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

Embed code: 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… 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

First Person Podcast Episode 53 – Video Game Preservation Part 2: Return of the Pirates

Embed code: FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 53 – Video Game Preservation Part 2: Return of the Pirates Welcome to the 53rd episode of the First-Person Podcast! We are continuing our conversation from February by discussing video game preservation… Continue Reading

First Person Podcast Episode 52 – Video Game Preservation

FirstPersonPodcast · First Person Podcast Episode 52: Video Game Preservation Welcome to the 52nd episode of the First-Person Podcast! This month, we are going to be talking about video game preservation and the industry. We have brought on special guest… Continue Reading

First Person Podcast Episode 51 – Best Games of 2021

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  Welcome to the 51st episode of the First-Person Podcast and the annual Best Games episode of 2021! This year we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce the current FPS team, so you will hear some new and old… Continue Reading