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Allison Midori Reilly

Allison Reilly is a St. Louis freelance writer who's been playing video games since she was five years old. Her first video game was "Super Mario World." Her favorite is an obscure N64 title, "Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon." When she's not playing games, she can be found reading, crafting, or doing human rights work with Amnesty International. You can also catch her on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/agnesamurphy
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Maternity Leave and Democracy 3

I purchased Democracy 3 on Steam in June 2014 after watching Sips play the game on YouTube and feeling incredibly frustrated with how he...
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Post-Escapism and Video Games

Post-escapism, according to Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson in The State of Play, is a "discourse that looks for meaning beyond entertainment and the...