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    January 23rd

    Welcome back, readers. Some great writing this week–worth, as always, fending off the ever-encroaching brain fog...

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    December 2021

    Hello readers, December is traditionally a good month for “festivities” but a slow month for “discourse”,...

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    January 16th

    Welcome back, readers. I’m tired. There’s a point to that remark. Which is to say: I...

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    January 9th

    Welcome back, readers. I haven’t got much in the way of updates today, but before we...

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    January 2nd

    Welcome back, readers, and welcome to 2022. If you haven’t seen it already, Kris and Zoyander...

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    This Year in Videogame Blogging: 2021

    An entire epoch of games criticism has come and gone in the time since this site...

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    December 19th

    Welcome back, readers. Connor’s back at it with another bursting TMIVGV. Give it a look if...

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    November 2021

    Hello readers, Yes, that time of the month has arbitrarily arrived: videodiscourserounduptime. For the final time...

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    December 12th

    Welcome back, readers. You’ll never believe what happened to me today, reader, for this issue to...

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    Now Accepting Submissions for TYIVGB 2021

    None can resist the unrelenting march of time. Our political world may feel like a torturous...

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    December 5th

    Welcome back, readers. It’s a good month, I think, when the first roundup of the month...

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    November 28th

    Welcome back, readers. This week I’m running a pared-down issue in a nonstandard format, as I...

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    November 21st

    Welcome back, readers. New Keywords this week! Our latest episode’s guest is Felan Parker. Check it...

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    Felan Parker | Keywords in Play, Episode 16

    Download “Keywords in Play” is an interview series about game research supported by Critical Distance and...

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    November 14th

    Welcome back, readers. Before we delve into this week’s textual selection of critical offerings, Connor has...

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    October 2021

    Hello readers, Another month has passed on the Gregorian calendar, sending with it another 31 days...

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    November 7th

    Welcome back, readers. Today we bring you, as always, a varied and veritable selection of cool...

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    October 31st

    Happy Halloween, readers. I find myself coming up short for stunning witicisms to introduce this issue...

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    October 24th

    Welcome back, readers. New TMIVGV this week! Check out some of the goodest and coolest video...

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    September 2021

    Hello readers, In September, Grace Lee dropped an interesting piece titled What Isn’t a Video Essay?...

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    October 17th

    Welcome back, readers. New Keywords! This week’s guest is games academic, legal scholar, and loot box...

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    Leon Xiao | Keywords in Play, Episode 15

    Download “Keywords in Play” is an interview series about game research supported by Critical Distance and...

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    October 10th

    Welcome back, readers. Not much doing around the site to discuss this week, so we’ll get...

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    October 3rd

    Welcome back, readers. Hey! Connor’s back with a new TMIVGV, and this issue’s positively packed. Check...

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    August 2021

    Hello readers, Welcome to a rather delayed August vod roundup. It’s still a bit frosty here...

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    September 26th

    Welcome back, readers. Videogames? Videogames. I’ve looked up from a packed-but-gratifying semester of teaching queer Twine...

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    September 19th

    Welcome back, readers. We’re running a shorter issue this week, albeit one that ended up being...

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    Adrienne Shaw | Keywords in Play, Episode 14

    Download “Keywords in Play” is an interview series about game research supported by Critical Distance and...

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    September 12th

    Welcome back, readers. The past and future feature heavily in this week’s issue as writers re-evaluate...

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    September 5th

    Welcome back, readers. There’s a lot of discourse this week on art–the value it creates (or...

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    August 29th

    Welcome back, readers. Before we get going, I’d just like to bring your attention to Connor’s...

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    July 2021

    Hello there, readers. Yes, I’ve returned to bring you a fresh collection of videos about videogames...

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    August 22nd

    Welcome back, readers. It’s another quiet week around the site in a distinctly unquiet world. If...

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    August 15th

    Welcome back, readers. We return this week, as always, with another issue of timely, valuable, offbeat,...

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    August 8th

    Welcome back, readers. Things remain a little quieter this week in the back half of summer,...

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    August 1st

    Welcome back, readers. I don’t have any major site updates to share this week, but if...

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    July 25th

    Welcome back, readers. If you read us regularly, you’re probably now familiar with reports of the...

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    June 2021

    Welcome back, readers. Hello from Australia, where most of the country is back in lockdown. How...

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    July 18th

    Welcome back, readers. With a number of sites entering the slow summer post-E3 period or taking...

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    July 11th

    Welcome back, readers. And thanks for waiting. A little later this time around, but also a...

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    July 4th

    Welcome back, readers. At the time of this issue’s publication, you have a few hours (about...

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    May 2021

    Welcome back, readers. Gosh, this is a very late video-content roundup. It’s been one of those...

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    June 27th

    Welcome back, readers. This week we’re plugging the Queer Games Bundle over on Itch, which brings...

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    June 20th

    Welcome back, readers. If you happen to be looking for cool indie games to buy this...

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    Queer Games Criticism in 2021 (so Far)

    Welcome back gaymers! Pride Month is a year-round affair here at Critical Distance–the same goes for...

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    June 13th

    Welcome back, readers. For this issue, the cool thing I want to plug first is the...

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    Alenda Y. Chang | Keywords in Play, Episode 13

    Download “Keywords in Play” is an interview series about game research supported by Critical Distance and...

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    June 6th

    Welcome back, readers. Remember that bundle on Itch we mentioned last week, with the proceeds going...

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    May 30th

    Welcome back, readers. There’s a big bundle of games, art, and other work being put together...

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    May 23rd

    Welcome back, readers. Last week, I very briefly used the official Critical Distance Twitter account to...