First Person Podcast Episode 58 – Horror Game Adaptations

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 FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 58 – Horror Game Adaptations Welcome to the 58th episode of the First Person Podcast. This Halloween we will be looking at the horror game titles that were adapted into movies and vice… Continue Reading

First Person Podcast Episode 57 – The Progression of Video Game Narratives

FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 57 – The Progression of Video Game Narratives Welcome to the 57th episode of the First Person Podcast. We are back with another academic semester and since we have been running with the theme… Continue Reading

First Person Podcast Episode 56 – Nostalgia and Capitalism in Gaming

(Originally Recorded July 2022)

FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 56 – Nostalgia And Capitalism In Gaming Welcome to the 56th episode of the First Person Podcast. This month will examine the relationship between capitalism and nostalgia. We’ll be looking at ways the gaming… Continue Reading

Rifts, Memories, and Community

First Person Scholar Summer 2022 Issue

We are thrilled to welcome you to First Person Scholar’s first issue in its new form! Our new format will take the place of our weekly publishing schedule from before, and replace it with a term-based publishing schedule (Fall, Winter,… Continue Reading

First Person Podcast Episode 55 – RPG Actual Play with Mariah E. Marsden and Kelsey Paige Mason

FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 55: RPG Actual Play With Mariah E. Marsden And Kelley Paige Mason Hello, and welcome to the 55th episode of the First Person Podcast! I’m Alex Chalk, resident labour guy and editor for Commentaries,… Continue Reading

First Person Podcast Episode 54 – The Social Functions of Roleplaying Games

FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 54: The Social Functions Of RPGs Welcome to the 54th episode of the First Person Podcast. This month will be examining the social functions of roleplaying games: how the stories and characters we make… Continue Reading

Special Issue: Decolonising queer games and play

Guest edited by Khee Hoon Chan

We are very excited to announce our latest Special Issue! In this issue, we focused on the voices and experiences of queer and trans people of colour, and efforts to decolonizing the games studies space. With amazing work by our… Continue Reading