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April 2020

One of Those Moments – Zerg, A Shotgun and You

StarCraft II is about the most redneck-y a science fiction game about aliens can get and I kind of cringe-like how much that aspect of the game is embraced in SC II. In particular I enjoy the jukebox in the… Continue Reading →

Monsters and Other Things

One of the reasons I started looking at problematic enemies specifically in BioWare games is because I know these games so well. I’ve played them over and over countless times. I’m not even kidding. I’ve actually lost count. The thing… Continue Reading →

One of Those Moments – Morrigan and Flemeth

What happens when you put two accomplished and amazing actors like Claudia Black and Kate Mulgrew in the same cutscene? Sparks fly, that’s what. I love both Morrigan and Flemeth, and this truly is one of my favorite moments in… Continue Reading →

Things Men Think About Games

During my 30+ years as a gamer, I always knew I stood out as “odd” and perhaps “other”. Actually, that’s not entirely true. I didn’t realise how odd and other I was until I visited a games store somewhere in… Continue Reading →

One of Those Moments – Chopping wood with Kratos

Okay, I admit the reason I put this in this series is because I had so much fun being snarky at Kratos. Kratos in God of War 4 is most likely the worst dad ever™ (okay, probably not, because there… 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 →

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