2013

Hags of Lag – Despicable Action, Help Correct It

For the gamers among you, most of you realise that my gaming posts don’t do all that well. There are but a handful of us who play around here and many say it doesn’t suit the tone of the blog (Look all my posts can’t be about quacks, horrible people and religious fanatics). I am …

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Aug 01 2013

Hags of Lag – Despicable Us

There is a reason why no one treats the videogame as a serious art form or a valid entertainment form. It’s the fans really. We give it a bad name. Sometimes it’s women who are the targets. Sometimes it is the developers. Why? Call of Duty got balanced a bit. So it’s acceptable to say …

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Jun 15 2013

Hags of Lag – Propaganda

I hope you aren’t clicking on that link I put up earlier. Games have gone hand in hand with propaganda over the years. A propaganda game is a game with an “ulterior motive” and sponsored by someone who wishes to be seen in a good light. Some of it is “pretty lame” like the various …

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Jun 14 2013

Hags of Lag – Tauriq Moosa Wishes To Usurp Us

We were doing this before it was “cool”… That upstart newbie Tauriq Moosa has the audacity to demand our help on his blog! What is he? Lazy! Honestly! So he is jumping on the sexism in gaming bandwagon. I am sure we have heard it all before. So what do I want you to do? …

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Jun 08 2013

Hags of Lag – New PC

If you hadn’t heard already, I have a new PC and that means I can do many things like surf the Internet, do my work and indeed relax on a Saturday with a few games. I know a lot off people were “miffed” that I asked for help in getting a new one and I …

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