Blogs of the Round Table

October 2013 – Game Changers

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Ah, October. That time of year when you realise you’re never going to finish all of those resolutions you made in January. The month when you open long-forgotten lists of unfinished work and see articles with a deadline of ‘December 2012’ on…

August-September Roundup

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For our last theme, “What’s the Story?”, we ran a little competition. Kris and I have read the BoRT submissions and made our decision, but until the end of this blog post… here’s a roundup you might be tempted to scroll straight…

Happy BoRTday

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Happy BoRTday to you, Happy BoRTday to you, Happy Birthday Blogs of the Round Table, Happy BoRTday to you! On the 28th of August last year we relaunched Blogs of the Round Table. Since then, we’ve had 76 articles submitted – believe…

July 2013 Roundup

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July’s Blogs of the Round Table topic was the somewhat-experimental ‘Blogception’: your goal was to blog about blogging, but we also wanted to start up a conversation between writers rather than just a big blog dump. We succeeded! We had some excellent…

May-June 2013 Roundup

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May-June’s topic for Blogs of the Round Table was ‘One With Nature’: "Where videogames once had ‘levels’ like jungles, an ice world, lava world etc. their environments increasingly resemble real-life: players can now explore whole islands or peninsulas and even make their…

May 2013 – ‘One With Nature’

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There’s a slight change to the format for Blogs of the Round Table: this month, we’ll be extending the submission process over May and June as I’ll be on holiday in June. Somewhat appropriately since I’ll be sunning it up in the…

April 2013 Roundup

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Every month, I read the old BoRT roundup before I write the new one – partly to use the same template, partly so I don’t use the same jokes. Last month I wrote about Easter eggs, but I am still eating those…

April 2013 – ‘VINPCs’

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It’s April! Many videogame fans are on a post-PAX or GDC comedown: I’m recovering from watching the entire Indiana Jones saga over the Easter weekend. Will this be the month when Blogs of the Round Table nukes the fridge? It’s Critical Distance‘s…