Well I’ve managed to just sneak this post in before the end of the month – where the heck did it go?! No matter – let’s see what the blogosphere has cooked up in response to our theme of Love: How do games communicate love? Can they? Do they? Can we find something approaching love …
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February 26th

February 26th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on February 26th)

We’ve been holding out for a hero, and we’re not gonna take it anymore. It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging! Love is a battlefield, and we keep paying for map packs. Paul Tassi, writing for Forbes says we create our own problem by continuing to buy into the DLC schemes we decry: It …
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February 19th

February 19th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on February 19th)

The time has come, ladies and ladykins, for you to blog for your life! It’s RuPaul’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! We start off the week with a soft focus lens on the past, when the men were men and the games were ineffable. First, Jack McNamee at The Machination turns the spotlight on indie …
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February 12th

February 13th, 2012 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on February 12th)

Whoa, but that’s a lot of words! Our Critical Distance update is full of good stuff today, people, so let’s get right into it. Firstly, The Mary Sue’s Becky Chambers discusses what she dubs the ‘Hey Sweetheart Scenario‘, using Dragon Age as an example of a game whose NPCs treat a female player character as …
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Welcome to the second month of Blogs of the Round Table, and thanks again to everyone who participated in January’s great discussions. Don’t forget that you’re more than welcome to post a response or addition to someone else’s Round Table entry, and in the past that’s been some of the most interesting stuff to come …
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February 5th

February 5th, 2012 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on February 5th)

I can’t think of a clever intro. It’s This Week In Video Game Blogging. The recently released Katawa Shoujo has garnered a lot of attention for how it came into existence and for it being a quality experience, something no one could have seen coming. Our own Kris Ligman says that Katawa Shoujo could be …
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Welcome to the first Blogs of the Round Table round-up post for 2012, first let’s remind ourselves of the theme we’re talking about this month. Being Other: Games, like most media, have the ability to let us explore what it’s like to be someone other than ourselves. While this experience may only encompass a character’s …
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