Blog: Plague Tale Innocence: The Anxiety of Immersion

Neil Nagwekar, Mumbai, India Disclaimer by Neil: This is not your average IGN review. We don’t rate a game’s story strengths, combat mechanics or engine. Instead, we ask questions like: Why was the game developed in this particular way? How is it best enjoyed? What new does it add to the history of videogames, narrativesContinue reading “Blog: Plague Tale Innocence: The Anxiety of Immersion”

First Person Encounters: Dhruv Jani

This podcast has Souvik Kar and Aritro Bhattacharya of Games Studies India Adda in conversation with Dhruv Jani, game maker and founder of Studio Oleomingus, a small, independent game and arts studio, based in Chala, India. Studio Oleomingus’ Somewhere Franchise of games, involving interactive digital storytelling and postmodernist graphic art, declares its goal as anContinue reading “First Person Encounters: Dhruv Jani”

First Person Encounters: A Game Studies India Adda Podcast

Having a Games Studies discussion in India had been a longtime dream for me and it took me two decades to get it started. As a Bengali from North Calcutta, I have grown with the adda being a major part of my life. Yes, adda – that aimless and meandering confabulation between random people ofContinue reading “First Person Encounters: A Game Studies India Adda Podcast”