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All posts by Josh Boykin

Exploring When Rivers Were Trails with the IntelligameClub

A Time When Rivers Were Trails

They say those who forget history are destined to repeat it. The speed of the modern news cycle makes it hard to remember what happened last week, much less decades or centuries ago. Games can be great for escapism, but they also can be great for passing on stories of the past. This month’s choice for IntelligameClub is When Rivers Were Trails, a game telling stories of the past and guiding thoughts of the future.

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We need more spaces like Game Devs of Color Expo.

By centering on creators of color, events like Game Devs of Color Expo provide a needed breath of fresh air in the game space.

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Intelligame Reads: Boss Fight Books’ Katamari Damacy

Diving head-long into the zany world of the Prince of all Cosmos, we’ll discuss the cult classic game with Boss Fight Books’ “Katamari Damacy.” Join us and author Laura E. Hall for Intelligame Book Club on August 12th, 2019.

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Dealing with Mediocrity – Magic: The Gathering Edition

There’s no reason I should have expected to win my first Magic duels in over a decade. Still, losing at the War of the Spark pre-release taught me plenty about myself.

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Intelligame Reads: What It’s Like to Write About Race and Games

For this month’s Intelligame Reads discussion we dive into Gita Jackson’s article about what it’s like writing about racial issues in gaming. Monday, April 4th, 2019 at 6p Pacific. More…

Rina Purdy is Making a Floating Wonderland

This Podcast Extra features an interview with Rina Purdy, a game developer willing to hitchhike from Canada to Texas to show off her game, Floating Wonderland. More…

Introducing: Queercade, hosted by EmilyMadly

Starting Monday, February 11th at 6p Pacific, we introduce a four-episode, bi-weekly series highlighting queer content and culture in gaming. More…

Welcome Back, IG Game Club: What Remains of Edith Finch

The return of an old favorite: IG Game Club. Join our discussion of narrative adventure What Remains of Edith Finch on January 29th, 2019 at 6p Pacific.  More…

Our first Intelligame Reads selection: Reality is Broken.

Let’s make 2019 the year we read together. Our first book club discussion: Jane McGonigal’s Reality is Broken on February 4th, 2019 at 6p Pacific.

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Learning from Aging in Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption

Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption changes the action-RPG formula by making you weaker as you progress in-game, a game mechanic that creates a great opportunity to reflect on the process of aging. More…