Ecozon@ Vol 8, No 2 (2017)

Journal of Literature, Culture and the Environment — Read on ecozona.eu/issue/view/124/showToc Bookmarking here so I can find it again later. This issue of the bilingual journal (Spanish and English) is dedicated to Ecocriticism and Computer- and Video- Games. It may be that “ecocriticism” is a particular critical lens. The idea of the greening of games […]

(via Crossings – YouTube) My son, @dboyfajardo, recorded my conversation with curator, Jeffrey Lambson, about the work currently on display at the Emmanuel Gallery in Denver. I share it here as a 21minute long #gpoy 😉 (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

danlacek: the-future-now: Watch: Can video games be a spiritual experience? Follow @the-future-now My favorite video game story ever

99percentinvisible: This week: the design of basketball and the political charge of the slam dunk

Kids are the most self-centered individuals you could possibly imagine. It’s all about them. It’s all about them and they camp and the world outside of what they can see and hear just doesn’t exist. And in a way, growing up in the games industry is being like, you know, a kid becoming an adult […]

Sex, art and picnics: the rise of the alternative video game festival

Sex, art and picnics: the rise of the alternative video game festival

Santa Marta, Colombia, Friday selfie in front of monument to Colombian Futbol, depicting the beloved international Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama. My uncle claims it is the largest statue of a footballer in the world.

Santa Marta, Colombia, Friday selfie in front of monument to Colombian Futbol, depicting the beloved international Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama. My uncle claims it is the largest statue of a footballer in the world.

Cross-Cultural Understanding Through Game Analysis

Cross-Cultural Understanding Through Game Analysis Author, Brian Upton, proposes a deep structure that affords games to travel/translate. The notion of a deep structure echoes for me the linguistic concept of Chomsky’s that attempts to reason why humans have language. The structure, in Chomsky’s version, is in the brains of all humans. I haven’t yet read […]

niqueivia: maxistentialist: Cards Against Humanity. Gee, I wonder why there are so many racist and sexist jokes in the game with these guys at the helm. Don’t get me wrong, once you remove the problematic content (about one and a half expansion boxes worth of cards) it’s still really fucking fun to play, but I […]