Miss N

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Men send me really weird messages on OKCupid. So I turned them into comics. - Vox

When I joined OKCupid in 2010, I was looking for a relationship. I'd just moved from Michigan to New York, and I was having trouble meeting single, like-minded people in a new place. I probably got rude and unusual messages right from the start, but at first I was so focused on finding someone that …

When You Can’t Be the Person The Internet Wants You to Be

I hate the word “trainwreck”. People take comfort in their own moral compass, and in doing so find themselves passing judgment. They think: I’m …

Year 1: What I Learned From Making Games

2015 marked my first year as a game maker. Like many others, I always daydreamed about making games “someday” but always shied away because of how …

We Are Fine at IndieCade 2015

<i>(This post is cross-posted on</i> <i>Critical Hit</i><i>)</i><p>In early October, we received news from IndieCade that our game had been invited to be part of Intel’s …

We’ll Be Fine: Early Stories and Lessons from our Post-Critical Hit Adventures

The day after this year’s Critical Hit showcase, one of my teammates asked, “Now what?”<p>After spending almost three months of intense creative work, …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Jasmine Idun Isdrake

<i>“</i><i>Blanket Fort Chats</i><i>” is a weekly column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the craft of making games. In this week’s post, we</i> …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Hannah Epstein

<i>[Trigger warning: brief mention of suicide.]</i><p><i>“</i><i>Blanket Fort Chats</i><i>” is a semi-regular column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the</i> …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Caroline Guevara

<i>“Blanket Fort Chats” is a semi-regular column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the craft of making games. In this week’s post,</i> …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Rachel Pope

<i>“Blanket Fort Chats” is a semi-regular column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the craft of making games. In this week’s post,</i> …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Jana Sloan van Geest

<i>“Blanket Fort Chats” is a semi-regular column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the craft of making games. In this week’s post,</i> …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Kaitlin Tremblay

<i>“Blanket Fort Chats” is a semi-regular column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the craft of making games. In this week’s post,</i> …

Blanket Fort Chats: Game Making With Jessica Marcotte

<i>“Blanket Fort Chats” is a semi-regular column featuring women and nonbinary game makers talking about the craft of making games. In this week’s post,</i> …