Western as a genre has always been close to the realm of pure fantasy. When you try to imagine the American frontier, it's hard to see anything but a neverending wave of shootouts, bank robberies and stagecoach chases, a land of lawlessness and violence. And yet, the more you read about the history

It's been eight years since wonderful Kieron Gillen said his farewells to videogame criticism, cautioning all aspiring writers that "games journalism isn’t a career for life yet". The main takeaway from his (still excellent, still timely) final post on the subject is that only a passionate fool would stick with this career for