When one thinks of divine right, they may think of the excuse kings and monarchs made for their authority and power. That they have been chosen by God to have these rights as a monarch to rule as they wish. Anyone who questions them questions the will of God. Anyone who defies them defies God … Continue reading The Divine Right of Art
So I originally had this as a blog post on boardgamegeek.com. I suspected it would be too hot for it to handle. Sure enough, before the day was over: "Your blog has been deleted due to multiple severe violations of site rules, including defending sexism and objectification, dismissiveness to concerns about inclusiveness, personal attacks, and … Continue reading What is censorship in the face of sensitivity?
Update This has been revisited and addressed in the following article: Revisiting the Sensitive Censorship Issue in Board Gaming. I have a bit of apologizing to do. Introduction So, background. Gloom of Kilforth is a fantasy sword & sorcery setting board game designed by Tristan Hall, a project that was successfully funded on September 27, … Continue reading Censorship!? Sensitivity!? A rant against both in Gloom of Kilforth