Meet the Minnesota nonprofit helping bring local video games to a screen near you

We’re home to the offbeat, the debut, and the experimental.” That’s how the creative director of GLITCH, a Minneapolis nonprofit that supports emerging video game creators through education and mentorship programs, sums up the organization. Evva Kraikul co-founded GLITCH with fellow University of Minnesota student Nicolaas VanMeerten in late 2009, bringing together like-minded people on campus to talk and learn … [ Read more]

Diving into the Colorful Multiverse of Cosplay

Costumed fans bring their favorite characters to life Emily Bartel has always enjoyed dressing in costume. “That passion goes all the way back to my earliest memories in my childhood,” she recalls. After moving to the Twin Cities, she began designing costumes based on her favorite characters—first from anime series, then from sources like comics … [ Read more]