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Alexis Kennedy


Alexis Kennedy founded Failbetter Games, and made Fallen London and Sunless Sea. He now does freelance work and narrative experiments at www.weatherfactory.biz

Featured articles

FeatureHow things end

Alexis Kennedy on the progress of progress.

FeaturePunching Nazis

How do you fight an ideology?

FeatureRoyal blood

Gods, war, and the Queen Sacrifice.

FeatureThe importance of games in difficult times

Alexis Kennedy on games, empathy and happiness.

FeatureBlood in the gutter

What players bring to the games they play.

FeatureThe space that isn't

Even the limits of simulation are interesting.

FeatureThe first fandom

The Mage of Reason.

FeatureThe war on the floor

H. G. Wells: gaming pioneer.

FeatureAlexis Kennedy on: Gravity

Notes from a moderate-intake consumer of manshooters.

FeatureAlexis Kennedy on: Building the frontier

The map really is the territory.

FeatureAlexis Kennedy on: The Labyrinth

Left, right, straight on.

FeatureAlexis Kennedy on: How it happened to happen

What if Dungeons and Dragons hadn't taken off?