The 5 Best Games at This Year’s Boston Festival of Indie Games – Paste Magazine

Despite the loss of some big name studios, New England remains a hotbed for game development. My editor wasn’t sure about this but every year, I go to the Boston … Continue reading The 5 Best Games at This Year’s Boston Festival of Indie Games – Paste Magazine

Plague Inc. and Ebola: The Unsettling Realism of Epidemic Simulators – Paste Magazine

In another episode of “Carli is uncomfortable about a thing, here’s why,” I talk about Ebola. It’s not in the news so much anymore, but at the time I pitched … Continue reading Plague Inc. and Ebola: The Unsettling Realism of Epidemic Simulators – Paste Magazine

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

Silent Killer: Mental Illness and Videogames as Therapy – Paste Magazine

Hello y’all, In the wake of Depression Quest’s Steam release and my own recent struggles with mental illness I decided to interview a few people about the games they’ve made … Continue reading Silent Killer: Mental Illness and Videogames as Therapy – Paste Magazine

Simon Karlsson on the Papercraft of A Song for Viggo – Paste Magazine

In this article I interviewed Swedish developer SImon Karlsson, who is making a game entirely out of paper. I was very intrigued by the concept of making a game based … Continue reading Simon Karlsson on the Papercraft of A Song for Viggo – Paste Magazine

Games of Love: The Relationships of Mass Effect and Fire Emblem – Paste Magazine

This piece, without much introduction, is sort of a direct response to me not being able to romance Jack and Samara in Mass Effect 2. I’m still a little upset … Continue reading Games of Love: The Relationships of Mass Effect and Fire Emblem – Paste Magazine

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review – Paste Magazine

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review – Paste Magazine I’m not going to say much here, but this is a must play just based on aesthetics, let alone the emotional … Continue reading Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review – Paste Magazine