Author Archives: David Carlton

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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Gaming Session: Minecraft, September 29, 2016

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

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, August 25, 2016

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

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, July 28, 2016

Minecraft this week! Thursday, July 28 at 9:30pm EDT / 6:30pm PDT.

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Gaming Session: Minecraft, June 23, 2016

We’re doing Minecraft a week early this month (and we’ll be skipping the July Symposium entirely): Thursday, June 23 at 9:30pm EDT / 6:30pm PDT.

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Symposium: Alien Isolation, June 2, 2016

In this month’s Symposium, we’ll be talking about Alien: Isolation.  I’ll be leading the discussion; my main area of interest is how the smaller scale of the game leads to increased focus, and how that interacts with the game’s stealth … Continue reading

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