Let Me Tell You About My OC: Elaine Morrigan is Terrible

Elaine Morrigan is terrible. If we work hard and are very, very lucky, we may be able to grow together.

Using Platformers to Cope with Trauma: An Easy Ten-Step Process

Emma Kostopoulus gives ten easy steps to using platformers to cope with trauma—whether it’s quarantine-related, marriage-related, or familial.

GYGO: Evo Canceled and Ubisoft Restructures Amidst Misconduct Accusations

In this week’s gaming news: this year’s EVO has been canceled and Ubisoft has restructured leadership after serious misconduct accusations. Also, Ooblets finally has a release date.

Take Your Heart (and Tear it Apart): The Moral Dilemma of Persona 5 Royal’s New Endings

December Cuccaro explains why Persona 5 Royal’s endings are an improvement because of their tough moral choices between happiness and bittersweetness.

Tasting Home: An Interview With Meowfia Games

Elvie Mae Parian chats with Filipino game development studio Meowfia Games about Filipino representation and the cultural importance of food in Taste of Home.

Take Your Heart (and Tear it Apart): The Moral Dilemma of Persona 5 Royal’s New Endings

December Cuccaro explains why Persona 5 Royal’s endings are an improvement because of their tough moral choices between happiness and bittersweetness.

Review: Fairyland Confidential is Dark, Dangerous Fun

Fairyland Confidential’s mixture of noir and fairy tales makes for a thrilling single-player tabletop RPG, with only a few mechanical obstacles to overcome.

Review: Dead Friend Reached Across the Veil and Brought Me Closer to the Living

Joesph Langdon shares an powerful experience had while playing Lucian Kahn’s Dead Friend, a ritual game in which players contact and embody the dead.

Review: Lucid Immersive’s Virtual LARP The Board Is a Conference Call To Remember

The only fun conference call is one where you reveal all your coworkers’ terrible secrets, as Jameson Hampton found in Lucid Immersive’s virtual LARP!

9 Stinky Mobile Games To Turn Your Brain Off During Quarantine

Melissa Brinks shares nine of the mobile games she’s been playing in quarantine, ranked by how bad they would smell if they smelled like anything.

Let Me Tell You About My OC: Elaine Morrigan is Terrible

Elaine Morrigan is terrible. If we work hard and are very, very lucky, we may be able to grow together.

Exercising Mediocrity: Playing Skate 3 as Myself

Skate 3 is a power fantasy: it might look like skateboarding but it doesn’t feel like skateboarding. Cole Henry finds fulfillment in taking it down a notch.

Greenlight This, You Cowards: Queer Dungeoneers is My Dream Cartoon

Alenka Figa shares the reasons actual-play Dungeon World podcast Queer Dungeoneers would make an incredible fantasy cartoon like Avatar: the Last Airbender.

Found Familiar’s Coffee Pairs D&D Inspiration with Delicious Brews

Alenka Figa and Kate Lyons dove into the rich offerings of Found Familiar’s D&D coffee and found both the roasts and the art to be entirely delightful.

Confessions of a Dodo Airlines Worker

Orville the Dodo watches villagers come and go in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and he’ll keep things running for them even when times are hard.

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