Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and Kanye,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one Kanye rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
`’Tis some Kanye,’ I muttered, `tapping at my chamber…
When I told one of the “PoshAlligator Friends” that Avoid Drowning was going to update fortnightly with a differing themes they asked “what will your first theme be, then?” Of course, I replied by saying we wouldn’t be cutting any corners. We would dash right in there from day one with ground-breaking and game-changing content. But that theme didn’t pan out, so instead we went with the still-fairly-progressive theme of female video game characters. And don’t worry, we don’t just mean cis. In the first article we have by Adam Randall he tackles feminist issues all across the Mushroom Kingdom, including, of course, how Birdo and Vivian are handled. Then we move into Chloe Ward’s article about what the new Steam tagging system could mean for gaming niches in general. Finally,I take a look at something that happened in 2009, because I’m so out of touch it’s unreal. Charlotte Humphries and I had a great time putting together this first course to introduce the Avoid Drowning concept, and we both agree it’s an excellent appetiser.
We’ve also got the first […]