‘Tales From the Borderlands’ Knows the True Meaning of Masculinity | Playboy

I was struck, during a conversation I had at Indiecade, that the depictions of masculinity in videogames are just as stagnant as they are for women. There’s a hypermasculinity that … Continue reading ‘Tales From the Borderlands’ Knows the True Meaning of Masculinity | Playboy

What a children’s show can teach us about sex and healthy relationships – Polygon

I’m especially proud of the way this piece turned out. My love for “Steven Universe” is only heightened by the fact that it’s so mature AND how mentioning that makes … Continue reading What a children’s show can teach us about sex and healthy relationships – Polygon

Trolling female gamers in the name of satire isn’t funny—it’s abusive – The Daily Dot

My first piece for The Daily Dot is now online! I wrote about the latest rage-inspiring topic in the Gamergate saga, which occurred when (sigh) a guy decided he was going … Continue reading Trolling female gamers in the name of satire isn’t funny—it’s abusive – The Daily Dot

Why a Woman Should Host The Daily Show – Paste Magazine

In a slight (but fortunate) departure from my usual games writing, I wrote a piece for Paste Comedy about the state of women in comedy and why a woman should … Continue reading Why a Woman Should Host The Daily Show – Paste Magazine

Twine games show the best choice is often the one that doesn’t exist – Polygon

So yeah here’s another piece I wrote on choice in games. Inadvertently, I’m interested in this topic so go figure. In this piece in Polygon, I wrote about how Twine … Continue reading Twine games show the best choice is often the one that doesn’t exist – Polygon

The Greatest AI: Deconstruction of Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinite – Gameranx

You have been tasked to get a girl from Columbia. “Get us the girl and wipe away the debt,” they said. You think to yourself: “his is like that time … Continue reading The Greatest AI: Deconstruction of Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinite – Gameranx