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Monthly Archives: May 2017

image 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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image When a game teaches you freestyle rap: the story of Vers

We’ve asked the question “Do Black People Play Board Games?” before. Here’s one example of what can happen when a black person makes one. (It’s technically a card game, but whatever.) More…

image Playing at your own arcade: a story of Expedition Ataahk

Owning an arcade cabinet was the stuff of legend for many kids growing up in the ’80s and ’90s. Many of those dreams faded with the decreased popularity of arcades around the country. Now, with more accessible game creation tools, some creators’ thoughts turn to making arcade cabinets again. More…