Monthly Archives: January 2016

Phoenix – “Trying To Be Cool”

I’m sort of fascinated with this video. It’s this weird assemblage of weird things happening, and it leans less into the 1970s Eurocinema look that CANADA’s other work does (I don’t mind it, but I prefer when they do things … Continue reading

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How I Write About Magic: The Gathering

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of previewing some cards from Oath of the Gatewatch for Paste (if you haven’t seen that, it’s here). If you read the short blurbs I wrote about each card, you’ll notice that they don’t … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Rollercoaster Tycoon – Dynamite Dunes

Following up on my playthrough of the Forest Frontiers level of Rollercoaster Tycoon is my weird, mixed-up attempt at Dynamite Dunes. You get to see me work through lots and lots of problems here both mechanically and aesthetically. I make a path … Continue reading

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Amy Dentata’s Postmortem for Trigger

Amy Dentata has posted her postmortem (a kind of “here’s what worked and what didn’t”) for the full development cycle for her game Trigger. It’s a quick read, and the stuff that went well are all things I can get behind … Continue reading

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Jason Read on the Blockbuster Reboot

If you remember anything about The Road Warrior (Mad Max 2 in the rest of the world) it is the truck chase, so Fury Road offers you the truck chase as a film. It also sprinkles in a few other … Continue reading

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You Buy It I Play It: One Finger Death Punch

One Finger Death Punch is a weird little game that I ended up enjoying a lot more than I thought I would, and this video is all about explaining the enjoyment I get out of it.

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