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One of Those Moments – Introducing the Monitor

I know I haven’t talked much about Anthem on discordia. There are however parts of the game that I really like, and one of them is the reveal of the Monitor. He’s the villain in the narrative arc about the… Continue Reading →

Problematic Enemies – The Broodmother

[…] The symbol of the monster, the abject, exists to embody and assuage our fears of the natural and unruly body. In order to maintain the current social order, which privileges the intellectual and social over the emotional and biological,… Continue Reading →

One of those Moments – Architecture

In Assassin’s Creed: Origins one of the draws for me was to be able to play in Ancient Egypt. In some ways it’s not the pyramids, although the pyramids are impressive. It’s about Hermopolis and Hatshepsut’s temple in the Valley… Continue Reading →

As the apocalypse happens outside…

… I have more time to write and to fix discordia up. One of the things I’m planning on is making sure that the site works equally well in Swedish as in English, so expect some translation work soonish and… Continue Reading →

One of those Moments – Headshotting with Shepard

Surprising absolutely no one, one of my favourite pieces of gameplay in Mass Effect 3 are the spectacular ways that I can remove the heads of the Reaper and Cerberus forces thrown my way. Head explosions. It’s ghoulish I know,… Continue Reading →

Intersectional Game Design?

Lately I’ve been reading quite a few books on the topic of design, colonialism and ethics. Being someone with strong views on social justice and the idea that equality and diversity is not necessarily a bad thing – in fact… Continue Reading →

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