Graduate Students do not face Grues

…but they do face dissertations.  Orgtheory provides a link to Violet – an award winning text based adventure of a graduate student attempting to finish 1,000 words on his dissertation.

Make sure you write!

Bonus: MC Frontalot on the dangers of Grues and text based adventures.

Edit: The game was quite the procrastination tool and had a nice payoff – and  I may have to go back for some of the easter eggs.

Michael A. Allen

About Michael A. Allen

Michael is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Boise State University with a focus in International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Methodology (quantitative and formal). His work includes issues related to military basing abroad, asymmetric relations, cooperation, and conflict. He received his Ph.D from Binghamton University in 2011.

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