Melissa Brinks is Sidequest’s editor in chief, co-creator of the Fake Geek Girls podcast, author of The Compendium of Magical Beasts, and an aspiring beekeeper. She once won an argument on the internet, and tweets at @MelissaBrinks.
Hello, I’m Zainabb and welcome to GYGO! I hope that you’re being kind to yourself and extending a hand to the most marginalised members of your communities, whether that’s through protest, community care, or buying a bunch of games. Here’s this week’s news.
Content warnings: sexual assault and racism.(more…)
Howdy, gaming lovelies! The end of summer has arrived and the impending fall is filling me with sadness. This week’s game news doesn’t do much to help either, so I’m adding smidges of light and fun. Think of them as my digital cupcake of happiness to you. So grab a cuppa something yummy and read on for the news! (more…)
September is here, gaming lovelies, and I’m wondering where the summer went. Fortunately, fall in the Northeast is breathtaking and we have some fun gaming conventions like Boston Indie Fig and Topatocon to boot. This week’s game round up has some beautiful art, an indie Amiibo and a fan cautionary tale. Grab your beverage of choice and read on.
That’s right. Hearthstone was incorporated into a special one-night exhibit at the well renown Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The late-night exhibition called Pushing Buttons, explored “the rebellious world of altgames through to the massive cultural phenomenon of e-sports.”
In a cautionary tale for fans throwing themed parties at convention. With only one side of the story, it sounds like the issues here are that the organizer used of copyrighted characters in promotion and charged for the event. Granted the ticket charge was $2, but still money is money when it comes to enforcement. Hopefully, since the party stopped before it even occurred all will work out in the end.
That’s it for this week. I’m off to check out the new horror game, Layers of Fear, on Steam Early Access. An insane painter in a historic house with masterpieces? I’m all in. Til next week, happy gaming!
It was with heavy heart that I donned my Abzan clan shirt and pins as an act of defiance towards the events of the Tarkir block in Magic: The Gathering’s latest series of expansions. Dragons have returned from extinction to the plane of Tarkir thanks to a time traveling meddler named Sarkhan Vol, and while good has come from it, the five clans of the plane have been put down and replaced by dragon broods. (more…)