Online Journalism Review: Ethics in Video Game Journalism
Examining the development of journalist ethics by the (mostly) fans who write about games online. Includes an accompanying sidebar survey of online game journalism.
10 April 2003
Wired: Fantasy Life of Coder Boys
Brief coverage of the Indie Game Jam with profiles of three participating game developers, Thatcher Ulrich, Brian Sharp and Chris Hecker, talking about games they would make if they had their druthers.
31 March 2003
MindJack: Pleasurable but not Provocative
A joint review of Tom Clancy spy thriller video game Splinter Cell for the Xbox composed with Jane.
12 March 2003
Mindjack: Simian Simplicity and Painful Puzzles
A somewhat embittered review of Super Monkey Ball 2 for Nintendo's Game Cube.
24 February 2003
TheFeature: Mo' Smut in Japan
Jane and I worked on this article exploring the sexual uses of mobile phones in Japan.
14 February 2003
GGA: Xbox Game Recalled
An Xbox game is recalled "for religious reasons" and no game-industry journalist seems to have made a follow-up call to Redmond.
8 February 2003
Travel photos, cherished cheese chantings and fondue fables.
Chanpon: Electronic Emotions In Japanese
A web study of Japanese emoticons - remarkably different from American uses of punctuation as emotional expression!
21 January 2003
BlueDawn: Bollywood Birthday Bash
Lisa and Adam posted photos from Jane's recent Indian-movie themed birthday party - DDR, cats, pregnancy, rose-water cakes!