Month: February 2015

Awesome Game Award Winners!

Best Game Artist: Ken Wong of Monument Valley Wong is an Australian artist and designer. He has done a huge variety of art, and was the art director for Alice: Madness Returns. His work on Monument Valley is exquisite. The designs follow beautiful color schemes and the character is simple and elegant.

Nerdy Words birthday card line

Kickstarter of the Week: Nerdy Words

Tired of searching for that perfect birthday card for your science friends and never finding quite the right one? Let Nerdy Words save you from insanity with science themed birthday cards. After a successful Kickstarter campaign for nerdy Valentines, scientist and hobbyist designer, Christine Snyder, is back with a line of nerdy birthday cards. The…

Spontaneous, Inevitable, Habitual (3), Rachel Masilamani

[TW, NSFW] Spontaneous, Inevitable, Habitual, by Rachel Masilamani

Content Warning for miscarriage. NON PARTUM, a fictionalized memoir of the cartoonist’s journey with fertility is nicely complex–it spans decades of Rachel Masilamani’s life, and complicates narratives of middle class motherhood. In “Plan B-200,” Masilamani looked back at her high school years in order to juxtapose teen pregnancy and adult fertility difficulties. In “The Subject,” Masilamani looked…

Game Diary: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! is the latest entry in Gearbox’s quest-oriented first-person shooter. The first entry boasted over 17 million different guns, which you could collect on a mostly random basis by opening chests. As the third of its kind (setting aside narrative-focused sister game Tales from the Borderlands), The Pre-Sequel’s pre-launch marketing was focused on…