As great as Simulators have been for my obsessive special interest fixations, their pricing model is a risk waiting to happen.
In Marvel’s Avengers, there are a few scenes where non verbal subtext is made explicit in the game’s subtitles. While not for everyone, i found these moments incredibly helpful, and would love to see more of them.
As a person who thrives on predictable routine and structure, the last six weeks for me have been pretty rough. I’m an adult living with Aspergers Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder, rigidly obeying self isolation due to the UK’s Coronavirus lockdown. I’m perhaps better off than many, I’m […]
As an adult living with an autism spectrum condition, largely affecting my sensory processing abilities, there are certain aspects of visiting a cinema that always hinder my experience no matter what I do. Bright green neon emergency exit signs always exist in my peripheral vision, I cannot guarantee […]
As a person on the Autism spectrum, I often struggle a lot with social events with strangers outside my home. Crowds, clashing sources of sensory information, unclear social rules, and people I know nothing about all add up to create situations I find really overwhelming and difficult. The […]
So, let’s just address the elephant in the room; 2020 has been a weird year for everyone, and it’s not going to stop being weird for a while yet. We’ve been in and out of lockdowns, people have been shuffled back and forth between physical and remote work, […]
This article was originally published March 2019. Sometimes, what makes a game interesting is how complex mechanics work together, or a detailed and surprising world, or some sort of well-judged progression system. But sometimes it’s as simple as the idea behind it. A single human experience expressed in […]
Every year in November, when Transgender Day of Remembrance rolls around, I find myself unsure quite how to feel. The day has meant a great many things to me over the past decade, each important in their own contradictory ways, and any attempt to settle on a single […]
Ever since I was a child, the Pokémon series of games have been a huge part of my life. As a kid, obsessively memorizing stats while the franchise was super popular helped me to make friends, giving me a safety topic to fall back on. When Pokémon Go […]
Over the past year or so, most notably in the months since HBomberGuy’s hugely successful trans fundraising charity livestream back in January 2019, I’ve noticed a steadily growing trend in the way visible people vocalise support for trans people on social media and other online spaces. I am […]