Stream Schedule | Week of May 24th, 2020
This week we highlight a range of games and events, including the very first Wholesome Direct! We’ll also discuss the socialist-infused beat-’em-up Tonight We Riot and the conversation card game Signs of the Sojourner.
Our Contributors Share The Games that Impacted Them in 2019
Today, we focus on impactful games chosen in 2019 by contributors and moderators from the Intelligame community, both past and present.
We need more spaces like Game Devs of Color Expo.
By centering on creators of color, events like Game Devs of Color Expo provide a needed breath of fresh air in the game space.
Dealing with Mediocrity – Magic: The Gathering Edition
There’s no reason I should have expected to win my first Magic duels in over a decade. Still, losing at the War of the Spark pre-release taught me plenty about myself.
Learning from Aging in Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption
Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption changes the action-RPG formula by making you weaker as you progress in-game, a game mechanic that creates a great opportunity to reflect on the process of aging.
We’re in this together.
I didn’t expect to get my weekly philosophy lesson from a game of Tetris…let nobody tell you that 2018 can’t also bring with it good surprises.
Believe Our Voices are Powerful
The Corruption/Drama of the Day makes it really easy to think, “Eh, what does my writing matter? The world’s burning, I don’t know how this does something about it.” But the reality of the matter is that our voices count for something, perhaps more than…
The Choice Quantic Dream Did NOT Pick in Detroit: Become Human
Detroit: Become Human feels like “enough” in many ways. But despite the impressively branching narrative and beautiful motion capture, the game rings hollow. A lack of diverse creators involved in the project seems to keep the game’s narrative from moving beyond tropes and “Resistance 101.”
How PAX East 2018 Got Inclusion Right
Attending events alone can invoke that dreaded feeling of FOMO – Fear of Missing Out. With the Penny Arcade Expo West (PAX West) recently announced and selling out, my experience of PAX East 2018 has been on my mind. How did the general vibe and…
I’m excited for Monster Hunter World because my friends are. That’s okay.
I’ve been excited about Monster Hunter World for weeks now, but it’s not because I have an attachment to the franchise. I’m looking forward to the chance to band together with friends and tackle problems together.