A lot has changed for me in 2014. 2013 and 2015 Mattie will be rather different people.
One of the hurdles typically unaddressed when discussing meaning in games is how to interpret them.
I wonder sometimes if there’s a difficulty with talking about more than video games in design and reach because of how solid and definitional games are as objects, and people tend to organize themselves by the objects they design and consume.
i want to fuck the world
Ally isn’t a one way declaration, but something all parties involved declare together because it is going to be mutually beneficial.
This past weekend I went to the Queerness and Games Conference, an event I co-founded last year at UC Berkeley and now hold an advisory and conflict resolution role.
I am more than my pain. I am more than my pain. I am more than my pain.
Earlier this month was IndieCade, a festival that celebrates indie video games down in Culver City near LA.
(This post will be talking about sex, and there will be writing about about some sex acts. Consider all links NSFW if your work doesn’t appreciate you looking at sexual content.)
Conventional game design often denies players the act of interpretation.
I find this interesting because systems like these are all over in our lives, manipulating subtly how we interact with one another.