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Malindy Hetfeld


Malindy is a freelance writer whose equally torrid love affairs with literature, Japan and Guybrush Threepwood have led to her covering video games.

Featured articles

FeatureInside Tomb of Horrors, the hardest D&D module ever made

It challenges players, and it challenges different design philosophies.

FeatureMoments of 2018: The closure of Telltale Games

The human cost of game development.

FeatureThe brilliance of video game maps

Press X to mark the spot.

FeatureThe state of blackness in games

From Yakuza to Oxenfree.

FeatureAfter I stepped into Yakuza's world, Yakuza's world seeped into mine

Travel and memory as the real meets the virtual.

FeatureVideo game romance is broken

A look at love, from Dream Daddy to Mass Effect.