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Help us to support diverse criticism

Why is Critical Distance an important resource? I have my own answers to this: as a historian, I value our conservation work; as a young academic from a low income family, I care deeply about free educational resources; and I believe that…

Critical Lets Plays for Critical Distance

Thank you for all your support for our fundraising campaign. Our next fundraising target is $1900 – once we reach this, we can reboot the Month in Let’s Plays feature, as well as the Critical Discourse letter series. Critical Let’s Plays are…

November 20th

We launched a fundraising campaign this week geared at getting our Patreon into a stronger position that can fund more work in the coming years, We have hit the first target, but there is still a long way to go towards our goal…

Our fundraiser has hit its first target!

Yesterday the 2016 Critical Distance fundraiser launched. Our ultimate goal is to hit $3000 by the end of the year, so that we can do more with video, more with podcasts, and bring together writing in languages other than English. Now, 24…

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November 13th

I don’t want to callously overstate the importance of games at a time like this. There’s so much to be done to change the conditions that have led to Brexit, Trump, and right-wing gains in other Euro-American countries, and speaking personally, I…

November 6th

It’s a new month and a time of shiny new treats for games writing. This week saw the launch of Waypoint, which seems to have allowed the Vice Gaming crew to grow a bit and build their own set of interests and…