Religion and Games

Hello! Do you remember me? Probably not. I've been gone for around 11 months. If my calculations are correct that´s about a century in Internet Standard Time. If you do remember or don't or haven't read it at all, feel free to take a look at my old stuff. I´d love to hear more of what you think. It should be easy to…

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Humans

Other people are human. This is a commonly recognized truth, but it is one frequently forgotten. Have you ever been walking down the street and realized that everyone you met has a soul? This is harder to see online. There is an inherent distance. Not just of miles, but of emotions. When someone is right in front of…

Gaming Journal

This is the first chapter of a gaming journal. I'm going to be talking about games I'm playing. Some entries might take the form of reviews. Some might be game or level design analysis. Some might be examinations of wider trends in the game industry through the lens of a particular game. Basically whatever comes to…

Social Gaming

We talk so much about how gaming alienates us. We talk about how we separate ourselves from family and friends, even general society, by playing games. We even make divides between other games: Casual and hardcore, Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo and Sega. But games don't separate us, they bring us together. Why?…

The Samus Complex

Why isn’t there a stronger female presence in the video game industry? Well before we can address this vital question, we must discuss the inherent problem in this essay. If there is any group that is over-represented in the video game industry it is straight, white men. So having me write about the lack of women…