This episode of the Intelligame Podcast focuses on the different ways we represent ourselves and others. Highlighting developers present at both Game Devs of Color Expo 2017 and PixelPop 2018, we dive into the ways representation affects us and our world.
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.”
The channel of a million followers begins with a single step…those likely weren’t the original words, but the point still stands. Josh talks upcoming events and starting small communities in this episode of Intelligame Radio.
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 environment feel to an introvert such as myself?
The “hype train” is full steam ahead with Avengers: Infinity War. We see it take off in gaming all the time; should we board it? Avoid it? Friday’s Intelligame Radio discusses the impact of hype, then discusses how a bad name can leave a bad taste on an esports event.
Dating sims are experiencing a resurgence, and tonight we’re delving into a couple new ones. Join us at 8:00p Pacific on Twitch as PeachyAenne, writer for the upcoming game Arcade Spirits, joins the stream for a demo. After that, Josh and Aenne check out the newly-released Monster Prom. More…
A new board game on Kickstarter remixes chess by blending in elements of collectible card games like Magic: The Gathering. It feels both new and familiar, though it likely won’t convert people who don’t like chess or gritty, Lord of the Rings-style fantasy.
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.