Sunday Supplement: "There are a hundred thousand Gordon Freemans"

Welcome to your Sunday reservoir of interesting writing about video games. Grab your reading jacket, a cup of coffee and get ready to exercise the brain.

Jumpbutton: L1V3S (thirteen lives) First in a series of thirteen short stories that each "focus on one character–one life–that is somehow connected to the world of video games."

NPR: On 'The Path,' Everything A Big Bad Wolf Could Want Heather Chaplin explores the themes of Tale of Tales' The Path for a semi-mainstream media outlet. Interesting to see.

Groping The Elephant: Who Are You? Justin Keverne wonders who exactly is the author of a silent video game protagonist?

Lingua Franca: Memberships, Hierarchy and Lore of the Gorons Daniel Johnson delivers a remarkable cultural analysis of Zelda's mountain-swelling tribe.

The Amateur: The Game Design Lessons Of Permadeath Andrew Doull examines permanent death informs the player's experience, particularly in the Roguelike genre.


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