Announcement

Announcing: The List Jam

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An (incomplete) list of functions of lists, as a prelude to List Jam: I feel like “lists” are seen as a shallow or resented element of games criticism online, like the inevitable churn of year end lists that reinforce the need to…

Pandemics and games essay jam

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Following our bitsy essay jam, we’re announcing another jam event, this time for micro-essays, brought to you in partnership with the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University! The global cataclysm of COVID-19, and the quarantines and social distancing…

Announcing: the Bitsy essay jam

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The essay is a flexible format that allows its author to communicate, work through, and explore thoughts without traditional formal barriers. The content of essays can be personal, literary, historical, philosophical, aesthetic, and is often a combination of many topics, perspectives, and…

New Call for Critical Compilations!

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Pitches are now closed! Thanks everyone who submitted! Listen, 2020 might go down as a deeply terrible year for many reasons, but we’re still here, and if you’re reading this, we assume so are you. Critical Distance has always been about showcasing…

Calling for Critical Compilations!

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CALL FOR PITCHES NOW CLOSED Thank you to everyone who submitted! If you weren’t one of our five Critical Compilations this time, we’ll be reaching out the next time we open a CFP! Hey! Did you know Critical Distance is turning 10…

Here Comes a New Challenger!

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Hello! I’m Chris Lawrence, and I am excited to announce that as of this week, I am joining the team as incoming Senior Curator for Critical Distance. You may know me from my ongoing work as Commentaries Editor for First Person Scholar,…