The Gaming Abstract

The Gaming Abstract

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Please join me as I analyze and deconstruct gaming culture as a person of color AND the culture writ large as it pertains to us. The landscape is a little different when you’re not the status quo. Oftentimes we as people of color are left out of these ?


Let’s Talk Mordhau
Aug 18 • 66 min
Mordhaus and it’s toxic existence.
NintenDON’T
Jul 23 • 58 min
Gaming industry hot takes, and Evangelion hit piece.
Willie McCoy
Jun 18 • 36 min
cops execute a young black man.
Narrative Design in Gaming Culture (Naruto)
May 31 • 64 min
Deconstructing the narrative structure of Naruto.
Cultural Entitlement
May 19 • 46 min
WHat we feel we deserve from artists.
DMC5 - Do Better
Apr 28 • 50 min
An addendum, addressing DMC 5 VA controversy.
“EZ” Mode
Apr 14 • 60 min
Accessibility, not easy.
Pokemon Gun and Bullet
Mar 21 • 62 min
A brief change of pace, and discussion of current games, and reveals.
Uh Oh, Anthem
Feb 28 • 40 min
Brief talk about early access culture
“Social Justice Warriors”
Feb 19 • 66 min
Deconstructing “SJW”
Ragnarok Eternal Has a Race Problem
Jan 27 • 45 min
Cultural Appropriation in Ragnarok Mobile
Oppression is Systemic
Jan 13 • 54 min
Oppression is systemic
Mixed Bag, 2018
Jan 2 • 68 min
A look at my top gaming failures and successes for 2018
Uh Oh, Fallout76
Dec 11, 2018 • 61 min
Fallout 76 and Red Dead analysis and then a yearly recap and future predictions
Revising Culture
Dec 6, 2018 • 34 min
Calling out revisionist history in regards to white men in the context of gaming.
Whitesplain
Nov 29, 2018 • 60 min
I deconstruct the act of white men policing (gaming) communities.
Pay To Prey
Nov 15, 2018 • 72 min
A look at a mobile games exploitative business practices and their effect on us as consumers.
A Menagerie
Nov 4, 2018 • 44 min
A menagerie of missed topics
Mook’s Top Horror Games
Oct 23, 2018 • 82 min
A break down of my top horror games, and the importance of self-care.
Lovecraft is a Garbage Person
Oct 14, 2018 • 44 min
Lovecraft is a garbage human being: how to deal with that.
Why Did She Wait?
Sep 29, 2018 • 51 min
Dissecting hurtful rhetoric in regards to sexual assault.
A Sea of Stagnation (Nintendo)
Sep 18, 2018 • 50 min
A look at Nintendo’s online service
Authenticity In Gaming
Aug 30, 2018 • 61 min
August gaming news roundup. Plagiarism, shootings and Alex Jones.
The State of Being Black
Aug 10, 2018 • 83 min
Existing while black in America
Gambling in Videogames
Jul 30, 2018 • 50 min
An examination of micro transactions in the gaming industry.
Art from the Artist
Jul 3, 2018 • 43 min
Why we can’t separate art from the artist
Dog Whistles
Jun 17, 2018 • 36 min
Racist dog whistles in gaming
Character Analysis
May 29, 2018 • 69 min
A character Analysis of black/brown gaming icons.
Representation in Gaming
May 7, 2018 • 42 min
Representation in gaming, a look at character customization for people of color.
Who I Am
May 7, 2018 • 13 min
Introduction to who I am, and what the Gaming Abstract IS.