On Friday, Porpentine’s piece disappeared and the re-edited version appeared on her site. (For those of you who are coming in late, my other articles on the subject are here and here.) As of the time of this writing–about 2 PM EST on Monday the 13th of May–no explanation has appeared on either her site [...]
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One Thought On re/Action’s Response To “One Thought On Porpentine’s Revisions to ’7 Thoughts on Women in Games’”
Since writing this piece this morning, the original article has been restored. Managing editor Andrea Shubert has posted an apology on her Twitter, as has EIC Mattie Brice. As of the time of this writing, Porpentine has not responded, although she’s made several clever arty tweets since. Brice wrote the following tweet as explanation: Hi, [...]
I wrote this one last November for a failed blog experiment, but I’m still into this piece, so enjoy! Any of the blogs where I’ve seen Frog Fractions recommended have basically said the same thing: “Oh, just go play it, trust me.” The disclaimer is necessary: Frog Fractions initially appears to be a shitty edutainment [...]
For The Cost of Bioshock Infinite, You Could Buy 60 Copies of Miner Dig Deep (More If You Count Tax)
I really dug this game. HA HA HA.
It’s been ages since I’ve played this one! Back in college I worked for my school’s library, which consisted mostly of fucking around on the internet and goofing off. We had some epic Zuma championships. I showed Die Anstalt to someone and it spread like wildfire through the library staff. Essentially, the game is Life [...]