Excellent array of essays tonight. We start off with this blog on inclusivity in RPGs by Gareth-Michael Skarka, reacting to the Heartbreak and Heroines feminist RPG project. And on the headier side, The Mule Abides writes about economy(, stupid) and game design.
Over on Joystick Division, Garrett Martin writes about how the points do matter.
On The Border House, Denis Farr publishes the article I’ve been waiting for, on the politics of game hair.
The Mary Sue spotlights Word Fighter, a sort of combination Boggle and Street Fighter, with Jane Austen, Edgar Allen Poe and Agatha Christie as characters!
Here’s a sweet vlog from gay gamer Rantasmo about how to have sex with videogames.
And is that a schoolgirl trying to kickbox a tank? I think I might be giving this game a chance after all.
There were plenty of viking women, and they were buried with their swords too.
Aw shit son, they’ve found the Decepticons’ underwater base.
And because I love you: Spock rendered in 13,000 Lego blocks.
Moment of Zen