Co-Op Recap: Problematic Games (with Sara Ferret and Ajuawak Kapashesit)

Our Co-op Recap episodes feature one or more guests to discuss the topic of that month’s Co-Op Talk group discussion at Glitch HQ.

The next Co-Op Talk is on “Mastering Games” and takes place on April 20th, 2017. Details will appear here: glitch.mn/project/co-op-talk.

On this Co-Op Recap episode, we welcome musician and 3D artist Sara Ferret along with game designer Ajuawak Kapashesit to talk about March’s Glitch Co-Op Talk topic, Problematic Games.

[Additional material]
“7 Ridiculously Sexualized Moments in the Metal Gear Solid Games” – Dorkly
“Assassin’s Creed and the straight-white-male default” – How Manly
“Your fave is problematic: Mass Effect” – Mostly About Important Things
“Trekkie Feminist analyzes how boldly “Star Trek” actually went” – The Daily Dot
“The Division – Problematic Meaning in Mechanics” – Extra Credits
Feminist Frequency on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
“Tomb Raider 3 & Loving Problematic Media” – FemHype
“How to be a fan of problematic things” – Social Justice League

Co-Op Recap – Transmedia (with Lane Davis and Felix Foster)

Our Co-op Recap episodes feature one or more guests to discuss the topic of that month’s Co-Op Talk group discussion at Glitch HQ.

On this Co-Op Recap episode, we welcome developer Lane Davis and writer Felix Foster, who were the co-facilitators of the Glitch Co-Op Talk about Transmedia and Intellectual Property.

Also, friend of the show Adia Alderson returns to fill in for Martha, who we all missed very dearly, but you wouldn’t know it by how lively our conversation was. We really get into it!

Lane and Felix, commanding the room.

Felix on Twitter: @Felixxx244
Lane on the web: escapeindustries.net

[Mentioned in the episode]
I Have No Mouth but I Must Scream
Zelda CYOA books
Why Are There No Good Video Game Movies? – Extra Credits
Mortal Kombat chess
Mortal Kombat Tetris
Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy

[Additional material]
http://www.awn.com/animationworld/how-transmedia-made-lego-most-powerful-brand-world
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnP2boSC-FM
https://comic.playoverwatch.com/en-us/tracer-reflections

 

Co-Op Recap – Interactive Fiction (with Adia Alderson)

Our Co-op Recap episodes feature one or more guests to discuss the topic of that month’s Co-Op Talk group discussion at Glitch HQ. The next Co-Op Talk is currently scheduled for January 26th, 2017. It would be nice to see you there!

We’re smiling because we haven’t started playing Overcooked yet.

Our first Co-Op Recap episode features writer and developer Adia Alderson to discuss all things Interactive Fiction!

Interactive Fiction – Wikipedia

[Tools]
Ink Scripting Language
ChoiceScript
Twine
Inform

[Discussion]
Writing Ages in Myst – Wikia
The Lost Pig
Strong Bad – Thy Dungeonman
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy game
Hitchhiker’s Guide To Douglas Adams’ Secret Gaming Passion – Game Informer Podcast
Interactive Fiction Database
GDC Talk “Ink: The Narrative Scripting Language”

[Outro]
Glitch Event: Story Forge
Aida Alderson on Twitter – @Adia_Ald