Category Archives: Gaming

New stuff part

I wrote a new thing for Polygon, about a cool new nonprofit that’s trying to preserve the history of videogames. You can read it here. I also did a big long-form feature last month about Indie House Vancouver, if you … Continue reading

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Working on some new things

I’ve been pretty quiet as far as games writing goes for the past few months, mostly due to having a million other things going on. I did some CS:GO tournament coverage for ZAM back in the spring, but other than that, I’ve been … Continue reading

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I did a thing for Motherboard!

I have a confession to make: I’m a bit bored of writing about video games. While I think there’s still some cool stories to be told in that space, and I’m going to continue writing them sometimes, I’ve been making … Continue reading

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Gender Segregation in eSports

In news that will surprise no one, somebody said something dumb on the internet today. Specifically, the folks at Garena Esports (a pretty big esports tournament organizer) decided to release this statement. You should really read the whole thing so you can … Continue reading

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Mechanics elitism is bullshit

I woke up this morning to a new video from Chris Franklin, the dude who makes the Errant Signal series. It’s about the divide between how we talk about story and how we talk about mechanics in games criticism, and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, here’s some hot new shit

Welp, 2014 is over. It was not a great year for gaming, if we’re being honest. Ubisoft pooped out a couple completely unfinished games, Microsoft punted the launch of Master Chief Collection, and uh…GamerGate happened. Fuck GamerGate. Thankfully, we’ve got … Continue reading

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A couple new things.

Hey folks. I just got back from Mexico City a few days ago. You can see some photos from that trip here. While I was out, a couple things I wrote before I left got published! 1. I did a … Continue reading

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