bioshock & voices from the lifestream

Finally, I’m in a position to give some authoritative feedback on Bioshock.  It’s fantastic.  It is not a perfect gaming experience, it certainly suffers from…

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the output of capitalism

I was reading some interviews with Jonathan Hickman of THE NIGHTLY NEWS, and he mentioned a site called TheyRule.net. Take a look at it for…

harm0ny: a game about intervals

…although calling it a game is probably giving it airs. You can find Harm0ny here. It was built in SCRATCH, and requires Java to run.

interlude between being behind on updates

The Gapminder (Beta) is an amazing array of world data that may or may not be interconnected. I totally agree with Matt Fraction when he…

various things

– Just bought The Field’s new album, FROM HERE WE GO SUBLIME, and it’s 1001 shades of lovely. – Also got Lusine’s remix collection, PODGELISIM….

video games & chaos theory

I work as a video game tester, and of late I’ve been struck by two related questions: 1:  Are modern, AAA video games examples of…

101 Free Games #7: SquareOff and Toribash

SquareOff may just be the best designed five-meg, head-to-head flash game ever.  You draw a square / rectangle, and it goes flying across towards your…

101 Free Games #6: Plus Or Minus and Cytoplasm

Cytoplasm is a scion of the amazing Experimental Gameplay Project at CMU (again with the CMU!). Although I love the project, this is not one…

keepon dancing

Marek Michalowski, one of the mad geniuses at CMU, has made a robot that dances, named Keepon.  This is both the cutest and most brilliant…