- Technology and emotion: Playing for the love of the game, by Richard E. Ferdig & Kristine E. Pytash
- NPC Romance as a Safe Space: BioWare and Healthier Identity Tourism, by Heidi McDonald
- Tick Tock: A review of Jason Rohrer’s Passage, by Eric Hamel
- Quest for Love: Playing the Women of King’s Quest, by Anastasia Salter
The Well Played Journal is a forum for in-depth close readings of video games that parse out the various meanings to be found in the experience of playing a game. It is a reviewed journal open to submissions that will be released on a regular basis.