Adam Goodall

Adam Goodall is a freelance writer and playwright with a background in justice sector analysis and legal research. He is the Wellington Theatre Editor for The Pantograph Punch and is bad at video games in his spare time.

Jan 17, 2018

Beware the bears: We play the Turkish video game 'set in New Zealand'

Turkish developer 2645turqoise has released a game that purports to be a vast survivalist adventure across New Zealand. Adam Goodall finds out how well Ka Mate captures true blue bear-free Aotearoa.

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Dec 19, 2017

Are lootboxes the slot machines of video gaming?

Lootboxes have embedded themselves in the gaming industry - and audiences are not happy. Adam Goodall discovers why lootboxes were inevitable, and how we can change the direction they're taking the industry.

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Nov 1, 2017

Judges have been talking about the 'justice gap' crisis for years. Are we beginning to listen?

Fair access to the judicial system is a societal linchpin, but there's an increasing divide between those who can afford good legal representation and those who can't. Adam Goodall looks at how the legal profession has been trying to raise the alarm.

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Mar 25, 2017

Leave your family for Fire Emblem Heroes: it’s that good

Adam Goodall says he may have just found the best mobile game of 2017. He digs into the family photo album to help explain why.

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