It took a while for me to stop thinking of Everything Everything as the band who signal the apocalypse, and back to being just one that signals my own state of mind during what feels like an ending…
Read More The Millionth Warning – Everything Everything and Personal Apocalypse Music
Video games are places where we restage wars, either real or imagined. Battlefield 2042 is about an imaginary war in 21 years, one that hasn’t happened yet.
Read More What is Battlefield 2042?
Where’s Karin? Where is she? She’s supposed to be here, to give me a check-up and fill these tranq darts.
Read More Brute Forcing the Medical, Doc: Cybersleuth Puzzle Design
pikuniku sleeper on my beanbag. i play the picnic game on orange bean bag. it’s not that I can’t sleep. I sleep easily. but for minutes at a time. When I don’t want to sleep I fight it, but it’s not even a fight. Sleep takes hold. I don’t want to turn off. I can […]
Read More I am hypnogogia
A chain of games where loss and the lighthouse connect.
Read More I’ve Gone to the Lighthouse
Maybe I’ve just been in the wrong mood lately, but the games which have this sweet meanness supposedly at their core just haven’t soothed any of the existential dread that they normally do.
Read More That thing to make the pain go away Didn’t work
A platformer tells us what could happen if jumping around like that was our bread and butter, and therefore opens us up to many variations on the idea.
Read More A is for Jump
You can’t come out of a loop the same way you went in. At least you’d hope so.
Read More Time Loops All Over Again
Sorry I couldn’t care less about whether theygave DOOM Guy tits. I was cryingon the doorframe because my granddad had to lend me 20 quid.
Read More We regret to inform you…