Author Archives: David Carlton

Gaming Session: Minecraft, February 16, 2017

We’re doing Minecraft a week early this month.  And we’re moving up our start time by an hour (and this is an ongoing change going forward): 8:30pm EST / 5:30pm PST.

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, January 22, 2017

Minecraft this Thursday! 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST.

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, December 29, 2016

A holiday edition of Minecraft this Thursday: 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST.

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Symposium: Persona 4, December 1, 2016

For the December Symposium, we’re talking about Persona 4. I’d like to understand how it uses a “less is more” (at least compared to traditional video game values) approach to become a game that I found remarkably moving: in particular, how … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, November 17th

We’re doing Minecraft a week early this month, because of Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 17th at 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST.

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Symposium: Magicka, November 3, 2016

The November Symposium will be on Magicka, hosted by Pat Holleman. Quoting Pat: In Western game design criticism there is a great deal of emphasis placed on the value of systems in games over content in games.  Magicka is one … Continue reading

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, October 27, 2016

Minecraft this Thursday: 9:30pm EDT / 6:30pm PDT!

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