An Inclusive Future: A Recap of Game Devs of Color Expo 2020

An Inclusive Future: A Recap of Game Devs of Color Expo 2020

Like many shows this past year, the Game Devs of Color Expo took things entirely online.

GDoCExpo was originally founded to create a much more inclusive space for marginalized creators in the games industry. GDoCExpo’s fifth year was hosted on Swapcard, a platform used to host online conferences and meetups. The convention had the format of a typical convention guidebook with information tabs on the guests, games, and their developers. (more…)

Preview: Root’s Early Access Faces Challenges in a New Format

Preview: Root’s Early Access Faces Challenges in a New Format

At first glance, Root seems like a very wholesome game, with a very welcoming, cute, and fuzzy art style of animals adventuring and frolicking out in the woods. But Root is more than its exterior: it is a game of war, conquest, and sometimes, revenge. (more…)

GYGO: The Military is Still on Twitch, but so Are Vtubers

GYGO: The Military is Still on Twitch, but so Are Vtubers

Hello and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, your local good hunter, and I’ve been spending a lot of my time chilling with the doll in Bloodborne this week. That is, until i got distracted by Control‘s AWE DLC, which I’m now deep in. In between I’ve also found the time to pick up embroidery, which is actually super fun. Anyway between my thousand hobbies I also found some great, and not so great, news for this week! (more…)

Greenlight This, You Cowards: Let’s Go On Dungeon Dives with Dungeon Wives

Greenlight This, You Cowards: Let’s Go On Dungeon Dives with Dungeon Wives

Welcome back to Greenlight This, You Cowards, where we talk about our favorite TTRPG podcasts and how we’d love to see them adapted into other media! In previous installments, Alenka talked about why Queer Dungeoneers should be an animated fantasy show and Dames & Dragons should be a dating sim. Today I want to talk to you about one of my favorite new shows, Dungeon Wives, and why I want to see it as a cozy, cooperative exploration platformer reminiscent of Terraria. (more…)

GYGO: The Military is Still on Twitch, but so Are Vtubers

GYGO: The Military is Deep in Games and It Sucks

Hello, and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, the cool teacher who plays video games. After beating Dishonored, Spyro, and Superhot, I’ve spent the past couple days just watching the wind go by in Ghosts of Tsushima. As someone who’s never watched a samurai movie or particularly enjoyed open-world exploration, I don’t actually think this game is for me. But here’s the thing: I’ve already ignored three of the trendy games this year and my students are starting to question if I actually own a console. Anyway, when I wasn’t bowing to the peer pressure of middle schoolers and writing haiku, I was scouring the web for this week’s gaming news—just for you! (more…)