Minisode 07 – Horror Games

Welcome to a new minisode on the Critical Distance Confab. This month we have a special Halloween edition where we will be focusing on quote/unquote horror games to highlight. As usual these are games that haven’t gotten what myself and a co-host…

Episode 29 – Shoot Them!

This month we turn our attention to the anthology book Shooter. Edited by Patrick Lindsey and Reid McCarter, the book brings together 15 essays and a forward by Clint Hocking, placing a wide variety of shooter video games in a historical and…

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September 13th

Shake off the rust and welcome one and all to another edition of This Week In Video Game Blogging! Masculinity In continuation to the previous pieces of Hot Ryu, Mattie Brice looks at what the simple addition of a beard says about…

Episode 28 – Uninterviewable

Continuing our themed series on videogame critical publications, this month we turn our lonely eyes toward Unwinnable, which last year launched a weekly e-zine component. Editor-in-chief Stu Horvath was gracious enough to join me to talk about Unwinnable, Unwinnable Weekly and all…

Minisode 03 – B-grade Games

Welcome to another minisode of the Critical Distance Confab. These minisodes are something different than our main podcast series. At the end of every month, myself and a guest, will list off a few games each that haven’t gotten the attention of…