Animal Crossing is a Cracked Mirror

“Cinders became more than a village. It was a canvas for Brittany and I to paint on together.” Steven Messner and his wife escape with Animal Crossing.


How Videogames Taught Me to Travel

Michael Fraiman credits his love of travel to his journeys through digital lands.

Giving Back

Jane Riley argues the constructive points of Animal Crossing‘s idyllic, community-driven experience.


From the Journal of an Accidental Mayor: Day 24

Jacob Siegal uncovers the surreal horror of being a public servant in Animal Crossing.


Daily Quests

Clean the baby’s bottles? Or sell the oranges in Animal Crossing?


Crossing Off

Gus Mastrapa isn’t a list-maker. Thankfully, his wife Alexis is.