Controller This is Controller, a column by Chris Karnadi on looking at the world and its discontents through the lens of video games.

How to Live Under Capitalism, According to ‘Stardew Valley’

‘Stardew Valley’ doesn’t challenge capitalism by trying to escape from it, but by teaching a lesson on generosity.

Jan 14, 2021
How My Depression Ruined ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

When I save, quit, and reload, I’m in control.

Sep 03, 2020