Under the influence of podcast “Rachel and Miles Xplain the X-Men”, I have decided to buy and read the Dark Phoenix saga - and now I recognise their podcast album cover!
The last few weeks in videogame culture have seen a level of combativeness more marked and bitter than any beforehand.
First, a developer—a woman who makes games who has had so much piled on to her that I don’t want to perpetuate things by naming her—was the target of a harassment campaign that…
An inspiring assessment of the death of the “gamer” identity, which does neatly account for the viciousness of attacks on the visible agents of change. Brilliant. I really hope Dan’s right. Games are for everyone, and the sooner “gamers” (who have co-opted the term from a much broader collection of cultures and hobbies) realise that, the sooner they will cease to exist. They will be people who play games.