Posts Tagged: games

Alaska Native Culture as a Game—But Not a Joke

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If you liked reading about narrative video games about the trans experience, you’re sure to enjoy this Polygon piece on “the first indigenous-owned games company in the United States.”

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.

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Word Games

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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.

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