Games

Self-Labeling and Geek Culture

Lately I've been thinking a lot about what it means to be part of geek culture. To be a "nerd" or a "gamer." To like science fiction, or just to be a fan of something. For a long time, I very much participated in the community of people who called themselves those names: gamer, geek,… Continue reading Self-Labeling and Geek Culture

Games

Bringing Positivity Back Into the Gaming Community

Today I read a disheartening IGN article -- it's all over the Internet on other sites, too -- that got me thinking. It talks about former BioWare developer Trent Oster stating that one likely reason behind Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka leaving BioWare and the video game industry may well have been the negative fan reactions… Continue reading Bringing Positivity Back Into the Gaming Community