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I am a university researcher interested in games, play and philosophy. I design, analyse and write about games for fun and for a living.

You can find me from the University of Jyväskylä, The Finnish Society for Game Research and games co-operative Expa. I currently work for the Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies.

@jarjoranta on Instagram





Reposted Jonne Arjoranta's post on

I'm not sure if I'll ever use these, but I now have PGP keys for all my emails.

- ( 7276 F01E 8B82 665C
- ( 5628 FC2F 4DEC 14FD

They are published on


Laurie Penny is an incredible writer and you should read her story of the 2018 CoinsBank Blockchain Cruise.


Watched Mr. Robot s3

This season plays less realities, but gets more personal. It's a good season, but only if you were alredy into the characters. Still enjoying the aesthetics.

Watched on HBO Nordic


Windows 10 warns me that my Windows online account is not secure, because I don't have one.


I just updated my phone to a new major Android version. That's 3 years after the phone was first released. Shout out to for keeping it going.


Apparently we're soon in a situation where it's Firefox and then all the rest.

I don't use Edge, but that is still bad news.


Apparently Tumblr decided that it's finally time to wither away like all the great social media before them.

Reposted Monica Rogati's tweet

The Bechdel test for tech conferences: 1) two women speaking 2) on the same panel 3) not about women in tech.


Adrienne Shaw wrote a great guide on how to do peer review: