The Monolithic Problem with Mass Effect: Andromeda, Part 1 of 2

[This piece contains spoilers for Mass Effect: Andromeda. For folks unfamiliar with the Mass Effect Universe, at the bottom of the essay, I’ve included descriptions of the species mentioned in the main body and alternate image text.] The importance of the analysis of video games and other forms of electronic media may be eclipsed by […]

Cosplay and the Question of Contextual Sensitivity

Cosplay is very much like my life: meticulously crafted through thoughtful decision-making, nervously held together at the seams, and ready to fall apart at any moment. Regardless, conventions remain events where I am filled with feelings of wonder, excitement and love. Conventions have become a place where I am able to present myself in ways … Continue reading Cosplay and the Question of Contextual Sensitivity