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The Standard You Walk Past

The standard you walk past is the standard you accept. – Lieutenant General David Morrison The title of this post was something said by Lt General David Morrison in a speech to the Australian army, after allegations of sexual misconduct… Continue Reading →

A Prisoner of the Abject

Sarah Kerrigan’s Transformations throughout StarCraft. I want to preface this blog post with two things. 1. I’m only looking at Kerrigan through the games, not any of the surrounding media. 2. I’m probably wrong about all of this, so don’t… Continue Reading →

Do games touch us deeper…

…because we live them? Lately I’ve been reading quite a bit about horror in cinema and other media to sort out some thoughts that have been bothering me lately. I think most of us are aware of the immersion we… Continue Reading →

Insidious Sexism

When I told colleagues that I was going to do some writing about problematic enemies in games, one of the enemies that came up was the Desire Demon in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II. While I don’t disagree… Continue Reading →

Dev needs Production

I think you’re a good producer. Because you actively tried to understand the issues. Like basically listened to people in the team. A good producer tries to genuinely understand what different parties want and what are the main obstacles in… Continue Reading →

Voice Actors!

I have this thing about games that I suspect is tied into my sensitivity to noise. I need games to have good voice acting if I’m to enjoy them. Thankfully, games have moved away from being cartoons to being real… Continue Reading →

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