Video game level design, mods, literature, and academia.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Lol we're all poor
Some recent posts on indie dev failure have been going around lately -- Introversion Software talks about how their experimental explorat...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Some recent conversation on cultural appropriation
A few months ago, I wrote about how I think VR "empathy machines" are basically just a form of appropriation , where VR brands ...
Sunday, June 18, 2017
On "Let's Meat Adam" by Soulsoft
Let's Meat Adam is a short gay erotic-horror visual novel puzzle game about being a hunky West Hollywood white dude trapped in a gor...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Against simpler times
Years ago, I wrote about a hypothetical 2013 Queer Feminist Agenda for games . What an innocent time that was! Back then, I argued that w...
Friday, June 9, 2017
On that one brilliant episode of Murder She Wrote that thinks VR is kind of bullshit
Murder She Wrote was a long running TV show about an elderly mystery novelist (played by Dame Angela Lansbury ) who happens to solve all t...
Friday, May 26, 2017
From modders to mimics: a people's history of the "prop hunt" genre
This post contains minor gameplay spoilers for the first hour of Prey (2017). Contemporary game design is built on the blood, sweat, and...
Monday, May 22, 2017
So I'm joining NYU Game Center as full-time faculty in Fall 2017... (and a bit about adjuncting)
So some brief career news stuff -- I'll be joining NYU Game Center as full-time faculty ("assistant arts professor") start...
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Eyes on the prize...
I've been working hard on my historical bathroom simulator The Tearoom, and I'm desperately trying to finish it within the next cou...
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