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Game journalism corruption

What’s Wrong With Video Game Journalism Part 1

Remember when video game journalism wasn’t said with a sneer? I ‘member. I remember when I first became a video game journalist. The excitement about having a voice. I even remember wanting to take on the Irish Times about something they’d written. My colleagues got

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Helping Archive.Is With Translations

Hello Readers, It recently came to my attention that Archive.Is needs some support. Originally I wanted to do a fundraiser for the website, but after talking to the webmaster we came to a different conclusion. What Is Archive.Is? Archive.Is is a tool on the internet that

Gamify Your Class With Experience Points

Gamify Your Classroom With Hogwarts House Points

Hogwarts is a terrible school. Students die at an alarming rate, students are grouped by like-mindedness resulting in a class of ‘bad guys’, the sporting events are dangerous, and school punishments can involve walking into a forest with giant spiders and serial killers. Still, Hogwarts

Stephanie Smith

The Confessions Of A Reformed Racist

As a kid and even as a young adult I’d never identify as Irish. I hated the Irish in the same way most people hate drivers who cut them off. It was only upon recent reflection that I realized that I am essentially a reformed