myth

Why The Legend of Zelda Endures

On its 35th anniversary, I dig into why The Legend of Zelda series has been so enduring and so consistently loved.

That Old School Feeling: Processes of Mythmaking in Old School RuneScape

What is 'old school' about Old School RuneScape? In this presentation, I discuss the history of the MMORPG RuneScape and the steps that led to Jagex in 2013 releasing a version of the game from 2007, titled Old School RuneScape, alongside their …

The BBC, 'Objective Journalism' and Myth

With polarised politics, fake news, increasingly sophisticated social media bots and all manner of other diversions and illusions, it’s perhaps no surprise that many yearn for journalism that is objective, unbiased and nonpartisan.