Help send Mattie Brice to GDC

January 30th, 2012 | Posted by Ben Abraham in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Help send Mattie Brice to GDC)

So you may remember a certain campaign run about this time two years ago to fly me all the way from the other side of the world to GDC in San Francisco. Well, this year David Carlton & co. have teamed up to send rising star Mattie Brice to GDC and I can’t think of …
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January 29th

January 29th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 29th)

What time is it? … What year? … No… Then we don’t have much time left! We HAVE to release This Week in Videogame Blogging before it’s too late! Let’s hit the ground running. We start with Jim Rossignol, interviewing Jim Rossignol, with such hard-hitting investigative journalism as: RPS’s Jim Rossignol: How much are you …
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January 22nd

January 22nd, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 22nd)

Once upon a time, in the magical land of Equestria… it’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! We start off with Brad Gallaway, who responds to recent opinion pieces (like those by John Walker) about working for free as a game journalist. Not only does Gallaway believe in unpaid writing positions for “sweat equity,” he also …
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Yes, only 6 months late Critical Distance is proud to bring you episode 9 of the CDC podcast. This time we decided to focus on an actual game: Braid came out many years ago and sparked critics to write a megaton of criticism. 3 years after its initial release we bring you a panel of people with …
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January 15th

January 15th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 15th)

Out with the old, in with the new. As we settle into 2012, the ludodecahedron keeps on a-turnin’. It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging! First up, a brief announcement: the folks over at Digital Love Child have put out a Call for Articles. Do take a look. Tom Chatfield sat down with Julian …
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Hello Dearly Devoted Critical-Distance Readers! So the most attentive amongst you may remember that I teased a ‘new thing’ that would be starting in January here at Critical Distance – well, it’s January and I can now announce that we are officially re-launching ‘The Blogs of the Round Table’. For those who might not have …
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January 8th

January 8th, 2012 | Posted by David Carlton in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 8th)

Welcome to the first This Week in Videogame Blogging of 2012! It’s been a long time since TWIVGB first came on the scene; I confess, I rather miss the tapestry pictures that graced the earliest episodes. This week’s host is David Carlton: I’ve proofread these not infrequently in the past, but apparently the entire regular …
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This Year In Video Game Blogging 2011

January 2nd, 2012 | Posted by Eric Swain in Spotlight: - (Comments Off on This Year In Video Game Blogging 2011)

Welcome to 2012! Here at Critical Distance, your regularly scheduled This Week In Video Game Blogging is taking a break to make way for our year-end retrospective. The editorial crew has been hard at work culling through the year’s 937 links plus reader suggestions to bring you the best written, the most memorable, most important …
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