August and Everything After: An Actual Discussion on Ethics and Gamers

Episode 99: August and Everything After: An Actual Discussion on Ethics and Gamers (Right click and save as to download, or hit us up on iTunes or Stitcher)

This week, Alex, Alisha, and Sam talked GamerGate, the continuing, shifting mass that continues to dominate so much of the discussion of culture around gaming trends and communities.

It went exactly as you’d expect.

Linknotes:

Destiny news; Mortal Kombat news

The cheesecake of diversity (thanks, @maxxiebytes)

This video “argument” full of “facts” from Sargon of Akkad on academic gamers

Obviously, our fresh new Patreon

Books mentioned:

This is Not a Sky, Jessica Piazza, Oh My Darling, Cate O’Toole, Patient, Bettina Judd (all Black Lawrence Press)

ZZT, Anna Anthropy

Earthbound, Ken Baumann

Essays on Algorithmic Culture, Alexander R. Galloway

Glitched, Christa Charter

What We Played

Alisha:

Destiny

The Longest Journey

White Night

Neverwinter

Alex:

Neverwinter

Destiny

Child of Light

Rayman Legends

Don’t Starve Together

Sam:

Neverwinter

Pokémon X 

Destiny

Next episode is EPISODE 100. Get hyped!

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