Category: Social Issues

2014 Videogame Highlights

I have other interests and activities besides videogames that occupy my time, so it’s uncommon for me to start games, much less complete them. I dislike adding to my long list of partially played games, and I rarely play games at launch anymore unless I’m extremely hyped. If I’m interested in a game, I make a note of it, then I eventually get around…

Harassment and Marginalization in Videogame Culture

It has been a long time since I’ve commented about anything related to misogyny and other forms of bigotry in videogame culture, much less specific incidents. Although I noted more than a year ago that the discourse is shifting, that we’re seeing more and more coverage on mainstream sites about marginalized groups of gamers, we’re also seeing greater backlash from the vocal…

Things That Have Been Keeping Me Busy

It has been almost a year since I wrote anything game-related on this blog. Although this blog hasn’t been active, I have been doing things. Here’s a rundown. Conventions This past March, I attended the Game Developers Conference. I had an amazing time at GDC 2014. I say this almost every year, but this was probably the best and my…

Speaking at PAX 2013

I’ll be speaking at a panel at the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo. The convention is happening from 30 August – 2 September in Seattle. This panel has a lot of super smart industry professionals on it, and they will be primarily be focusing on things that people can do in the creative process to create compelling content without blindly falling…