October Roundtable: Love to Be a Monster

October Roundtable: Love to Be a Monster

Happy Halloween! Let’s talk about monsters, or, more accurately, the construction of monstrosity and its connection with marginalization. And boy is there a lot of that!
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September Roundtable: Sports in Games

September Roundtable: Sports in Games

It’s always sports time, but as the weather cools down in the Northern Hemisphere, it feels like sports are everywhere. The beginning of football season is my cue to get a flu shot, and it should be yours as well, so go do that before you settle in to read our thoughts on sports in games, sports as games, and probably also splorts. (more…)

Anabelle (A Tribute)

Anabelle (A Tribute)

This piece is a loose work of fiction inspired by Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The author is not actually in love with an anteater. (more…)

May Roundtable: Game Superlatives for Summer

May Roundtable: Game Superlatives for Summer

We’ve said it before, but: 2020 is a year for games. (When isn’t it a year for games? I don’t know; that’s for another roundtable.) And what’s more fun than making high-school-yearbook-style game superlatives to keep us going into the summer? Nothing, that’s what! For the May roundtable, the Sidequest team did exactly that. What would you put in these categories?

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