This Week in Videogame Blogging

March 7th

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Welcome back, readers. Plugging these calls for submissions one more time this week: One more week to submit games and research to Black Game Makers. One more day to submit proposals to Decolonizing Queer Games and Play for First Person Scholar. Proposals for…

February 28th

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Welcome back, readers. Plugging these again this week in case you’ve missed them: Call for submissions to a volume and archive of Black creators working in, on, and around games. Call for a special issue themed around Decolonizing Queer Games and Play for…

February 21st

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Welcome back, readers. In case you’ve missed them: Call for submissions to a volume and archive of Black creators working in, on, and around games. Call for a special issue themed around Decolonizing Queer Games and Play for First Person Scholar. Call for…

February 14th

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Welcome back, readers. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve highlighted this call for submissions to a collected volume and archive of Black creators working in, on, and around games, as well as Khee Hoon Chan and First Person Scholar’s call for…

January 31st

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Welcome back, readers. So here’s a very cool thing that’s happening: a collected volume and archive of Black creators working in, on, and around games, with a call for submissions. Check it out! This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting…

January 24th

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Welcome back, readers. A new American administration takes charge, but the offices and infrastructures that facilitate systemic racism remain unchanged or even strengthened. The immediate threat of a fascist insurrection seems to have diminished but there’s little else to celebrate when Black…

January 17th

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Welcome back, readers. You know how these intros go at this point. Please continue to seek out ways to support Black causes. Everyone benefits from the dismantling of systemic racism. Well, almost everyone. Perhaps not Jeff Bezos. But fuck him anyway. As…

January 10th

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Welcome back, readers. I don’t have much to say here about the events in the US over the past week other than this: if you’re white and this feeling that your country is no longer safe or stable is new to you,…

2020 in Videogame Blogging

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Before we get started, I want to briefly mention that this week we are running an essay jam on the topic of the pandemic and games – if this roundup brings up some thoughts about what 2020 was like for games, this…

January 3rd

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Welcome back, and welcome to a new year, readers. We missed you last week, but we’re making up for lost time with a double-sized issue for your reading pleasure. A couple things to begin. First, Black Lives don’t cease to Matter when…