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LoreQuest: Four Books You’ll Love If You Love Mass Effect

LoreQuest is a series about books that make you feel the way video games do. In this instalment, Sara Davis recommends books that make her feel like she did when playing Mass Effect for the first time or which tackle some of the problems you solve as the first human Spectre. Bonus: almost all of these books have sequels, so go ahead and fall in love with space drama all over again.

6 Video Games to Play During a Chronic Illness Flare

Zainabb Hull recommends their favourite video games for fun and distraction when you’re experiencing a chronic illness or chronic pain flare.

GYGO: Tabletop Trouble

In this week’s gaming news: E3 is cancelled, Zine Quest 4 is postponed, and uneven policy enforcement causes trouble in Tabletop Simulator.

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Review: Firegirl: Hack ‘n Splash Rescue Propels With Earnest Despite Usual Roguelite Setbacks

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Review: Love Closes the Distance in Fire Tonight

Elvie Mae Parian reviews Fire Tonight, “[a] story about believing in each other when the whole world tries to keep [people] apart.”

Review: The Sisters Savitree’s Simplicity Leaves Complex Questions Unanswered

The Sisters Savitree is an interesting exercise in immersive gameplay, but it promises more than its conclusion delivers.

Pathfinder Lost Omens: Ancestry Guide

Lost Omens: Ancestry Guide provides a wealth of options for less common ancestries in the Pathfinder campaign setting.

Greenlight This, You Cowards: Kids Deserve A D20 Dames Comic

Alenka Figa explains why D20 Dames, an actual-play D&D podcast, would make a beautiful transition into a comic for kids.

The Thing I Miss Most from Conventions Is Shitty Wrestling Games

Melissa Brinks explains why she misses watching figures from the gaming industry dress up as assholes and play shitty wrestling games in League of Heels.

Chip Chat #1: Welcome to Chip Chat

In her first Chip Chat column, Madison Butler tries Lay’s Kobe Steak flavor potato chips and pairs them with a game they’re particularly suited for.

Level Up Your Poetry, Part 2: Anatomy of Two Gaming Poems

If you want to learn how to write poetry about video games, then the second part of Katherine Quevedo’s “Level Up Your Poetry” is for you! In this piece, Katherine breaks down two of her own gaming poems.

Level Up Your Poetry: Video Games & Ekphrastic Verse

Poetry about video games? You bet. It follows a fine tradition of ekphrastic poetry, or verse inspired by visual arts. Just as a poet might depict a painting in detail, you can portray the sights, sounds, and experiences of digital games through verse. The realm of...

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