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Tag Archives: Kotaku
Patricia Hernandez has an in-depth article on Kotaku today examining iBeg, a game that seeks to raise awareness about homelessness, and the broader challenges facing games for change in general. She begins by looking at iBeg’s Kickstarter campaign and describing … Continue reading
Earlier today, Kate Cox at Kotaku broke the story of a former Stardock employee suing the company’s CEO, Brad Wardell, for sexual harassment. Last month, Stardock filed a lawsuit against the former employee, Alexandra Miseta, for allegedly deleting marketing materials … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Anna Anthropy: Anna Anthropy is a white transwoman, game designer, critic and sadist, a classic dyke in the “Elizabeth Bathory” mode. Did you know her first book is coming out in March? Now you do, … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_7759" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Screenshot from Analogue: A Hate Story"][/caption] Three things that may be of interest to Border House readers: Firstly, Christine Love’s latest game, Analogue: A Hate Story is now available here! You may recall that her last … Continue reading
Readers, as part of an ongoing conversation with the editorship at Kotaku, author Mattie Brice has a guest post there today about why Kotaku is unwelcoming to marginalized gamers. There is only a wrong way to go about this. So … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_6720" align="aligncenter" width="514" caption="Feminist Bingo. For full text, click through."][/caption] Geek Feminism has posted a Sexism in Games bingo card made by @fireholly99 that is a must read. I will definitely be saving this one to whip out in the future! … Continue reading
There have been a lot of good posts and discussions relevant to The Border House this week, but here are three that I read that all deal with female characters and how they are treated by the games they are … Continue reading