In my first post about Stardew Valley, I wrote about the romanticization of agriculture and rural life, dumpster diving, as well as what kind of gameplay the game encourages in its players. In this post I'll expand on some of that, as well as explore the game's treatment of labour and the land.
My first post on the ecocritical possibilities in the video game Stardew Valley.
On February 13th, 2015, at Concordia University, I presented my research working on The Big Fried Chicken Company in Minecraft for the Amplab at The Building Blocks of Life: A Minecraft Colloquium (see the event page). I've decided, for posterity's
Originally posted on the website of the Ampersand lab (&) at Concordia University at http://www.amplab.ca/2014/09/14/la-maison-des-poules/ When I built my hen house, I had two objectives in mind. Build a chicken coop that doesn't