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Vaporwave: Longing for a Better World

Imagine this: you’re in the local mall. It’s 1998. You walk down the corridors, looking at the bright advertisements showcasing the newest items from JCPenney and KB Toys. The speakers are playing a smooth jazz version of the latest Backstreet Boys single. You don’t receive any texts from your friends because that piece of technology […]

Testing Boundaries on the World Wide Web in Hypnospace Outlaw

Hypnospace Outlaw brought April-Lyn on a hilarious journey down memory lane. But not all of her memories were rosy.

Honoring the Humble Eurogame

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the Eurogame. I’m not talking about the Euro-inspired hybrid designs that we see so often today (think Scythe or Dungeon Lords). Those are great, but I’m talking about the hardcore, “pure” Eurogames, where the board is various colors of beige and you’re, like, planting beans or visiting a market, […]

TITANS: No One To Blame

We choose to move towards life, or towards death. Dick Grayson had the opportunity to change his trajectory, but thankfully it won’t be Dick’s last chance.

7 Games the Devil Uses to Get a Foothold in Your Life

Sure, Jesus loves games and all that, but here are 7 we think He'd think twice before endorsing.

The Batman Who Laughs and the Importance of Facing Our Fears

Can Batman defeat a version of himself that has all the characteristics of his greatest enemy? Drew Hood takes a look at The Batman Who Laughs and the importance of facing your greatest fears. 

Games are Good: The Power of Play

Stephanie was less than excited when she was prescribed some playtime by her counselor, but she's found that play is one of the most important things a person can do.

Paying Attention to People in The Division

The release of The Division 2 has Mike Perna remembering the small, deeply human moments that made the first game memorable.

11 Don’t Miss Indie Games at GDC 2019 and Beyond

The Independent Games Festival Awards will be held this week at the Game Developers Conference. Editor Madeline Turnipseed highlights some of the most fascinating indie games nominated for awards.

Why Does Dungeons & Dragons Matter?

Ashley Mowers explains how a game about creativity, fellowship and character sheets has reintroduced her to the world by way of re-enchantment.