Tag Archives: Desktop Dungeons

Gender balance in video games: Desktop Dungeons does it right

Desktop Dungeons characters

It would be easy to open with “I don’t think there is any debate about there being issues with sexism in video games”, but let’s face it, even on somewhere as mainstream and generally progressive as Reddit you can still find “debate” on the subject. Or watch the fallout any time RPS take a stand on something. Or when Cara Ellison or Leigh Alexander say… well, almost anything.

Which is why it’s encouraging to find a game studio putting some real effort into things. Step forward please QCF Design.
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Game music: Desktop Dungeons

Desktop Dungeons OST CoverI started 2014 with a pair of shmup soundtracks, so why not continue with another themed pair? To accompany last week’s Dungeons of Dredmor here’s a soundtrack I waited a long while to hear. From Danny Baranowsky and Grant Kirkhope, Desktop Dungeons.
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