Rise Up: The Board Game About Fighting Oppression

Rise Up: The Board Game About Fighting Oppression

A couple years ago, I was fortunate enough to land a volunteer service position at a social justice focused school. Rather than being taboo topics as they would be at other schools, we talked openly with our students about issues of racism, homophobia, and...
Neopets Is Still Around, Still Loved

Neopets Is Still Around, Still Loved

Neopets, put simply, is a virtual pet website. In practice it is a whole universe. It was launched in 1999 and bought out by Viacom in 2005. Players of all ages registered for accounts, adopted their virtual pets, and entered the world of Neopia. The website allowed...
My First Game: Oregon Trail

My First Game: Oregon Trail

The list of computer games I played as a kid is downright hilarious. My earliest, fuzziest memories are of something my sister and I called “The Miss Piggy Game” in which Miss Piggy rode a spaceship and shot some kind of weaponry. (I’m assuming this was Pigs in Space,...