We can’t turn back now – not after we’ve gotten this far. I stood up, making some final adjustments to my tunic, brushing off dirt and filth off the front of my chest. My trusted friends – those I had chosen to band together with on this perilous journey, picked themselves up as well and… Read More Looking at Death as a Kid
I’m nervous, not sure if he could tell. Our gaze momentarily met, and his dark brown eyes peered unto mine. We were both transfixed as time paused briefly. For the two of us, it was more than enough to communicate. His eyes darted away shyly, and reflexively so did mine; only to come back for… Read More Teachers, students, education and Video Gaming.
“Hey, I’ve got an error message!” That dreaded announcement came roaring over from the other end of the floor. A man in his early 40s peeked past the divider that separates the departments in their workplace, his eyes wide open with a clear sense of hopelessness as he surveyed the floor for any of the… Read More Old(er) People and their fear of Technology
—- A slight breeze ruffles through my hair as I prepared my descent into the unknown beyond. It caressed my already disheveled hair as I turned to face it’s origin, causing braids of hair strewn together by a mixture of blood and sweat to flutter about, rearranging themselves atop my head. But nothing ever changes… Read More Tolerating Video Games
Hey handsome. Yes you. I want you to be a gamer girl. … Wait what? A true gamer girl must be able to delve into the deepest, most obscure part of the cyberworld and feast her brains with information that only the veterans of any fanbase would dare claim knowing. You’ve got to name at… Read More Be a Gamer Girl
——————- Colleague: Hey! Have you seen the new trailer for this game? I saw it on T.V last night – it looks amazing! Me: Oh that?! Of course I have! Its procedural generation features is simply just off the charts!. Colleague: It certainly looks very promising – it *insert arbitrary positive comment of the game.*… Read More “Gamer”
In this day and age, developers and publishers know better than to create characters that seemingly degenerate females in the slightest possible way. Do so and prepare to face a fierce horde, rallying behind the notions of “Equality” and various similar strands of moral fiber. Because of this, corporate companies have taken note of the… Read More Designing good (Female) characters