Hello Critically Distanced Fans, Blogs of the Round Table is back. “But wait!” I hear you cry. “You’re not Ben Abraham!” Despite many attempts to impersonate Ben over the years and frame him for various crimes, it is true: I am not. To those of you who know me, lovely to have you here, and …
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August 26th

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

Just the facts today, ma’am. It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging. Let’s start at the scene of the crime– war crimes, that is, where Ken Hannahs muses at Gameranx about the ludonarrative dissonance of modern “counter-terrorism” games actually performing the many acts one is supposed to be ideologically opposing: Perhaps this is what …
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August 19th

August 19th, 2012 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 19th)

Welcome back. Kris is on break this weekend so I’m here to fill your TWIVGB needs in the meantime. The Extra Credits crew finishes up a two-parter talking about mechanics as metaphor using the flash game Loneliness to weld to discussion together. CNN has done a number of in-depth articles on several subjects with how …
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August 12th

August 12th, 2012 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 12th)

There’s good reason for my glistening skin, and how I shine, and how my pores are so clean and clear. When you read This Week in Videogame Blogging, you’ll wink, and nod, and high-five each other with great enthusiasm. This is a special time. Let’s begin. First, A is for Accessibility. Josh Straub brings us …
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β€œHey, can you do the round-up, I’m busy,” said Kris to me this week. I was about to protest – my weekends are usually reserved for an oh-so-taxing mix of gaming and feeling sorry for myself after Friday night, you see – but then I learned just what was keeping Kris so busy. So you …
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