It is my great pleasure to present the full and uncut version of "For the Digital Green Fields of Aldamar".
Garwulf's Corner returns to The Escapist with a discussion of gender-flipping characters and movies.
Emails from the Edge IV, or The Continuing Insane Refusal to Use "Forum Posts from the Edge"
It is an odd thing that video games - a medium that entirely consists of simulation - have so much difficulty doing justice to the one constant in life: Death.
If the Hugos are such a niche matter today, why did a culture war happen? And why was it presented as a battle for the soul of science fiction?
I believe that the marketplace of ideas is not truly lost, and we can have it all back. All we have to do is to step away from the echo chambers and keep reaching for it.
Taking a second look at harassment in video gaming.
I don't think I can put it off any longer - it's time to go down the rabbit hole.
For those who somehow managed to miss the news, the fourth Doom game is coming out this year. I can
Happy New Year, my dear readers. Now, it's time to start 2016 by talking about how video games are dying... well, some of them, at least.
It's Garwulf's Corner number 21, which means it is time for the third installment of Emails from the Edge.
I want to be absolutely clear on this:
I am still not Harlan Ellison.
It's called values dissonance, the concept of writing in a way that is true to the time and the characters, not the way things are now. And the process isn't always easy.
Loading ready Run will be kicking off its ninth annual play session of Desert Bus for charity this Saturday, and you really need to watch and give.
It was fifteen years ago today that it happened - the first installment of Garwulf's Corner went live on Diabloii.net. I got the honour of becoming one of the first video games issues columnists in the English language.