Tag Archive | video games

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 […]

Gamers: It’s Not About You


Tweet of the Day: Kristin’s Big Announcement ——- Note: What I am about to write applies, sadly enough, to any fandom. You have been warned. I just had several “conversations” with several gamers both on the Jimquisition and on YouTube and I noticed one thing: the fan doesn’t like to have their assumption challenged. Why? […]

Space for Rent: The Gordian Knot of Interactive Fiction


    Tweet of the Day:  Stop Saying You Only Care About Quality in the Same Breath That You Argue Against Diversity ——- It seems that the confusion between what is and isn’t a game continues. I heard two video game podcast struggle with that issue when discussing a new product called Everyone Gone to […]