MasonicGamer: Since 1999 gaming has evolved drastically. Some of these changes have helped our industry blossom and some are fettering it.
Since the emergence of online gaming — PSN, Xbox Live and the like — the personal camaraderie of gaming seems to have all but disappeared. Remember games like Goldeneye and Mario Kart 64? Gaming was more social back in the day; we had more fun, we talked trash, we had beers, we socialised.