Blogs of the Round Table

December Roundup: ‘New Game+’

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Hello party people. If you’re like me than you’ve started the new year by gorging on leftovers, drinking spiked coffee and remaining in your pajamas until even the cat gives you that “you need a shower” look (You know the one). What?…

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…