11 Surprisingly Female Positive Games

Ask any female gamer if she feels well-represented in video games...and she’ll probably laugh at you, shake her head, and say something like, “Hardly.” Female representation is difficult enough to come by in such a relatively young industry, let alone a welcoming or positive experience for women and girls. Thankfully,...

Brevity is the Soul of Wit

"Establishing Scene" Medium Rare Dragon Flight - Scene 1 Panel 4 -6 We have just met our heroes Rosa and Princess Unicorn and discovered the world of Medium Rare. Medium Rare's fantasy world is named "Rara." Writing Tip: when trying to come up with authentic-sounding place names, imagine how your...

Animal Crossing versus Covid-19

Folks say that I've got a good sense of humor. My Mom says that I'm HILARIOUS! To lighten things up during our present-day global pandemic, I decided I would share with you my experience of moving to my own idyllic tropical island. It's Covid-free?... SIGN ME UP! So here I...

Medium Rare Welcomes You!

"Establishing Scene" Medium Rare Dragon Flight - Scene 1 Panel 1-1 In the very first panel of our story, we show the natural world of Medium Rare in a pristine state. Like Hobbiton and the Shire in "Lord of the Rings," the dragons and other magical creatures of Medium Rare...

Approachable Sci-fi Games: science or fiction?

Here in Tricycle, our goal is to make the most enjoyable and accessible games that we can. A lot of people were surprised by the success of game streaming platforms like Twitch, but we always remembered games are, at their heart, a communal thing. We want every game that we...

Rebrand Risk – New Coke, Han Solo, and Rebranding

For Halloween, 1985 my trick-or-treating costume was a red paper cylinder with the words “New Coke” painted up the side in white. I chose this costume because I could make the tube big enough to fit around my parka and snow pants -- an essential consideration for trick-or-treating during an...