Gamer Girl

Naomi Kritzer Endings Leave a Comment

My older daughter Molly’s love affair with Monopoly started when she was seven. I blame the fact that we had two strategy books about Monopoly in the house. The fun part of Monopoly is the wheeling and dealing, trying to construct a trade that will be sufficiently beneficial to the other person that they’ll actually go for it. The un-fun …

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Shadow Of Mordor: Orc Murder Simulator 2014

Ian Boudreau Critic Leave a Comment

Why are we talking about video games? (1) Because we can. (2) Because we’re building our Bitter Empire one murderous brick at a time. (3) Because maybe you need some extreme slayage opportunities in your leisure time/fantasy life. There’s a point early on in the old Rankin-Bass animated version of The Hobbit where Gandalf is trying to recruit the titular …

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