Category Archives: General Features

On Firewatch (2016)

1. When I finally, after weeks of not being able to get to it, launched Firewatch, I was struck by how beautiful it was. One hundred and fifty Ubisoft hands can’t make a European capital city, with its iconographic shortcuts to … Continue reading

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Emily Short on the almost-remake of Galatea

Doing the conversion was a strange project. For one thing, I myself have a kind of weird love-hate relationship with Galatea at this point — a lot of people love the piece, but it’s pretty much the first thing I wrote that … Continue reading

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Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

I enjoy Pee-Wee Herman. I have no further statement.

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Animals, Drones, and the Police

We love when animals destroy drones. The compilation videos and their buzzf’diggification on Facebook has drawn together a very clear contemporary fascination with watching animals of all kinds destroy the most annoying objects of modern life. Animals fighting with flying … Continue reading

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Player/Knowledge – Myst, Characters, and Environment

Everyone has been stumbling over themselves to compare The Witness to Myst and so I made a video in order to get to the root of how I think Myst functions.

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TCiW Gift Guide 2015 – Books

It’s the time of year when you’re panicking because you haven’t gotten a gift for that special someone in your life, and I’m here to tell you about five different books that you can buy for someone to make them … Continue reading

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