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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…

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…

March 8th

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Happy International Women’s Day, readers. Oh, and welcome back. 🙂 Some news on the docket: this Wednesday (March 11) we’ll be announcing our 2019 Blogger of the Year–the writer we feel has made the most important contribution to critical games writing over…

November 17th

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Welcome back, readers. I’m thinking this week, as ever, about The Discourse, and specifically how narratives coalesce around games at an ever-more-careening pace, often before they’re even out and available. It feels increasingly difficult, in the early stages at least, to shut…