• Critical Mission Failure: The Significance of Death in Video Games

    Critical Mission Failure: The Significance of Death in Video Games0

    • October 12, 2015

    When I played Final Fantasy XI, my first MMO, I kept a gallery of all my favourite death moments. The best was the time I went to introduce myself to Tiamat, the dragon that used to take about 36 players three hours to kill on a good day. I managed to survive three hits before adding another glorious death to my

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  • Diversity in The Walking Dead: Clementine Will Remember That

    Diversity in The Walking Dead: Clementine Will Remember That3

    • August 3, 2015

    In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, The Walking Dead comic, now TV show, is set in a not-too-distant future in which the wide-spread zombie plague has brought about the apocalypse. The video game is set in the same general area as the comics, but centers around a different cast

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  • The Pregnant Belly: A Narrative Prison for Mother and Child

    The Pregnant Belly: A Narrative Prison for Mother and Child9

    I’ve been pregnant twice. I won’t say I loved being pregnant. There were definitely down sides to the reproductive process, though compared to some my pregnancies were relatively easy. I do not say that to brag. Pregnancy is a frightening thing. A dangerous thing. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 800 women die daily from pregnancy or

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