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Writing About Games

As the conversation about the state of games criticism continues, there is a site that acts as a platform for some of the best writing in the field by theorists, critics, and independent developers: Nightmare Mode dot net. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Dec 9, 2012 - 11 comments

GOBLET GROTTO

From thecatamites of Space Funeral and jchastain of MONSTER KILLERS fame comes Goblet Grotto, "Millionaire coolgame franchise and mystery pak" featuring "over 2000 hours of cave-based gameplay". [more inside]
posted by pravit on Dec 1, 2012 - 8 comments

Immersed in a room where every surface is glowing screen.

"You sit down and pull the visor over your head. The visor interior is soft and enveloping. You squeeze the drip tube between your teeth and sickly sweet fluid floods your mouth. Pulses fire into your retinas." howling dogs is a work of interactive fiction by game designer Porpentine. It is a strange story about a person who lives in a cell and imagines strange scenes for a living. Endorsed by Emily Short, and made with Twine. Takes about 10 to 15 minutes with multiple endings. Via.
posted by codacorolla on Nov 9, 2012 - 17 comments

The man with the golden flute

Bonus level unlocked: A deathmatch game of Goldeneye being played inside of the map for Kakariko village from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Mar 27, 2012 - 15 comments

GET LIONSTEAKS

From 2008 to present J. Chastain has written a dark, surreal web comic that's been called Demon Planet and Monster Killers. The most current story arc finds the current protagonists Percy Genjin and Donald Kong trapped inside of the lost Nintendo cartridge of 'Rally Rally'. They order pizza, they blog, they get into fights, they text, they slowly and painfully give asexual birth to car-like creatures. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Sep 10, 2011 - 8 comments

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