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Why Pokemon Ruby Matters to Me

it. We should not shelter children from the world and be paranoid about keeping them on the “right track”, but work to create imaginative playgrounds where children can feel that autonomy, imagination, and delight. Pokemon was formative to me because it gave me that imaginative playground as a child, and as a twenty year old man, I want to create those playgrounds of endless fantasy because it matters.

Games Writers

Everyone suffers when we hurt people. Tonight, great number of games writers decided to leave games writing tonight due to constant threats of violence and abuse online. Folks accuse them of “corruption” by having either close relationships with indie developers or having an invested interest in politics and social justice.  Look, there’s no such thing as an […]

Videogames, Misogyny, and Terrorism

LINK Posting with minimal comment. This last week has been awful for games. The violence and abuse directed towards game developers and critics, many of whom I know personally, who do not sacrifice their voice or identity is appalling. To me, the notion that years of work and hundreds of little and big sacrifices in […]