• Insta Made Me Read It: Scorching Romance and Let’s Play

    Insta Made Me Read It: Scorching Romance and Let’s Play0

    Insta Made Me Read It is a twice-monthly column covering the webtoons advertised by LINE Webtoon on their Instagram account and on their app. The focus is on what’s both popular and encouraged to be popular by the publisher-platform itself. This time, I’ve been reading Scorching Romance and Let’s Play. Both are romance-themed comics with

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  • Remakes, Remasters, and the Myth of Gamer Illegitimacy

    Remakes, Remasters, and the Myth of Gamer Illegitimacy6

    I often say that I’ve been playing games since I was a toddler, but that’s a lie. I grew up poor; we didn’t have money for luxuries like video games and especially not consoles, so while I trained my thumbs on Super Mario Bros. and spent countless hours exploring Donkey Kong Country, after that everything

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  • Get Your Game on Wednesday: Representation in Prey and Trolls in Counter-Strike

    Get Your Game on Wednesday: Representation in Prey and Trolls in Counter-Strike0

    • May 24, 2017

    Howdy, gaming lovelies! I’ve been on the road a bit so it feels good to be back. With Memorial Day Weekend coming up, I’m hoping to catch a few tabletop games while drinking sangria on the patio. What about you? Tell me all the juicy plans in the comments below. Now, on to the news!

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  • Indigo Panics: Anxiety in Gaming

    Indigo Panics: Anxiety in Gaming0

    Dear video games, We have long had a strange and tenuous relationship. I have very often been busy with life. Building one’s own business is a long and difficult task. I had been trying to find time to myself, but when I had that time, I usually found I needed to sleep. It seems strange,

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  • Seeing Myself in Wonderland: Mental Health in American McGee’s Alice

    Seeing Myself in Wonderland: Mental Health in American McGee’s Alice0

    I have to admit, I’m a little embarrassed when I, a grown woman at the ripe age of 25, tell people that one of my favorite games is American McGee’s Alice. It definitely has connotations of early 2000s mall-goth culture. You know, kids who had Vampire Freaks accounts, worshiped The Nightmare Before Christmas, and wore

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  • Get Your Game On Wednesday: Gaming Scholarships and Gamers Give Back

    Get Your Game On Wednesday: Gaming Scholarships and Gamers Give Back0

    • April 26, 2017

    Welcome to another Wednesday full of gaming news! I’m emerging from Hyrule, battle-scarred and cursing at Guardians, with all the important stuff I (and maybe you) missed while cooking every random object I could find, by which I mean I got Breath of the Wild and can’t stop playing it.

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