January 29, 2017
To honour their historical obligations and to survive, settlers will need to rethink and renew their relationship to the land.
January 28, 2017
It’s fitting, I think, that I came to understand the true nature of my colonized identity through a history of the United States.
February 23, 2012
At the start of the game, each player is “born” into — that is, randomly assigned to — a small, hierarchical and generally closed community, which is organized along bloodlines and proximity. Each player is randomly assigned a role in the hierarchy of the community. Each community controls a certain amount of resources, determined by […]
February 20, 2012
Growing up, I was very much a games nerd. I still am, really. I played everything, from role playing games, like AD&D and Harnmaster, to the classics, like Risk and Monopoly, to complex simulation games, like Rise and Decline of the Third Reich and Squad Leader. I played a lot of Warhammer 40K and Blood […]
February 13, 2012
It is well understood that the victors write the history. It is overlooked, I think, that, in fact, it is the victors’ historians who write the history. For historians, ideas, culture, and writing are pretty damn important. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that ideas, culture, and writing figure so prominently in our histories, […]
February 6, 2012
The “1% Rule” claims that 1% of the people on the Internet create all the content and everyone else only consumes it. Sometimes, it is also claimed that an additional 9% or 10% of people on the Internet edit and modify content — rather than create it — leaving the other 89% or 90% to […]