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Intelligame’s grown quickly over the past few months, and it can be hard to keep track of it all. Subscribe to our free, weekly Intelligame Recap newsletter, we’ll help keep track of it for you.  More…

Let’s Intelliplay: ABZÛ and Emily is Away from 5p-9p PST

Our next edition of Let’s Intelliplay is more peaceful and cerebral than last week. Let’s explore the underwater depths in ABZÛ, and revisit the era of AOL Instant Messenger in Emily is Away.

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Meatballs, Sea Shanties, Demons: A Chat with Lucy Bellwood

Today we talk with Lucy Bellwood, a Portland-based Adventure Cartoonist on Intelligame Radio. A full-time illustrator, Lucy talks about how games provided her a gateway into art, battling personal demons, and boats in games. More…

LIVE: Let’s Intelliplay – Cole Phelps’ Early Retirement

The moment’s arrived, folks: this week’s edition of Let’s Intelliplay! We’re playing Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire for the last time for Let’s Intelliplay. 

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Let’s Intelliplay: Why we’re wrapping L.A. Noire

If a game feels inherently problematic, is it best to move on from it to another game, or finish it and call out its flaws? We’re voting the former this time. More…

Happy Fourth of July, Intelligamers.

This Fourth of July provides a chance to appreciate friends, family, and good memories for a moment, even with the current political climate. More…

Destiny is less “Become Legend” and more “Make Myths”

With Destiny 2 on the way, FreezeRay Poetry Editor Mikkel Snyder thinks back on his time with Destiny 1. Starting off as a hobby, the game’s allowed him to make his own myths, along with some of his closest friends. More…

Heads-Up: Continuing through L.A. Noire, Live on Twitch 7/2 1p PST

Though we’ve only made a couple mentions of it here on the website, Intelligame is building a live stream presence out there in the world. Our Twitch channel, www.twitch.tv/letsintelligame, hosts Let’s Intelliplay every Thursday from 5p-9p Pacific. Today though, to try and catch up from missing a couple days while traveling, we’re doing a bonus stream. You can come hang out with us starting at 1p Pacific as we tackle the seedy, problematic world of L.A. Noire together.

NOTE: This is an M-rated game, with violence, sexual assault, and other mature themes. Viewer discretion advised. More…

Super Smash Bros. on a tabletop: Tiny Swords SMAAASH!

Brian Wolf bathes the Tiny Swords universe in baby blues and pinks. It’s a style that sticks out against the darker, edgier styles that many strategy board games take. Folks looking at the box might not expect the strategic depth…but maybe that’s part of the point.

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Discussing “The Cat in the Hijab” after the Portland MAX stabbings.

Games can give us lenses to better understand the world through. Sometimes reality steps in to show us just how blurry those lenses are.
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