Congratulations to our 2019 @Official_GDC Scholarship awardees!

Please congratulate our 2019 GDC Scholarship awardees! Everyone received a Conference + Summit Pass provided to us by Official GDC as part of the GDC Scholarship program.  Thanks again to our review committee: Tanya DePassJane NgAndrien GbinigieGlenn WhiteBianca Anderson Our Awardees: Ryan Rose AceaeBunny HanlonJordan Jones-BrewsterGabriela Kim PassosJayd MatyasAdri Mills Maude RoussinRenante SilvestreNakura StoutJessica SutichSherveen … Continue reading Congratulations to our 2019 @Official_GDC Scholarship awardees!

Far Cry: New Dawn – a Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEzinZ-v9x4 The idea of the world ending, of everything beginning anew, is one of the most morbidly universal themes of our species. Cultures throughout history, across the world, have myths and stories telling of a time when the powers that be grew hateful of us lowly creatures and wiped the slate clean. In the case … Continue reading Far Cry: New Dawn – a Review

Thoughts on Resident Evil 2 Remake

It was a many years ago when I first stepped into the shoes of Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield. But, if there's one thing 2018 and 2019 has taught us, it's that the past does not stay dead and will come shambling back in all its horrifying glory. Capcom's remake of Resident Evil 2 … Continue reading Thoughts on Resident Evil 2 Remake

A look at the Roll Inclusive Kickstarter and one of its editors, Frank Reiss

Heard of Roll Inclusive? Well, if you read German and are invested in diversity in games, there is a Kickstarter campaign to produce a 320 page essay collection about and by marginalized people in the gaming community. Covering topics ranging from representation, the affects of stereotyping, world-building without enforcing harmful stereotypes, and more, the book … Continue reading A look at the Roll Inclusive Kickstarter and one of its editors, Frank Reiss

Get to know Liz and Steffie: RPG developing duo

I had the pleasure of chatting with Liz (Elizabeth Chaipraditkul) and Steffie (Steffie de Vaan) recently about their new Patreon. Their goal is to create and share 12 games over the course of the year. You can read about their goals and credentials on their Patreon page but continue on for a bit more about … Continue reading Get to know Liz and Steffie: RPG developing duo

April 27 & 28 2019: GaymerX East returns!

GaymerX has officially launched their IndieGoGo campaign for GaymerX East 2019! Head over there now to help gaming's oldest LGBTQ+ focused convention, for a discount on perks, and for more information about the con and the organization as a whole. You can also follow them on Twitter for updates, and see them in person at … Continue reading April 27 & 28 2019: GaymerX East returns!

On Red Dead Redemption and historical accuracy

In Red Dead Online (RD:O), players who take on the role of black characters find themselves the frequent target of racial slurs. This is hardly news to most of us. The toxicity of the gaming community is nothing of not notorious; a known gateway drug to more noxious forms of bigotry. Gamers either dive headfirst … Continue reading On Red Dead Redemption and historical accuracy

YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on Switch, PlayStation 4, Steam on Jan. 17, 2019

Ysbryd Games has a new title coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC and Mac on January 17th! YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a psychedelic Japanese-style RPG rife with conspiracies, over 30 hours of content, and a fully voiced main storyline. Press release courtesy of Ysbryd Games. YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on … Continue reading YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on Switch, PlayStation 4, Steam on Jan. 17, 2019