Posts Tagged: tropes

Revisiting the “Tropes vs. Women” Series, Videos 2 & 3

In all honesty I find Tropes vs. Women in Videogames to be an entirely depressing series of videos to watch, write, and generally think about. This is not, however, related to the videos themselves but instead the issues they highlight and the more vocal and malignant responses. Of course, not all of the retorts which… Read more »

#GABhangsout 2: Hangout of Horrors!

  We got together with some awesome people to talk about horror games and their terrifying problem with tropes! Table of Contents 0:00:35 Introductions 0:06:21 What Makes a Horror Game? 0:14:05 Good Horror 0:18:45 The Asylum Game Jam 0:24:16 Negative Troupes/Cliques 0:35:03 Passive Horror 0:43:32 Negative Troupes 2 (Disability-shaming boogaloo) 0:45:47 Actual Warfare 0:47:05 Mental Illness in gaming as subject matter? 0:54:42 Writing needs Variety… Read more »