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Two collaborative physical/digital hybrid projects

Along with the time I’m spending finishing off DomPam2, I’ve also been working on a couple of games with my good friend, fellow Concordia PhD student, and now-frequent collaborator, Jess Marcotte. The first game is The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter, … Continue reading

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CHESS FOR MEN: a game for Pippin Barr

This past semester, I took a class in Player Studies, where one of the assignments was to study one particular player and then design a game specifically for them. When I was given this assignment, I thought it would be … Continue reading

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DomPam2: Art, politics, and Brecht

I’ve been wanting to write a post about Brechtian influences on DomPam2 for a while now, but with trying to wrap up course work this semester and dealing with other life things, it’s been hard to focus on things that … Continue reading

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New game: OPPRESSION OLYMPICS 2K16

Last weekend, I participated in GAMERella, a game jam for women, gender-nonconforming folks, people of colour, and any others who feel like they haven’t had a chance to make a game, hosted at TAG. I teamed up once again with … Continue reading

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DomPam2: Games are not for everyone

I feel like there’s a misconception among well-intentioned games people that to promote diversity in games, the goal ought to be to make a game that everyone can enjoy. While it’s a goal that sounds nice in theory, in practice, … Continue reading

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DomPam2: Letting the cat out of the bag…

So, I’ve leaked a few teasers here and there, but in case you weren’t aware of them: yes, I am indeed officially working on the sequel to Dominique Pamplemousse in “It’s All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!” — which … Continue reading

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GISHWHES 2016 (in which Squinky makes a bunch of silly art things because scavenger hunt)

This past week, I participated in GISHWHES, AKA the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen. Below are some items I worked on that I’m particularly proud of, all of which were done in collaboration with Jess Marcotte … Continue reading

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