So one of the games I did manage to play over the holidays was Peter Molyneaux’s Godus – my review is now up over on TLF, just in time for the east coast to find something to download and play … Read More »
A recent conversation has reiterated one of the components of recent internet discussions of games – particularly those containing overt misogyny – that bothers me more than most of the others. It’s the conflation amongst many online of “criticism” with … Read More »
And Part Five of my As-I-Play Inquisition… including MAJOR plot spoilers. Seriously.
Part Four of my As-I-Play Inquisition is up on TLF! Don’t worry, Sera grows on me later.
So yesterday my attention was drawn to this opinion piece on Polygon about whether or not we can rely on men to write good female characters. I assume, by extension, that women must therefore be unreliable as authors of male … Read More »
The next installment in my playthrough of Dragon Age: Inquisition is up over on TLF. I finally made it out of the Hinterlands (for the first time, although not the last), and moved on to smaller and better things.
Gaming culture – particularly in its pseudo-journalistic internet form – has problems. A lot of them. Some of them are problems it shares with every other culture on the planet and are a simple byproduct of being human. Some of … Read More »
One of the big news stories in gaming at the moment is about Australia’s refusal to issue classification to Devolver’s Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number due to sexual violence (link to Kotaku Australia). In Australia, media that “depict, express or … Read More »
My second As-I-Play for Dragon Age: Inquisition – The Unending Hinterlands – is up on TLF. The Hinterlands really do feel like they will never end. Ever. I will spend all the time in the Hinterlands. But not really. Although … Read More »
New Borderlands 2 post over on TLF! More chasing Roland around Pandora!
I’m a few days behind on this blog, but here’s my Christmas post – a podcast with A Play on Nerds! A little theater, a little Inquisition, and a whole lot of GamerGate.
New post on Borlderlands over on TLF in which I get to meet Ellie. Ellie is awesome. And no, I haven’t given up on Inquisition. Double-fisting games for the win!
So today a friend drew my attention to this little game of Polygons. It’s cute. There are happy squares and triangles. And apathetic squares and triangles. And sad squares and triangles. And the point is to teach us about how … Read More »
So this post is actually a response to a comment on my first Dragon Age: Inquisition post on TLF. The comment reads as follows: Kristin I’ve been wondering how you feel about the overtly masculine representation of women in Dragon … Read More »
I haven’t given up on Borderlands 2, but being as much of a fangirl as I am of BioWare, I had to put it on hold to pick up Dragon Age: Inquisition. Here’s the first As-I-Play post on Inquisition over … Read More »