Monthly Archives: November 2015

Symposium: Super Meat Boy, December 3, 2015

This month’s Symposium, on Super Meat Boy, will be hosted by Pat Holleman.  Quoting Pat: What is a hardcore game?  For a while, the definition had political meanings that, thankfully, aren’t terribly relevant anymore.  But in terms of game design—in terms of … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, November 19, 2015

We’re doing Minecraft a week early this month, because of Thanksgiving.  It’ll be Thursday, November 19th at the usual time: 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST.

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Symposium: Fallout Matters, 5 November 2015

What’s so playful about the post-apocalypse? (Or, let’s get ready for Fallout 4!) I’m happy to say I found an article that’s really helped me shape my recent thinking on why Fallout presents such immersive enchantment: Watts, Evan. 2011. “Ruin, Gender, and Digital … Continue reading

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