• 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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  • The Whirlwind of PAX East 2017

    The Whirlwind of PAX East 20170

    PAX East continues to be one of the largest annual conventions I attend. PAX East 2017  marked my fifth one. You might think it might get easier, but that cake is a lie. PAX East is so big with so much to see, it’s overwhelming every single year. This year, I decided to focus on

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