Summary:Hi, my name is Denis Farr. I originally started this blog over at Blogger in July 2008. I tend to write a lot about videogames, and have made various rounds of the web. Was formerly a staff writer for both GayGamer and The Border House, but am currently freelance. This blog serves to explicate my thoughts on any number of issues, not solely focused on videogames anymore (though they still make up the majority).
If you have any direct questions, please feel free to e-mail me at vorpalbunnyranch AT gmail DOT com, or find me on Twitter @aeazel.
Tag Archives: Politics and games
Potential spoilers: Dragon Age, The Witcher. Despite donning a different role in the various games I play, I find that when faced with the option of subjugating someone, or siding with those who hold systemic power, I always pause. Recently … Continue reading
Opinion: the term political correctness can go away now, please. The title of this IGN article is “Opinion: The Problem with Political Correctness in Video Games.” Mattie Brice has already critiqued it heavily (from erroneous ‘free speech’ issues to the issues … Continue reading
I largely feel that when adding a female protagonist into a mostly linearly plotted game (read: no emergent gameplay; nor creation of your own character or characters that aren’t fully developed, instead being ciphers to ludic pleasure), the whole tone … Continue reading
Dan Golding of Subject Navigator brought up a point that has played back in my mind quite frequently over the last four years (the amount of time I have been a vegetarian). Being a vegetarian opened up my eyes to … Continue reading
This past weekend I went to a party celebrating my good friend Sir Iris’s (everyone loves a palindrome) twenty-fifth birthday. The central theme around the party was Sock Wrestling. Iris rents out a room in her house to various foreigners … Continue reading
Human Rights Campaign news via GamePolitics.com: Game publisher Electronic Arts, Xbox maker Microsoft and leading retailer GameStop are among 259 corporations that have been awarded perfect scores for their treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumers and investors. … Continue reading
Despite the problems we may have adapting forms of media amongst themselves, music and videos are something that are generally accepted, and are an artform in and of themselves. One month ago, to the day, I posted about Amanda Palmer’s … Continue reading
Hey! Let’s play a game together and discuss it as a group of friends. What do you say? A couple of blogger pals – David Carlton of malvasia bianca and Dan Bruno of Cruise Elroy – and I are joining … Continue reading
Today I received this e-mail from Cap’n Perkins:I’ve got a (responsible not crazy) parent that’s interested in monitoring the types of games her 13 year old son plays. Are there any parent themed gaming blogs I can aim her towards? … Continue reading