Author Archives: David Carlton

Symposium: Animal Crossing, August 6, 2020

This month, we’re going to be talking about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, with Ariel leading the discussion.  From Ariel: This month’s symposium is on how the latest Animal Crossing has pulled in aspects from mobile gaming, including monthly events, daily … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, July 30, 2020

Minecraft this Thursday! 8:30pm EDT, 5:30pm PDT.

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Symposium: Final Fantasy 4: Free Enterprise, July 2, 2020

This month, Pat is leading a discussion on the mod Final Fantasy 4: Free Enterprise. Quoting Pat: When RPG designers first began to work in the digital medium, it quickly became clear that a truly faithful translation of the tabletop … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, June 25, 2020

Minecraft this Thursday! 8:30pm EDT, 5:30pm PDT.

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, May 28, 2020

Minecraft this Thursday! 8:30 pm EDT / 5:30 pm PDT.

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, April 30, 2020

Minecraft this Thursday! 8:30pm EDT / 5:30pm PDT.

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, March 26, 2020

Minecraft this Thursday! 8:30pm EDT / 5:30pm PDT.

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Symposium: Spider-Man, March 5, 2020

For the March Symposium, we’ll be talking about Spider-Man.  Concretely, I’d like to talk about the specific genre that it fits in, the open-world AAA collectathon, and to compare the plot advancement aspects with the collection aspects of Spider-Man and … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, February 27, 2020

Minecraft this week! 8:30pm EST / 5:30pm PST, voice chat over Discord.

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Symposium: Minit, February 13, 2020

This week’s game is Minit, with Ariel leading the discussion.  Quoting them: Minit is a Legend of Zelda-inspired game where the world resets every 60 seconds. We will be comparing Minit’s loops with the play experience of Baba Is You, … Continue reading

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