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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.

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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 ever. More…

New Video Premiere, then IntelliFarming with Friends | Let’s Intelliplay

We’re just a few days before the whirlwind of TwitchCon, so we’re doing something special for tomorrow’s livestream! Join us as we debut a new YouTube video, then play some Stardew Valley multiplayer together for the first time. 10/24, 6p Pacific at twitch.tv/intelligameus. More…

TwitchCon 2018: Now Featuring Intelligame Panels

TwitchCon 2018 features special Intelligame content! Site founder Josh Boykin will moderate two panels about working in games and having real-world discussions on stream, and he’s bringing some fantastic panelists. More…

So Many Ways to “Represent” in The Intelligame Podcast

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.


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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.”


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Make that small community! | Intelligame Radio

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. More…

Let’s Play as More Families in Video Games

We have plenty of opportunities in games to venture off and conquer unknown lands…but we frequently have to leave our homes and families to do so. Do we always need to abandon home to quest and grow? More…

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 environment feel to an introvert such as myself?

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Can/Should you Stop the Hype Train?

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.

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