Parenthood as “Reverse Leveling Up.”, by Private: Matt Weber
I. 1980–2011 In role-playing games, challenges typically increase with your character’s capabilities. When you start, a pack of goblins is a mortal threat. As you advance through the levels, you become powerful enough to kill an army of goblins without suffering a scratch—but you’re no longer fighting goblins, you’re fighting dragons. A few months before […]
Video Games: The Perfect Family Bonding Activity, by Clare Dugmore
Some families go bike riding together, others play spots. My family is a family of gamers. Hubby has always been into video games and is now a video games journalist for a living. I was an infrequent casual gamer when we first met, but over the thirteen years we’ve been together, my gaming tastes have […]