• Cloud Chasers: A Game About Immigration and Glitches

    Cloud Chasers: A Game About Immigration and Glitches0

    • November 7, 2015

    Cloud Chasers describes itself as “A father and daughter on a desperate journey in hope for a future beyond the deserts.” It won 2015 GDC Best in Play, was a 2015 Finalist for Best Mobile & Tablet Game at GameConnection Europe, and was Selected at Indie Arena Gamescom, IndieCade @ E3, and Amaze Johannesburg. So, does

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  • Read Only Memories’ Cute Robots of the Future and Respect for Identities

    Read Only Memories’ Cute Robots of the Future and Respect for Identities0

    • October 7, 2015

    Read Only Memories MidBoss October 6, 2015 It almost feels like we—fundamentally flawed, imperfect humans—will always find something to fear. However, in Read Only Memories, queer identities are accepted without question, and that’s not only a breath of fresh air but something that should be expected of game developers by now.

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  • The Right Number: A Review of Hotline Miami 2

    The Right Number: A Review of Hotline Miami 20

    • October 1, 2015

    Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Devolver Digital/Dennaton Games March 10th 2015 I was gifted the first Hotline Miami game ages ago and adored it. Beautiful colors, intense gameplay, unnerving artwork and confusing narrative + story theming, and the most amazing soundtrack to a video game I’d ever played. I was looking forward to the sequel

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  • My First Game: Oregon Trail

    My First Game: Oregon Trail2

    • September 24, 2015

    The list of computer games I played as a kid is downright hilarious. My earliest, fuzziest memories are of something my sister and I called “The Miss Piggy Game” in which Miss Piggy rode a spaceship and shot some kind of weaponry. (I’m assuming this was Pigs in Space, but we never owned a video

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  • Scrabble Vs. Family Feuds: Games Are All That Hold Us Together

    Scrabble Vs. Family Feuds: Games Are All That Hold Us Together0

    Scrabble is one of the few links between me and my dad’s side of the family. There are other things we share, mainly our last name and genes. But the one hobby that my brothers and I share with them is Scrabble, and this bond is possibly the one thing that could hold us together.

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  • The Dusty Dead: A Narrative Personality Quiz

    The Dusty Dead: A Narrative Personality Quiz1

    Welcome to the second installation of An Adventure in Small Games (you can read the first one here), a monthly series focused on games that cost less than $20, ideally less than $10. In this series, Eve Golden Woods will focus on indie games and what they have to offer the world of gaming. This month Eve focuses on

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