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Bernband (PC Game) [Open Letter Series] #1

Hey Dylan,
Bernband was a short, interesting exploratory game. For readers who don’t know, it’s a short game by Tom that drops you into an alien world (they’re called the Pff, so good) where you can run around and watch aliens be aliens. That’s the whole game. I will say upfront that there were some perspective […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Hey Dylan, PC Games|3 Comments

Longest Night and Lost Constellation (PC Games) [Open Letter Series] #2

Hey Dylan,
A libguide, blog post, or other resource that compiled and categorized a list of high quality, free to play games would be an excellent resource for the public and also for other librarians! That sounds like a great project, if you ever find the time for it. I feel like Facebook has been on the […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Hey Dylan, PC Games|2 Comments

Longest Night and Lost Constellation (PC Games) [Open Letter Series] #1

Hey Dylan,

I definitely agree with you that there is a layered mythological story here. At almost every access point (story, aesthetic, interface), […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Hey Dylan, PC Games|2 Comments

The Administration of Identity Vs. The Experience of Identity (A Series, Part 3 of 4)

Triggering: Preventing normal function by causing a person to relive past trauma.

I have been engaging in the ongoing debate around trigger warnings in a very limited way for a straightforward, if judgmental reason: I do not think the debate is being had on behalf of the ideas it tries to claim jurisdiction over (yes, I know, […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Humanities & Social Thought, Non-Fiction, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Child at the Wordletting

Preparing for an event of this size was an ongoing effort and was a key part of how they kept unemployment down in Kioskope. Accommodating a global audience required specific kinds of architectural engineering, of course, but there was also a lot of necessary unskilled labor. Andrew Sartrovsky spent most of his time at the […]

By |December 4th, 2016|Fiction|0 Comments