Posts Tagged: games
The role-playing fantasy game, Dungeons & Dragons, has just turned 40. And along with its enduring popularity comes a literary legacy:
For certain writers, especially those raised in the 1970s and ’80s, all that time spent in basements has paid off.
Like a heist movie, the essay introduces the players (an Alaska Native educator and two games developers), sets up the stakes (the stereotypes of Native Americans that saturate the media), and then delivers the goods: the game they created together, about a young girl surviving in the Arctic....more
“If this was a blog post I wouldn’t have read it; if this was a video I wouldn’t have watched the whole thing, but because this was a game I played it until the end.”
That’s one commenter’s response to dys4ia, an autobiographical Flash game about transitioning to a new gender by Anna Anthropy....more
Two things to spice up your probably already awesome Friday morning at work/playtime/scheming your next perfect crime:
1) Shy Gypsy’s Funny Farm: This is a word association game to the max! It’ll knock your socks off and then tell you they rock and then, if the moment is right, insert something that rhymes with -ock into your sock, given your consent....more