The Pentagon’s professional military wargamers are in need of an infusion of younger and more diverse talent
H.G. Wells’s century-old wargaming rules kicked off the hobby and helped spawn everything from tabletop RPGs to big-budget video games.
Stone Librande has made a one-of-a-kind board game for his kids every Christmas for the last 17 years.
An archive collects the invaluable outsider “art” that a generation of gamers created in their parents’ basements. Wired magazine, October 2012
Curvy Roads! Multiplayer! SimCity Or Dwarf Fortress? You Decide
It used to be the last word in youth culture. Now MTV is more about reality shows than rock stars. Can a virtual world of…
The beloved sci-fi series Firefly plans its return as a massively multiplayer online game.
Think the Net has changed your life? Wait until it becomes an immersive 3D environment–and it will.
A post on a formative gaming experience, originally written for my now-defunct Walkerings blog.
A short piece on gonzo gamers of the “New Games Journalism,” for the Sunday arts section of The New York Times.