Tag Archive | video games
The Life and Death of Mass Effect: A Failed Trilogy
Tweet of the Day: Mass Effect: Andromeda- Update from the Studio It is almost official, the Mass Effect gaming franchise is dead. But how did it come to this?
Lessons Learned Podcast: Implementing Diversity in Video Games
More on diversity with my co-host Chapomon:
Lessons Learned Podcast: The One About Diversity In Gaming Pt.1
Tweet of the Day: Character Motivation Thesaurus Entry: Finding Friendship or Companionship Wondering what I have been up to between tropes posts? Well, I have been doing a podcast on gaming. So without further ado….
Wondering where I have been?
Tweet of the Day: At the Bias: Mansplaning and the Power of Naming Well I have been streaming! Yes, I have my own gaming stream channel and the game that I’m playing right now is Apotheon, a Greek Mythology based sidescrawler/platformer game. You can join the stream at 9:00 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) or catch […]
Tropes Monday: Tropes Vs. Women Comes to an End
Tweet of the Day: The Mismeasure of Media Tropes vs. Women, a web series helmed by Anita Sarkeesian has come to an end. Long time readers know that I was and still am a fan of the series due to its concise, critical analysis of tropes in the medium of video games from a […]
TV Tropes Monday: Our Graphics Will Suck in the Future
Tweet of the Day: Screaming for Vengeance Have you ever watched an old sci-fi movie, even a classic like Star Wars and thought,”Wait a minute, computers don’t look like that!” Welcome to Our Graphics Will Suck in the Future! The obvious answer is that movies like Star Wars, Blade Runner, and Alien (and its sequel) […]
Genre in a Shoebox
Tweet of the Day: Bustin’ Makes Boys Feel Sad- Why Ghostbusters is So Hated As I delved deep insight a dwemer (dwarves in The Elder Scrolls games) ruin in Skyrim, I remember how much I loved exploring the halls full of steam pipes, robots and weird techo-magical devices. Which is weird because the […]
Interview with Matt Conn, designer of Read Only Memories
Tweet of the Day: Why Diverse Games: Starting Close to Home ——- I often write about representation, race, ethnicity, diversity in media. Now I had a chance to talk with someone knee deep in bringing the LGBT+ community to the larger gaming community: ——-
Tru-Fans(tm) vs. Consumers
Tweet of the Day: An Interview with Jim Sterling about sexism in game culture ——– The eternal struggle between the dedicated Tru-Fans™ vs. the Considerate Consumer: ——–
TV Tropes Monday: Prisoner’s Plot Dilemma
Tweet of the Day: Why It Might Actually Suck to Live in the Harry Potter Universe ——- This is the second trope I’ve discovered yet I could not find on the TV Tropes page: the Prisoner’s Plot Dilemma. So, what is the Prisoner’s Plot Dilemma? It is when a character is: When a […]