5 Overlaps Between Platform Studies and Games Studies

Checking out the Queerness and Games Conference (QGcon), hosted by Concordia with the involvement of the Technoculture, Arts and Games (TAG) lab and international organizers, has got me thinking! One of the reasons I wanted to attend the conference is that a number of students have approached me for advice about researching topics that bringContinue reading “5 Overlaps Between Platform Studies and Games Studies”

Thoughts from the Bus: Apps that Make me Sweat

As the biting cold of January settles in, it’s become apparent that I’ll be continuing to take the bus on what seems like my ever-lengthening commute to and from work. This is in part due to my inability (read: shyness) to coordinate a carpool, the guilt for which I’ve repressed into bitterness toward our highlyContinue reading “Thoughts from the Bus: Apps that Make me Sweat”

Positive Brainwashing

¬†(Image from here) In the work world, the one filled with grey cubicle farms, there can be a lot of need for motivation. I’ve been delving into the cheesy side of motivational resources lately, considering doing things like listening to upbeat music¬†and putting up posters of people who’s abs I want (these, of course, wouldContinue reading “Positive Brainwashing”