Everyone should have access to critical education

I wonder how many people’s New Year’s Resolution will be to improve their critical reading skills? My guess is that the number is vanishingly small. Despite having a reputation for self-indulgence, media criticism is ultimately not something that benefits you individually in…

Where to find in-depth writing on games

Last Friday, as Joe Koller was streaming Invisible, Inc for our 2016 fundraiser, he described using our archives to learn about interesting observations that had been made about the game. Despite the fact that Invisible, Inc is a relatively niche title that…

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November 27th

What kind of critical practice can be built in videogames blogging? What techniques can we use as feminists to make the best intervention into how games are made? How do we relate to dramatic political change from inside of a bubble that…

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Help us to support diverse criticism

Why is Critical Distance an important resource? I have my own answers to this: as a historian, I value our conservation work; as a young academic from a low income family, I care deeply about free educational resources; and I believe that…

Critical Lets Plays for Critical Distance

Thank you for all your support for our fundraising campaign. Our next fundraising target is $1900 – once we reach this, we can reboot the Month in Let’s Plays feature, as well as the Critical Discourse letter series. Critical Let’s Plays are…

November 20th

We launched a¬†fundraising campaign this week geared at getting our Patreon into a stronger position that can fund more work in the coming years, We have hit the first target, but there is still a long way to go towards our goal…

Our fundraiser has hit its first target!

Yesterday the 2016 Critical Distance fundraiser launched. Our ultimate goal is to hit $3000 by the end of the year, so that we can do more with video, more with podcasts, and bring together writing in languages other than English. Now, 24…