Some thoughts on tone and how to win Internet arguments, inspired by the debates around gender and inclusion after Knutepunkt 2013.
American Jerkform, a new school of bee-filled gaming is back, with a brand new set of completely unplayable games.
There’s a new school of highly conceptual gaming in town, and it wants to make you cry. Meet American Jerkform.
After my stop in Denmark for Fastaval, I headed to Helsinki to participate in Solmukohta, the Finnish installation of the Knutepunkt conference that rotates its way around the Nordic capitals, Continue Reading →
Stop reading this post right now and head over to Gaming As Women, one of my favorite new reads, where bevy of incisive women gamers write about gender representation in Continue Reading →
Ready Player One: An exhilarating novel about gaming and 1980s nostalgia, but don’t expect too much.
Tips on how to find the right larp for you.
Want to game for a living? Here’s some advice from people who have tried it. The sixth first timers’ installment.
Game organizer Michael Pucci extols zombies, talks television pilots, and argues that larp will become mainstream, if only larpers let it.
It’s no secret that people all over the country like to dress up in medieval gear and spend a weekend whacking things in the woods. But here’s the proof. An esteemed colleague and former collaborator over at the Boulder Daily Camera sent me this excellent, respectful introduction to LARPing by Aimee Heckel. Continue Reading →