May 27th

May 27th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 27th)

Going anywhere? Why don’t you stick around for a while? I’ve got some links for you, and they’re the best you’re likely to read all week. Straight from the best of game criticism, theory and commentary, it’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! We start off with the member blogs section of Gamasutra, where Sebastian Alvarado …
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May 20th

May 20th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 20th)

Are you ready? You’d better be! It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging and I’m not going to hold back! We start with Leigh Alexander’s recent essay for Gamasutra on the resurgence of the text adventure as an indie genre, supported by crowdfunding resources such as Kickstarter. On the subject thereof, Jay “Rampant Coyote” …
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May 13th

May 13th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 13th)

What the heck– you’ve waited enough. Let’s get right to it with this week’s best and brightest of the Ludodecahedron. It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging! Tumblr-er Flutiebear starts us off with this excellent two part series applying Victoria Lynn Schmidt’s Heroine’s Journey to Disney’s Tangled and Bioware’s Dragon Age 2. These analyses …
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May 6th

May 6th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 6th)

Muchas gracias are due to Ben for filling in on my curatorial role last week. He’s not getting this job back, though! Come hell or term papers, it’s time once again for This Week in Videogame Blogging! To kick us off, Eurogamer’s Rich Stanton has a great retrospective up on the rise and fall of …
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