Video Games Are Utterly Failing Trans Gamers & It’s Time We Did Something About It

Video Games Are Utterly Failing Trans Gamers & It’s Time We Did Something About It

Edward Pistolhands

stilleatingoranges: Controversy has for decades surrounded the issue of violence in video games. Much of this controversy, needless to say, has derived from ignorance and political opportunism. But a valid observation lies at the hubbub’s root. In video games, violence increasingly has been used as an organizing principle—even the organizing principle—behind gameplay. Too often violence […]

Gamasutra – Designing for empathy, with Papo & Yo dev Minority Media

Gamasutra – Designing for empathy, with Papo & Yo dev Minority Media

kenyatta: Participate: Designing with User Generated Content Nowadays, many of the tools of production and distribution used by graphic designers are available to the broader public. And not only are members of the public turning into amateur designers, they are also invited by professionals to contribute to their creative process. The book addresses the curiosity […]

mattermedia: When we speak of social wholes with a high or low degree of hierarchization, we are basically dealing with a parametrization of the concept of assemblages. To parametrize a concept is to assign to it ‘control knobs that can have different settings at different times’ as DeLanda puts it. In his recent book Deleuze: History and […]