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Leigh Alexander

13 Podcast Episodes

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The future of narrative design with Leigh Alexander

Talking Simulator

Writer and narrative designer Leigh Alexander, known for her work on games like Neo Cab and Reigns: Her Majesty, talks through some of her thoughts on the current state of narrative design in games and its potential for the future.How can narrative designers meet a younger audience where they already are? Is it possible to harness the undeniable power of social media in more constructive ways? And what can we learn from looking back to the games and other future-looking media of the past? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27mins

2 Feb 2021

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LOYALTY - S3E15 : The Boiling Rock Part 2 (w/ Cricket Leigh Alexander)

Bending Not Breaking: An Avatar The Last Airbender Podcast

We are so pleased to welcome back our first ever repeat guest, the incomparable Cricket Leigh Alexander! For more info on all her awesome work in the mental health field, check out : blndhealth.com The Ark of E Network is Proud to Present The Triumphant Return of Bending Not Breaking ; The Breakout Series from The TV Ark. Hosted By : Sunshine Mayfield (Lost in the Folds LISTEN VIA The Music Ark) & Ben Pruitt (The Vespers Project AVAILABLE ON iTunes Stitcher & thearkofe.com) Join Them Every Tuesday for the Next 5 Weeks as they journey through Season 3 of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Episode by Episode! Each Week, Sunshine & Ben will also look at the given episode through a unique lens. For Episode 15 : The Boiling Rock Part 2 , they chose to discuss LOYALTY. We hope You enjoy the episode, whether You're a Die-Hard Fan or a Total Newcomer; Avatar: The Last Airbender is a unique and wonderful series with so much depth to explore, We hope You'll join us for the journey ahead... AND A HUGE THANK YOU to Everyone Who Listened to Seasons 1 & 2 and has supported us here on our very own feed! Intro/Bumper/Outro ("Beyond the Warriors" by Guifrog) Produced By : Max Gongaware , @maxgongaware Follow Sunshine & Ben On Instagram : @mayfieldja & @nebfabulous , Twitter : @Mr_Sun_Shine & @nebfabulous Send Feedback : thearkofe@gmail.com

1hr 4mins

29 Sep 2020

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The Tonncast with your host Cricket Leigh Alexander (Episode One-hundred eighty-nine)

The Tonncast

Cricket Leigh Alexander brings old NYU pal and very special guest Todd Robert Anderson aboard The Tonncast for a trip back in time to experience all the weird roommates that college had to offer. Also, they talk about what a waste of money college was.

1hr 12mins

24 Sep 2020

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RESILIENCE - S3E5 : The Beach (w/ Cricket Leigh Alexander)

Bending Not Breaking: An Avatar The Last Airbender Podcast

From the top, a Very Special Thanks to our incredible guest, Cricket Leigh Alexander for more information on her incredible work in the mental health field, head over to : blndhealth.com The Ark of E Network is Proud to Present The Triumphant Return of Bending Not Breaking ; The Breakout Series from The TV Ark. Hosted By : Sunshine Mayfield (Lost in the Folds LISTEN VIA The Music Ark) & Ben Pruitt (The Vespers Project AVAILABLE ON iTunes Stitcher & thearkofe.com) Join Them Every Tuesday for the Next 15 Weeks as they journey through Season 3 of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Episode by Episode! Each Week, Sunshine & Ben will also look at the given episode through a unique lens. For Episode 5 : The Beach , they chose to discuss RESILIENCE. We hope You enjoy the episode, whether You're a Die-Hard Fan or a Total Newcomer; Avatar: The Last Airbender is a unique and wonderful series with so much depth to explore, We hope You'll join us for the journey ahead... AND A HUGE THANK YOU to Everyone Who Listened to Seasons 1 & 2 and has supported us here on our very own feed! Intro/Bumper/Outro ("Beyond the Warriors" by Guifrog) Produced By : Max Gongaware , @maxgongaware Follow Sunshine & Ben On Instagram : @mayfieldja & @nebfabulous , Twitter : @Mr_Sun_Shine & @nebfabulous Send Feedback : thearkofe@gmail.com

1hr 9mins

21 Jul 2020

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Scania Expanded Horizons: Heroes by Leigh Alexander

Scania Expanded Horizons

In her near-future, thought-provoking short story “Heroes”, writer and journalist Leigh Alexander explores the complex connection between humans and technology. We might not know what the future holds, but we know technology will change and challenge our experiences. Navigating everyday life in a tech-driven city may not be as simple as we’d hope.www.scania.com/futureroom See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

21mins

24 Sep 2019

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146: Leigh Alexander

Woodland Secrets

Writer and game designer Leigh Alexander joins merritt to talk steamed hams, lifehacks, and pants.Leigh is @leighalexander on Twitter. You can find more of her work at leighalexander.net.Get Rec'd: Leigh Rec's: People Just Do Nothing merritt Rec's: What is Obscenity?: The Story of a Good For Nothing Artist and her Pussy Works Cited: Peter Hurts His Knee Small Food Stop Worrying About What Algorithms Do to Your Kids. Worry About What They’re Doing to You. The L.A. Beast New Funky Mode

1hr

17 Apr 2018

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101b: Leigh Alexander [Excerpt]

Woodland Secrets

This is an excerpt from episode 101b with Leigh Alexander. The full episode is available to everyone who donates to support Woodland Secrets and Stay Mean. Become a supporter today to access all bonus episodes, deleted scenes, and other special content.Click here to listen to the full episode!Author and journalist Leigh Alexander joins merritt to talk bouldering, migration, and keeping things in perspective.You can find Leigh on Twitter at @leighalexander, at leighalexander.net, and on Patreon.Works Cited: Oracles of the Web Kingston parakeets The Gentrification of the Mind Emirates Air Line Dinosaur Dracula Sears Kenmore Central Air Conditioning - Commercial Nestea All Over Lo-Fi Let's Plays Chips With Everything

30 Mar 2017

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‘Firewatch’ & Leigh Alexander - Shall We Play a Game?

Shall We Play a Game?

We review ‘Firewatch,’ the new video game from Campo Santo, without spoilers. Then (at 20:22), Chris talks to Leigh Alexander, the former editor-in-chief of Boing Boing’s Offworld, about why she is quitting writing about video games, why the culture’s collective amnesia about video games is harmful to the medium, and whether the sexism in video games is worse than the sexism in movies and television.  NEXT WEEK, WE HOPE: “XCOM 2” and “The Witness” SHOW NOTES: Boing Boing’s Offworld Leigh Alexander’s Gamasutra essay, “‘Gamers’ don’t have to be your audience. ‘Gamers’ are over.” Leigh Alexander’s Vice essay, “The Final Word on ‘The Phantom Pain,’ a Video Game About Video Games” The post ‘Firewatch’ & Leigh Alexander appeared first on Shall We Play a Game?.

1hr 1min

10 Feb 2016

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2: "Twilight" with Leigh Alexander

Unjustly Maligned

Games journalist and feminist critic Leigh Alexander joins Antony to stand up for the “Twilight” books, explain how it’s OK to indulge in fantasy, and why separating fiction from reality is not a gender-specific trait.

41mins

9 Mar 2015

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Season 2 premiere – Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, by Leigh Alexander

My Favourite Game

“There’s only room for one Boss and one Snake.” Ten years ago today. That’s how long its been since Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater made landfall in Europe, just four months after its US and Japanese launch. It is a matter of opinion on what is considered the best game in the Metal Gear […]

4 Mar 2015

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