Tof Eklund

Tof Eklund is a lecturer in english and new media at AUT. They are nonbinary transgender, an active co-parent, and a would-be gourmet.

Gaming
Jun 2, 2017

'Death is the thing we all share': Why one father made a video game about his son's cancer battle

Cancer, death, love and faith: all the usual videogame stuff ...

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Gaming
May 19, 2017

Magnify VR/AR: Hooked into the machine

Techweek! Demos, prototypes, presentations, discussions, and keynotes, all radiant with the reflected glow of futurist optimism. Tof Eklund got steeped in digital dreams last week, spending Sunday afternoon at the Magnify VR/AR Expo, and the next day at the subsequent Business Summit.

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Gaming
Mar 31, 2017

‘Treating people with respect isn’t a buzzkill’: how big studios should handle sex and consent in games

Tof Eklund examines the way sex and consent are treated in video games, and highlights a few things big studios could learn from indie developers.

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