Video game level design, mods, literature, and academia.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
"Tag: Proposals on Queer Play and the Ways Forward" at ICA Philadelphia, February 2 - August 12, 2018
A bunch of my gay sex games will be appearing as part of an exhibition "Tag: Proposals on Queer Play and the Ways Forward" at ...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
For all our US-based readers
Net neutrality is an issue that would heavily affect this blog and its proprietor. As someone whose "controversial" work regularl...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The joy of learning how to freeze to death
This post spoils some gameplay systems in The Long Dark . I still remember the first time I played Minecraft, back before the quests an...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Radiator -- Spring 2018 US & European Tour
I'm trying to get all my traveling arrangements for next spring -- and it turns out I'm going to be visiting Europe quite a bit! Her...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The destruction / extinction of digital brutalism
screenshot from "Brutalism: Prelude on Stone" by Moshe Linke The other day in level design class, a student brought up Moshe L...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Postcards from Unreal
I'm building a Unreal Tournament 4 level in preparation for a level design studio class I'm teaching next year. I've been usi...
Friday, November 17, 2017
Level With Me: Dear Esther (2012), complete!
Last week I finished a Level With Me run through Dear Esther (2012, Source Engine) with level design commentary -- I spent roughly 30-50...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Behold the bildungsspiel: the coming-of-age game
NOTE: There are somewhat vague spoilers about the general plot for several games in this post. US high school students are generally re...
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