Blogs of the Round Table

October Roundup: ‘Masks’

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To all my fellow North Americans I say at last: Happy Halloween! And to everybody else: hello. Yes, it’s a time of year for disguising yourself and living a new life from behind a mask. Of course, we don’t really need a…

October 2014: ‘Masks’

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Casey in Kid Chamelion, Link in Majora’s Mask, Captain Hotline and the Miamis from Hotline Miami. (So I haven’t played that last one). All these protagonists share common motif, one I’d like to see spark a conversation. For this edition of Blogs of the…

August-September 2014: ‘Catharsis’

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As you probably know, Alan Williamson has passed the Blogs of the Round Table torch on to other stalwart Critical-Distance contributors: specifically Mark Filipowich and Lindsey Joyce. Jointly, Mark and I would like to salute Alan on his amazing job. BoRT will…

June – July 2014: ‘VINPCs’

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Blogs of the Round Table – June 2014 As promised, Blogs of the Round Table is back with another rousing topic. This time, it’s ‘VINPCs’: As players, writers and readers, we are often focused on player-characters: the protagonists, anti-heroes and avatars whose…