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Sex, Sexism, and the quest for gender-centric identity in GameLand

Sex, Sexism, and the quest for gender-centric identity in GameLand

“Gender is performance anyway.” – Matt Boch, Harmonix (as quoted by Leigh Alexander @ Nexus) I am an aspiring narrative designer hoping...

New School Game Club Weekly Digest 2/16/12

New School Game Club Weekly Digest 2/16/12

NSGC Weekly Digest, 2/16/11 CONTENTS: GAME CLUB NEWS: ELECTIONS TOMORROW Doodle Defense Kickstarter Job Talks for the Associate/Full Professor of...

Parsons @ Indiecade 2011: “Well Played” with Zach Gage and Nick Fortugno

Parsons @ Indiecade 2011: “Well Played” with Zach Gage and Nick Fortugno

It’s an oldie but a goodie… At Indiecade 2011, the “Well Played” sessions have a critic and game developer engage...

Kickstarter Project: Doodle Defense

Doodle Defense is a game from Andy Wallace, an Design and Technology student here at Parsons. Andy has launched a...

The shadow of the white cloud: architecture criticism at the 1893 World’s Fair and BioShock Infinite.

The shadow of the white cloud: architecture criticism at the 1893 World’s Fair and BioShock Infinite.

I’m taking an architecture criticism class with Paul Goldberger, the architecture critic at the New Yorker. My interest in the...

NSGC Weekly Digest, 2/9/11

NSGC Weekly Digest, 2/9/11

GAME CLUB NEWS: Open Meeting This Week & Elections Next Week Robert Yang Needs Orgasm Sounds GAME CLUB EVENTS: Tomorrow:...

“Stair K”; architecture criticism, Thief, and a coffee maker.

“Stair K”; architecture criticism, Thief, and a coffee maker.

I’m currently taking an architecture criticism class taught by Paul Goldberger, the architecture critic at the New Yorker. (He’s been...

Retro Games Round-up + how to make your own Zelda.

Retro Games Round-up + how to make your own Zelda.

So we had a Retro Games Arcade event last Friday that was pretty sweet. Even a Virtual Boy was there; he...

GDC 2012 tips for students

GDC 2012 tips for students

Here are some tips for aspiring games students heading over to GDC 2012 in San Francisco, as collected from the...

[NSGC] New School Game Club Weekly Digest 2/3/11

[NSGC] New School Game Club Weekly Digest 2/3/11

GAME CLUB NEWS: Elections Soon Play For Nonprofit Panel Video Goes Live GAME CLUB EVENTS: Tomorrow: Retro Console Gaming Next...

ChatChat and the infinite promise of playing together

ChatChat and the infinite promise of playing together

ChatChat is a Moderately Multiplayer Online game by Terry Cavanagh, with graphics by Hayden Scott-Baron, where you’re a cat and...

Retro Games Arcade on Friday, Feb 3rd.

Retro Games Arcade on Friday, Feb 3rd.

Featuring Atari 2600, Vectrex, NES, N64 Disk Drive, PC-Engine, Virtual Boy, Japanese Wii + Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Setup....

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