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Rick Dakan

Rick Dakan is a novelist and former game designer whose books include the Geek Mafia trilogy from PM Press. For more of his prose and musings, go to


Thursday, July 14 2011

Wipeout in the Zone

A by-the-numbers -- but not terrible -- adaptation of the gonzo TV game show.

Thursday, March 31 2011

'The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg' Gives Slivers of Her Life, Bound Together

An in-depth insight into the inner life of one of the early 20th century's most tragic and influential German revolutionaries.

Tuesday, March 22 2011

Body and Brain Connection

Brain Age comes to Kinect, but should you care?

Tuesday, January 18 2011

Graham Moore Puts Uber-Geeks Front and Center in 'The Sherlockian'

The real Arthur Conan Doyle and a fictional Holmes fanboy solve mysteries that span the century between them.

Monday, January 17 2011

Fallout: New Vegas: Dead Money

The first DLC for Fallout: New Vegas introduces the Sierra Madre Casino and a fist full of new ways to die in the wasteland.


Wednesday, August 17 2011

Rage Quit Chapter 18 - Love? Love is for the living.

And so it ends. The final chapter of Rick Dakan's serialized video game novel, Rage Quit.

Wednesday, August 10 2011

Rage Quit Chapter 17 - Game Over

Game Over, but not quite the end . . . The penultimate chapter of Rage Quit, only at

Wednesday, August 3 2011

Rage Quit Chapter 16: Get Over Here!

Racing towards the end with Rage Quit's ante-penultimate chapter, only on Popmatters!

Wednesday, July 20 2011

Rage Quit Chapter 15 A Man Chooses, A Slave Obeys

Big risks are taken, laws broken, and lives questioned in the latest installment of Rick Dakan's serialized novel, Rage Quit.

Friday, July 15 2011

Rage Quit Chapter 14 - I Am What the Gods Have Made Me

Chapter 14 of Rick Dakan's serialized novel, RAGE QUIT, for your reading pleasure!

Rage Quit Chapter 13: The Cake is a Lie (Moving Pixels) [6.Jul.11]
Rage Quit Chapter 11 "Round 1 - Fight!" (Moving Pixels) [8.Jun.11]
Rage Quit Chapter 8 - "I Need a Weapon." (Moving Pixels) [11.May.11]
Rage Quit Chapter 5 - “They Meet” (Moving Pixels) [20.Apr.11]
Catching up with 'Dragon Age' DLC (Moving Pixels) [23.Feb.11]
Gaming at 39: A Confession (Moving Pixels) [16.Feb.11]
What the Hell Is Tron? (Moving Pixels) [8.Dec.10]
'Extra Lives': A Book About People Like Us (Moving Pixels) [25.Aug.10]
'Limbo': Art and Frustration (Moving Pixels) [28.Jul.10]
Is Speed Running Artistic? (Moving Pixels) [21.Jul.10]
Character Flaws in 'Red Dead Redemption' (Moving Pixels) [16.Jun.10]
Moving Pixels That Move Me. That's Art. (Moving Pixels) [9.Jun.10]
Moving Pictures (Moving Pixels) [28.Apr.10]
Things I Hated About Heavy Rain (Moving Pixels) [7.Apr.10]
Kratos is Stalin, Zeus is Hitler. Discuss. (Moving Pixels) [31.Mar.10]
It's Not a War Crime If They're Toys (Moving Pixels) [10.Mar.10]
The Confused Theology of Dante's Inferno (Moving Pixels) [20.Feb.10]
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