Author Archives: Dan Cox

Symposium: FTL, May 1, 2014

This coming Thursday night, 1 May 2014, we’re gathering to discuss FTL! From its comparisons to other Roguelikes(-like) past and present, FTL represents the perfect next step in our continuing discussion around the role difficultly plays in confronting a player’s … Continue reading

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Symposium: don’t take it personally, babe, it just ain’t your story, Thursday 1/9

Happy new year! As our first symposium of 2014, we will be discussing Christine Love’s don’t take it personally, babe, it just ain’t your story this coming Thursday, 9 January. Come, having played or watched a playthrough, with your thoughts … Continue reading

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Symposium: Digital: A Love Story, 3 October 2013

This Thursday, 3 October 2013, we rewind to the days — and long nights — of bulletin board systems, hacking phone lines (phreaking!), and generally knowing people only by their screen names. That’s right. It’s 1988 all over again. We … Continue reading

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Playversation 16 May: Bhaloidam – Greek Gods in Space, episode 5!

This coming Thursday night, it might very well be the end of time and space as our heroes have known it. Having stumbled their way into a mysterious cave on an impossible planet circled by a ship thought lost to time, our … Continue reading

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Symposium: Proteus, May 2, 2013

We come back from our extended hiatus to discuss Proteus, a game from Ed Key and David Kanaga. This Thursday night, 2 May 2013, we’ll meet at 9:30 PM EST / 6:30 PM PST on our Mumble server to share our reactions and thoughts on Proteus. … Continue reading

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Playversation 21 March: Bhaloidam – Greek Gods in Space, episode 4!

We come back this Thursday night with playing through the next chapter in our on-going Bhaloidam campaign of “Greek Gods in Space!” We will be picking up right after our motley crew made their way into the unexpected cave on the unknown … Continue reading

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Playversation for 17 January: Greek Gods in Space — Episode 2: Calypso and the Storm

After taking a break last month, we come back this Thursday night with playing through the next chapter in our on-going Bhaloidam campaign of “Greek Gods in Space!” titled “Calypso and the Storm” that picks up right after our motley crew arrives … Continue reading

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