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Review of Alien Phenomenology at Itineration

So I reviewed Ian Bogost’s Alien Phenomenology for the online journal Itineration. You can view it here. It should be viewed this way: 1. read the review proper 2. listen and watch the computer performance of the review 3.  read my review … Continue reading

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On Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto

Before anything else: Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto is a book written by David Kushner that sets out to tell the story of the Grand Theft Auto franchise from its beginning to its end. It succeeds in that if “succeeds” means … Continue reading

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On Cinders

I first came upon Cinders via a Rock, Paper, Shotgun mini-article about the game. It is a visual novel created by the team at MoaCube, and for some reason, the little article (which is the same size and shape as a hundred other … Continue reading

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On Suikoden

I played Suikoden for a really simple reason: I bought an old Mac Mini that can barely do anything, but it can emulate games. When I realized this, I thought, “Hey, that’s cool, I’ll go back and play all the … Continue reading

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On Kill Screen #4: The Public Play Issue

As you should know, I love Kill Screen Magazine. I pay a fairly high subscription cost for thoughtful magazine about video games, and I am always happy when it comes in the mail. You can see my review of issue … Continue reading

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On Kill Screen #3: The Intimacy Issue

I like Kill Screen. It is a magazine that pushes all my buttons in a lot of different ways. On face, it’s a small-sized print magazine about video games. But it’s so much more than that, at least for me. … Continue reading

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On Awkwardness

I finished Adam Kotsko’s Awkwardness yesterday. I think that it was good, if slim, and the content works for what Kotsko is doing–laying out the nature of awkwardness, how we experience it, and ways to combat (or rather, embrace) it. … Continue reading

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A Short Review of “The King of Limbs”

I’ve been listening to Radiohead’s new album on repeat the past couple days. I think that it’s beautiful, and probably the first album of theirs that I have really enjoyed since Amnesiac. There’s a beautiful mix of both “technical”-feeling songs … Continue reading

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