RPG tie-in novels are an underappreciated genre.
In the best tradition of brecht, a RPG can comment itself.
In his paper ”The Self-Reflexive Tabletop Role-Playing Game”, Evan Torner …
Is there a need for cosmic horror when Trump is the President?
Despite the explicit rules and limits, group sex is closer to play than a game.
Playing a shooter on a smartphone feels like all thumbs.
Cold, hunger, depression and fatigue are the only resources you don’t lack in This War of Mine
Fandom studies and Game studies have a lot to learn from one another
Jonne Arjoranta’s paper “What does it mean to be Orlanthi? Hermeneutic Challenge in King of Dragon Pass” examines the game …
Rules lawyering as an expression of masculinity.
In Darkest Dungeon, you direct a party of four adventurers onwards through the dungeon in the dwindling light of their …
Larping upstairs and downstairs in an English manor.
Warbands skirmish in a ruined city, Mordheim is a hard town to kill.
In the article “Tabletop Role-Playing Games, the Modern Fantastic, and Analog ‘Realized’ Worlds”, first published in the 2016 “Role Playing …
Starfinder serves up high fantasy adventure in the stars. #starfinder #review #rpg
The Nordic larp conference turned 20. This is how it was.
Legend of Grimrock is old school. The kind where bullying is encouraged.
Curse of Strahd as an exploration of trauma and abuse.
Edu-larps may be just the thing for making German Studies more hands-on.
Marvel Avengers Academy is a peculiarly addictive little mobile toy.
Drinking games have been long overlooked in the field of game studies, despite what their study has to offer.