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Víctor Navarro-Remesal and Thiago Falcão | Keywords in Play, Episode 11

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/download/jxeidf/11-victor-and-thiago.mp3 Download “Keywords in Play” is an interview series about game research supported by Critical Distance and the Digital Games Research Association. Víctor Navarro-Remesal is a media scholar specialized in games. He teaches History of Videogames and Interactive Narrative at Tecnocampus,...

April 11th

Welcome back, readers. First things first, if you haven’t already checked it out, this resource is here if you would like to find out more about how to support Asian-American communities near you in a time when anti-Asian violence is on the rise and the US isn’t helping things by manufacturing consent for a cold war with China. No major updates...

April 4th

Welcome back, readers. You may have noticed I tend to repeat plugs for the same causes in our intros for several weeks after they cease to become topical. Yes, yes I do. Anyways, here’s an extensive and detailed resource if you would like to find out more about how to support Asian-American communities near you. This Week in Videogame Blogging is...

March 28th

Welcome back, readers. First things first, I will once again link this extensive and detailed resource if you would like to find out more about how to support Asian-American communities near you. That’s it for updates this week! Hope you enjoy this week’s selections. This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important...

March 21st

Welcome back, readers. No speech this week. Here’s an extensive and detailed resource if you’re looking for a way to support Asian-American communities near you. I do have a couple of updates around the site to highlight. Connor’s latest video roundup is live, so go check that out if you haven’t already. Also, we’ve got a new episode of Keywords...

February 2021

Welcome again, readers. On this edge of the world we’re entering the last warm days before torpor. My houseplant collection seems to be growing at an alarming rate, beyond my input or intention. Also, there were many fine video essays to watch in February – thank you to the many recommenders. Around the site, there’s a new ep of Keywords in Play!...

Agency: Thi Nguyen | Keywords in Play, Episode 10

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/2tmkjx/10-thi-nguyen.mp3 Download “Keywords in Play” is an interview series about game research supported by Critical Distance and the Digital Games Research Association. C. Thi Nguyen is a former food writer, now a philosophy professor at University of Utah. He writes about trust, art, games, and communities, and...

March 14th

Welcome back, readers. To start, our usual PSA: police brutality is not new. Its victims are overwhelmingly Black and brown and reporting on the occurances is rarely widely circulated. If you’re pissed off this weekend (and rightfully so), remember that this is a larger institutional struggle, and it’s always Black and brown folks on the front lines...

The List Jam Roundup

This February, the annual games writing jam took the theme of Lists! I chose it for two reasons, first of all that it’s obviously been a hell of a year since the last writing jam, and I wanted to choose a theme or format that would allow people to easily scope their contributions as big or as small as they were comfortable working with. But secondly,...

March 7th

Welcome back, readers. Plugging these calls for submissions one more time this week: One more week to submit games and research to Black Game Makers. One more day to submit proposals to Decolonizing Queer Games and Play for First Person Scholar. Proposals for Surviving Whiteness in Games are open until the end of March. Hope everyone’s...

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