About: Joshua Meadows

Joshua Meadows is a writer who likes video games and hates biographies. He's originally from New York City and lives in Sydney, Australia with his Australian-born boyfriend. Previously a staff writer for GayGamer.net, he has also had articles featured on WoW.com and Massively. He presently publishes an episodic sci-fi/fantasy series, Iyetra, which can be found here. If you're only here for the pictures (perv!) you may find some in various states of inebriation or travel here.

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Homophobia, sexism, racism and online games
Homophobia, sexism, racism and online games

Last week GLAAD sent out a press release announcing their intention to start a project meant to combat homophobia in online video games and communities. On the surface this might sound like a great idea, unless you happen to actually be familiar with any of those communities, then the warning bells would be going off. […]

7 July 2009
Aion: The Tower of Eternity
Aion: The Tower of Eternity

Earlier in the week through the generosity of an acquaintance, I got my hands on a beta key for the upcoming English launch of the MMORPG Aion: The Tower of Eternity. Already a pretty well acclaimed game in the Asian market, I've been looking at this one impatiently ever since I learned it would be […]

5 July 2009
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Forty years later: the state of the Gay
Forty years later: the state of the Gay

Sunday the 28th marks the day that, forty years ago, police raided the Stonewall Inn in New York's Greenwich village, setting the spark to what became a weekend of rioting from the LGBT community fed up with constant harassment and brutality. That weekend became the cornerstone of the gay rights movement, giving voice to a […]

29 June 2009
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Pseudo-review: GroBoto procedural modeling tool
Pseudo-review: GroBoto procedural modeling tool

Something that's captured my attention recently is the GroBoto 3D modeling program from Braid Arts Labs. I discovered it by chance the other day as I was rummaging through submissions to deviantART, trying to find a new wallpaper image for my computer. I saw a piece that was really striking and the artist explained that […]

14 June 2009
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On playing MMOGs and being anti-social
On playing MMOGs and being anti-social

Two weeks ago, I hit level 80 on my priest in World of Warcraft. This was a bit of a momentous occasion for me, not because it was the first time I hit the level cap, but because it was the first time I hit the level cap when another expansion wasn't arriving imminently. While […]

27 May 2009
I've got the breath of a last cigarette on my teeth
I've got the breath of a last cigarette on my teeth

So an addendum to the health fun of the past week; nothing was getting better with regards to my throat infection, which went back and forth between tonsillitis– oh wait strep throat maybe– over and over, and yesterday I woke up with my throat so swollen and painful that I couldn't speak or swallow my […]

21 May 2009
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Review: Atmosphir
Review: Atmosphir

I happened to hear about Atmosphir from a Facebook comment a few weeks ago; quickly running over the site I thought it was a cute, quirky program and happily put my information into the beta signup section. Atmosphir, as the website explains, is a "video game" creation tool geared towards amateurs: levels are designed on […]

20 May 2009
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