Podcast

Episode 27 – Review Comes For The Arcade

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Joining us on this month’s podcast is Zolani Stewart, fellow Critical Distance contributor and founding editor of The Arcade Review. Coming up on its first year anniversary, Arcade Review is a publication that situates itself as an arts magazine first and a…

Minisode 03 – B-grade Games

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Welcome to another minisode of the Critical Distance Confab. These minisodes are something different than our main podcast series. At the end of every month, myself and a guest, will list off a few games each that haven’t gotten the attention of…

Episode 26 – Five out of Na Pali

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This month we have a double, yet related, feature. First, in side A, I talk with Alan Williamson and Lindsey Joyce, the editor-in-chief and managing editor respectively of Five out of Ten. We chat about the creation and ongoing process of creating…

Episode 25 – The History of Everyday Games

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This month we are joined by game historian, University of Lancaster PhD candidate and editor-in-chief of Silverstring Media’s Critical Publishing arm, Zoya Street. Zoya has written two seminal books on games, Dreamcast Worlds and Delay, and is the founder of the wonderful…

Episode 24 – The Zine Knight Rises

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Continuing on with our theme of notable published video game books, we turn our eye to the other major work on 2012, Anna Anthropy‘s Rise of the Videogame Zinesters: How Freaks, Normals, Amateurs, Artists, Dreams, Drop-outs, Queers, Housewives, and People Like You…

Episode 23 – Books Fight Boss

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Continuing on the theme of video game book publishing, we decide to talk with Gabe Durham, the founder and editor of BossFightBooks, right now, the leader in single game book criticism. As of recording he had just wrapped up the Second Season…