September, 2014

Writer/Gamer Q&A: Rebecca Hazelton

There aren’t enough games with real emotional depth. Of course there are exceptions to that statement, but games that actually make you feel something are few and far between. I think this is especially true if you are a woman. So many games either ignore women’s agency or use them as eye candy.

Best of the Net Nominations

We are thrilled to announce our nominations for the Best of the Net anthology, which is published annually by Sundress Publications.

Writer/Gamer Q&A: Joseph Dante

I distinctly remember it being the very first game that treated me like an adult and not like a little moron with a short attention span. Its story covers politics, war, power, greed, deception, betrayal, religion, family, love. It fits the very definition of epic.

I Am Not Ready #2

I wander down a path that hugs a steep valley and find what looks like the remains of a dragon clinging to the cliff. It looks burnt-out, desiccated. I step nearer. I step nearer. My wife is standing next to the TV, watching, telling me not to. I have to. I’m curious.

I Am Not Ready #1

There was an Asylum Demon there towering two stories and with a hammer big as my top-heavy hunter. Only in my second life did I realize that upon his entrance, a door opened on the opposite side of the room. I survived the second time around. I am learning from my dying.