• Virtual Boundaries: Consent in Video Games

    Virtual Boundaries: Consent in Video Games0

    • April 18, 2016

    Consent is not a new topic for games. Every game, to a greater or lesser degree, engages in negotiation with its player. Agency, that most vaunted of concepts, usually implies a situation where the player is given space to play the games in a way that suits them, to exist within the gameworld on their

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  • Dice Vice: Mission: Red Planet

    Dice Vice: Mission: Red Planet0

    Did you read or see The Martian and think to yourself, “I could do that”? I did not because I don’t think that I could “science the shit” out of that many things, but I do like the idea of space travel. So, if you like space and are looking for a game that is

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  • Into: Now Our Lives are Stranger

    Into: Now Our Lives are Stranger0

    Welcome to An Adventure in Small Games, a monthly series focused on games that cost less than $20, ideally less than $10. In this series, Eve Golden Woods will focus on the indie game and what it has to offer the world of gaming. There will be spoilers. This month Eve takes a look at Into or I Turned

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  • Pregnancy Phone Games: What are They Good For?

    Pregnancy Phone Games: What are They Good For?3

    • March 18, 2016

    There was a time of, if not happiness, then at least contented ignorance before I became aware of birthing and pregnancy games. Then I saw this tweet: Can someone please explain pregnant-women-giving-birth & bathing games to @bennorskov + me? Looking for a friend. pic.twitter.com/G2rau9Lzgy — Salty 🌹 (@freyadutta) February 28, 2016 Obviously I had to

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  • The Longest Night: Stargazing at the End of the World

    The Longest Night: Stargazing at the End of the World1

    Welcome to An Adventure in Small Games, a monthly series focused on games that cost less than $20, ideally less than $10. In this series, Eve Golden Woods will focus on the indie game and what it has to offer the world of gaming. There will be spoilers. This month Eve takes a look at The Longest

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  • Dice Vice: Imma Take ALLLLL the Camels with Jaipur

    Dice Vice: Imma Take ALLLLL the Camels with Jaipur0

    • February 22, 2016

    This month’s game is a great little two-player game called Jaipur. The game’s introduction states that the aim is to try and become the “Maharaja’s personal trader by being richer than your opponent at the end of each week.” You spend three weeks, or rounds, collecting and selling goods like diamonds, gold, silver, cloth, spices,

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