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Power Up! Indie Games: Deaf Game Reviews

Category: Alfea Donato, Columns, Issue 77, News

by Al Donato Susan Banks started her accessibility quest after dying 15 times. While playing the sci-fi shooter Destiny, she kept getting killed by the Hive at this one spot. Her assailants were a moon alien species — but the real enemy was bad captioning. Banks is Deaf, and didn’t hear a character yelling whenever […]

Power Up!: Purity & Decay

By Al Donato Who killed Merriam LaPensee? The question looms over Purity & Decay, a visual cyber-noir novel by Achimostawinan Games. But by asking one question, the game’s creators also ask another: What does an Indigenous future look like seven generations from now? Let’s get this out of the way: Noir, as a genre, is […]

Found on the Internet

  This weekend’s looking mighty fine, readers. Symposium AND Canzine? It’s like Nirvana broke into Valhalla and partied with Elysium. Total indie paradise imminent. Here are a few things we found on the internet that’ll tide you over until then. – This the greatest site. The internet is over, everybody go home. Fear Of […]

Found on the Internet

Before you give thanks for gobbling dead birds and mashed starches this Monday, check out some cool things we found online! Bell Park, Youth Detective – A murder in the Toronto Reference Library. Four suspects. And a kid sleuth probably, sort of, okay most definitely in over her head. This brilliant tongue-in-cheek crime noir was […]

Found on the Internet

Frippity fray, it’s Friday! We’re very proud of you for making it this far, readers. Congratulations on living as long as you have! Our undead readers on the other hand – urgh. Shame on you.  What do you even see in that necromancer? He’s a total flake. Cindy says she saw him raising the dead […]

Found on the Internet

Good night readers! This Friday’s internet roundup comes to you slightly later than usual. Blame it on how gosh darn busy a certain intern might be writing on a Static Zine entry, blame it on our torrid nocturnal liaisons with ghoulish gals and vampy vixens,  blame it on the a-a-a-a-a-alcohol – either way, we’re here […]

Found on the Internet

Programs to watch out for – Game Curious?

Broken Pencil at Queer Arcade

Broken Pencil at Kazoo Fest