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Socially and culturally, video games occupy a portion of what I call the digital frontier, a place where the war for social justice is raging in the virtual space; where unfettered sexism, racism and other forms of group oppression and discrimination are entangled in a battle for greater games. What makes [...]
I’ve leveled up!
As much as I love T.R. Red Skies and the history that comes with it, I think I’ve outgrown it’s purpose. T.R. Red Skies is being retired and XP Chronicles has been born. This website will remain online and I haven’t figured out exactly what I’ll do with it, but for [...]
Reblogged from XP Chronicles:
A recent report on GamesIndustry.biz discusses how the console wars have resulted in more expensive games than last generation’s. The report mentions that games like Forza – a great example of a gaming replacing the intrinsic value of its features with monetization – are giving you [...]
I made this post strictly to say to fellow bloggers/vloggers/gamers: your voices matter, especially when it comes to the social issues that affect gaming.
I especially want to direct that statement at men in the community who brave the topic of sexism and sexualization in games, or who are interested but are hesitant [...]
The Sarkeesian Question, as I’m calling it, is what many gamers and anti-feminists are asking everyone around them. It’s something we all ought to approach with care because everyone on all sides is very concerned with the implications of Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes Vs. Women video series. The message itself? That sexism pervades our media. [...]
This public service announcements is brought to you by: NBI!
Newbiebloggerinitiative.com and it’s forums are a permanent fixture in the community. Have friends joining the blog scene? Find a Newbie who could use some support establishing themselves? Looking for new blogs to read? NBI isn’t closing it’s doors just because the event is over. The [...]
Everyone who played vanilla and dared to cross the Plaguelands may have run into these little pools of blood by the roadside, or in a copse of trees or a ditch. And if you were curious enough, your story might have continued like so.
Intrigue forced you to dismount or go out of your way [...]
Thanks again to everyone for their participation. Rather than double post, I shall redirect you to the official NBI site to learn who this year’s winners are!
Congratulations to everyone on all your work during the month of October. I hope we can carry this momentum forward and continue to show support to one [...]
In commemoration of Blizzard for Blizzcon, I present this fun, totally unofficial, totally biased list of my Top 5 Raids (pre-Mists of Pandaria) in our beloved World of Warcraft.
Alright, so this might be surprising to some of you, but hopefully not most of you because Zul’Gurub was not only awesome, but [...]
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