Yay Friday! Yay November! Yay Gamer Week!
No Man’s Sky : We are waiting on this game release with bated breath and twitchy fingers. This science fiction game set in an infinitely procedurally generated galaxy is unlike anything we’ve seen before.
SXSW’s Gamergate Fiasco : South by Southwest cancelled a panel on online harassment… due to harassment. Ugh, Gamergate.
How game design can reduce stereotypes & social biases : “Participants who played just one round of Awkward Moment matched a woman with the “scientist” job title 58 percent of the time.” How can we get the group named above to play this game?
10 Gateway Boardgames for Converting Non-Gamers : Ooo lots of good ones here. Anyone up for a round of Pandemic?
After 40 Years, Dungeons & Dragons Still Brings Players To The Table : An interview with the author of the new Gary Gygax biography, co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons and original Dungeon Master.
Why Does Hollywood Keep Making Video Game Movies? : Why, indeed.