MyIGN: A Gaming Community

A community is a group of people who share a common interest in a particular topic or hobby. A successful community is one in which its members share not only a common interest but also a mutual commitment to one another, a comradery or fellowship of sorts that thrives on the interactions between individuals, and … Continue reading MyIGN: A Gaming Community

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The Importance of Player Agency

Agency (noun): the capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power. When we talk about the greatest games of all time, we often only talk about the games that were in one sense or another “innovative,” games that did things that have never been done before, thing that were unique or interesting, thats … Continue reading The Importance of Player Agency

Women in Tech is an Exposure Problem

Earlier this month, an internal memo authored by a (now former) Google employee went viral, coming under intense scrutiny by people both inside the company and out. The document, in which the author attempts to rationalize the disparity of representation between men and women in the technology field (i.e. the gender gap), attributes the issue … Continue reading Women in Tech is an Exposure Problem