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Dousing the Flames: Five Ways to Cope With Trolls

Editor’s Note: This piece was first published on The Next, a student-run media blog by UW Bothell. Online harassment is an issue in many online communities—games are no exception. For...Read More

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8 Movies That Should Be Video Games

These are eight of our favorite movies that we wish were video games—unusual video games, that is. It’s easy to take Westerns and war films and make them into typical...Read More

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4 Geeky Valentines for You to Share with the Gamers in Your Life!

Looking for some Valentines with a more personal touch? These are some great cards for the gamers in your life, whether they be young, old, family members, significant others, or...Read More

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7 Reasons To Get Grandma and Grandpa Gaming

At Geek Girl Con 2013 in Seattle, I and my fellow Pixelkindred had the pleasure of attending “The Family Who Games Together: Gaming With Your Kids…AND Your Parents.” And what an inspiring session it...Read More

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Want Control Over Your Dreams? Try Gaming.

Have you ever realized you were dreaming while you were dreaming? If so, you’ve had a lucid dream. Well, if you liked the experience, or if you’re interested in having...Read More

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Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

I never thought I would spend my Friday night as an octopus pretending to be a human, but a few weeks ago that’s exactly what I did. In Octodad: Dadliest...Read More

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6 Books That Should Be Video Games

When you think about it, not too many books have been made into video games. Sure, there are a number of Alice in Wonderland games, and the independently produced The Great...Read More

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Journey Helps Players Find Strength in Weakness

Editor’s Note: Journey is one of our favorite games—it’s mechanically simple but emotionally complex, and suitable for all ages. In this guest article, first posted at UW Bothell’s digital media...Read More

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Trinket Studios Profile

Trinket Studios is a independent developer that, since 2012, has made two of the most interesting, colorful mobile games we’ve seen (Color Sheep and Orion’s Forge—check them out now!). Now...Read More

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Machine Cares: Exploring Life’s Complexities

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on UW Bothell’s student-run media blog, The Next. Machine Cares is a wonderful choice for teens—or for parents who are interested in a strong...Read More

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The EVE Online Mega-Battle Isn't What You Think It Is

Over the last couple of days, headlines have been appearing all over—even in mainstream newspapers—about EVE Online‘s latest mega-battle. (It’s not the first, but it is the biggest.) After a...Read More

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Kids Make Their Own Games By Going Hands-On With Code

What’s it like when you get hundreds of kids coding together to make their own games and apps? Pixelkin found out at CoderDojo’s December 14th Hour of Code event! For...Read More


4 More Video Game Recipes

Around New Year’s Eve, I collected recipes for four desserts from video games—this time I decided to find savory recipes! Here are four more foods from video games to make...Read More