Author Archives: D. Murray

Episode 5 – Gender in Games

July 30th, 2009 | Posted by D. Murray in Critical Distance Confab: - (10 Comments)

AND WE ARE BACK! After a long hiatus the CDC Podcast has returned with a force–music and an icon. This week we talk about under privileged voices in games, specifically women in games, where all your questions will be answered and the issue will finally be put to “rest.” Of course I am joking but …
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Episode 4 – Genre Bending Discourse

May 18th, 2009 | Posted by D. Murray in Critical Distance Confab: - (8 Comments)

This episode of the CDC Podcast is extra long to make up for the missed days in releasing last week’s CDC Podcast. This week we discuss genre in videogames by starting off with the Western and eventually interrogating the role of genre between videogames and other medium, videogame genres in general, and the role of …
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Episode 2 – Descent into Dissonance

April 27th, 2009 | Posted by D. Murray in Critical Distance Confab: - (4 Comments)

This week on the CDC Podcast we discuss Bioshock and narrative dissonance. Join us as we attempt to wrap our heads around the subject and come up with the definitive answer to the question “How do we define narrative dissonance?” You don’t need to go to GameFAQS or Youtube to discover the ending of this …
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