Comfort Games

Comfort Games

After working a long day, when I'm mentally spent, without the capacity to read or write or watch any of the million backlogged entries in my Netflix queue, my preferred method for unwinding has long been to put on an album that I love and plow through some comfort gaming. I'm all here for new [...]

Choose Your Character

Choose Your Character

Simone de Rochefort's wonderful essay about playing Stardew Valley as Ernest Hemingway offers exactly the type of unique insight that makes me love reading video game criticism while also offering exactly the type of weird cross-genre mashup that I often attempt. (I also fall squarely into the overlapping portion of the Venn diagram of people [...]