Dandara is a video game inspired by an actual historical Afro-Brazilian woman bearing the same name. The real-life Dandara is a little-known figure whose record was likely suppressed because she might have provided an inspirational “Harriet Tubman” effect for a population that first the Dutch, and later, the Portuguese wanted to subdue into slavery. We know…

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(This post contains many spoilers on the fairly recent game Celeste. Do not read if it’s one you intend to play blind. Check out the GUG review here!) In a world where society decries the artistic and relatable value of video games, there’s a little puzzle platformer called Celeste. In it you play as Madeline…

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“65 million years ago dinosaurs roamed the earth”. Many museum displays, documentaries, and even fictional stories contain this or similar statements about how old dinosaurs are. Some movies like “The Good Dinosaur” present dinosaurs and humans as coexisting, but most imply that dinosaurs went extinct long before humans came into the picture. There are countless…

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Known in their community as AniTubers, this special breed of YouTube creators specializes in dissecting anime both microscopically and globally. They review series, break down elements in narrative, explore character psychology, study the art of animation, analyze industrial patterns, and otherwise set out to be the evidence that anime (and by extension, manga) might possibly…

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