Boen Wang

Boen Wang studies English at Penn State. You can read more of his work on his website or follow his moribund Twitter @boen_wang.

Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 8 Articles

In 'Duskers', Knowledge Is the Most Important Resource of All | 24 May 2016 // 3:45 AM

There are no good choices in Duskers, as the game constantly forces you to work with limited resources and, more importantly, with limited knowledge.

'The Minims' Frustrates Rather Than Charms | 12 May 2016 // 3:00 AM

I’m glad The Minims exists, though unfortunately I can’t say that I enjoyed my time with it.


Both Flesh and Not | 14 Jun 2016 // 2:21 AM

In a sense, the player and the game are two parts of one unit. Physical meets digital, and flesh meets pixels.

Unwinnable: Games About Anxiety | 1 Jun 2016 // 3:10 AM

Winning isn’t the point of these games, as there’s no simple way to “win” against anxiety.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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