This Started Out as a Post About GamerGate

This started out as a post about GamerGate. (If you haven’t heard about GamerGate, just Google it.) I don’t have anything new to add to the “Which side is right?” or “What is GamerGate really about?” debates. My thoughts go elsewhere… A child points to a green bowl and says it’s red. He’s adamant about … Continue reading This Started Out as a Post About GamerGate

Conversations With an 11-Year-Old Gamer…

Or, The Gamification of Games??? My brothers-in-law were visiting recently – ages 14 and 11 – and we play and discuss videogames a lot together. A few years ago I even broke down the difference between first-party and third-party developers with them. So anyway, the 11-year-old recently acquired an iPod Touch which he uses primarily - maybe exclusively - … Continue reading Conversations With an 11-Year-Old Gamer…