January Roundtable: New Year’s “Resolutions”

January Roundtable: New Year’s “Resolutions”

Let’s talk about endings!

“But Melissa,” you say, “it’s January! Surely we should be talking about beginnings.”

Nola gave us some delightful wordplay with “resolutions,” and now we’re different than everybody else! So let’s talk about endings. (more…)

GYGO: The Death of Flash, A Real-World Charisma Save, and GDC Honors Amy Hennig

GYGO: The Death of Flash, A Real-World Charisma Save, and GDC Honors Amy Hennig

Howdy, gaming lovelies! For those that celebrate, we’re less than one week out from Christmas! Remember to sneak in a little self-care with some gaming and some fancy hot cocoa. On to the news, ho ho ho! (more…)

November Roundtable: Gamifying Our Games

November Roundtable: Gamifying Our Games

It’s no surprise that a site full of writers has a fair number of folks participating in National Novel Writing Month, but that got us—more specifically, it got Tia Kalla and Zainabb Hull—thinking about gamification and setting our own challenges.

Gaming is comprised of challenges big and small, from individual enemy encounters to executing the perfect raid in an MMORPG to finally getting your D&D group together. But what about the challenges we make for ourselves? Can we gamify gaming itself?

Turns out, we can. (more…)

GYGO: The Death of Flash, A Real-World Charisma Save, and GDC Honors Amy Hennig

Get Your Game On: Taking It Slow Between Conventions

Happy Wednesday, gaming lovelies. We’re hot off the heels of San Diego Comic Con with a bye week before Gen Con (and GenCant) hit full force next week. So grab an iced coffee, rest your wits, and read up on the news.

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GYGO: The Death of Flash, A Real-World Charisma Save, and GDC Honors Amy Hennig

Get Your Game On: Before the Storm, Destiny 2, Switch Indie Games

Happy Wednesday! What have you been playing recently? I started Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and am enjoying the banter between Chloe and Nadine and the familiar wall-climbing, rope-throwing gameplay. Let us know in the comments or on Twitter what games you’re playing, as well as upcoming games you’re looking forward to! Here are some of the games news and tidbits that have been on our radar this week. (more…)