Reading/Playing List

This is a list of things that I like. The first section is games criticism, the second is comics work, and the third is made up of games that I’ve enjoyed.

If you have any suggestions, just leave a comment. If any links go dead, let me know and I will remove them.

The list will be populated over time, always a work in progress, so please don’t think that it is definitive at any moment in time. If something isn’t here, suggest it to me.



Anthropy, Anna – Rise of the Videogame Zinesters [1]
Crogan, Patrick – Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture [1]
Dyer-Witheford, Nick and Greig de Peuter – Games of Empire [1]

Alexander, Leigh and Kirk Hamilton – “The Final Fantasy VII Letters
Bartlett, Marigold and Sam Crisp – “How To Destroy Everything
Bioware Design Team – “Planescape: Torment Design Document
Bissell and Ferrari – “On Videogames Criticism
Brainy Gamer – “The ‘Smart Game’ Catalog
Database of Game Creation Tools
design3 – “Tommy Refenes Interview
Foucault, Michel – “Of Other Spaces, Heterotopias
Hideo Kojima Interview @ The Guardian w/ Simon Parkin (part 1 / part 2)
Jayemanne, Darshana – “How To Do Things With Images
Jayemanne, Darshana – “Generations and Game Localization
Kierkegaard, Alex –  “The Myth of Independence
Klastrup, Lisbeth – “The Worldness of Everquest
kopas, merritt – “interview with Patricia Hernandez
Lake, David – “Meditations on First Gaming Philosophy
Moss, Richard – “The Perils, Challenges, and Uncertainty of Preserving Games
NYU Game Center – “Lecture Series (lots o’ people talking about games)
Owens, Mark – “Avatar Machine
Packwood, Damon – “Alan Wake
Rodgers, Jack Patrick – “Remembering the Orphan: Final Fantasy VIII
Thaemlitz, Terre – “Becoming Minority
We Make Money Not Art – “Animal Superpowers” and here
Yang, Robert – “The unportalable: games as paratexts and products
Yang, Robert – “Press F To Intervene: A Brief History of the Use Key Genre
Zacny, Rob – “Death March: The Long, Tortured Journey of Homefront




Brothers, David – “Gamble a Stamp: On Flex Mentallo
Carter, Lynda – “Wonder Woman Can Save the World
Clowes, Daniel – “Interviewed by Keith Phipps @ The A.V. Club
Lamb, Marguerite – “Who Was Wonder Woman 1?
Marionette – “Wonder Woman’s Pal Gloria Steinem
Robbins, Trina – “Wonder Woman: Lesbian or Dyke?
Steinem, Gloria – “Wonder Woman” [1]
Ware, Chris – “Interview with Fear No Art” [1]



Gravity Dog
Goes To Japan
Space Wrestler
Steel Novella 2083
Yeti Hunter

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