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The trailer for this game literally just released and I knew it must be shared. http://widgets.ign.com/video/embed/content.html?url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2014/11/19/wander-ps4-trailer Wander will be an MMO experience on PS4 and PC that “focuse[s] on story rather than violence.” You play as a tree, a griffin, … Continue reading
Just thought I would draw your attention to this potentially useful resource: the Dear Esther Wiki. They also have a whole page giving the entire script of Dear Esther (2012) that you might find useful.
This delightful video from 8-Bit Philosophy just came across my news feed and I thought I would share it. It is a surprisingly cogent explanation (if oversimplification) of Jacques Derrida’s thinking, which is often called “deconstruction.” There are many other videos on … Continue reading
The radio program New Tech City has a program on videogames and epidemics, and what videogames (like World of Warcraft) can teach us about preventing or containing Ebola.  On World of Warcraft and epidemics, see the “corrupted blood” incident.
Jacobin just posted a very interesting (and potentially quite controversial) article, “In Defense of Gamers,” by Peter Frase. An excerpt: “Gaming doesn’t have a problem; capitalism has a problem. Rather than seeing them simply as immoral assholes or deluded consumerists, … Continue reading
Just thought I’d give a little taste of Net.Art from Jodi. This is found at http://wwwwww.jodi.org/day66/exe.html.
I just found out that Patrick Jagoda is giving one of the keynote addresses at this weekend’s Debating Visual Knowledge Conference. The conference is multi-disciplinary and is being put on by graduate students in the History of Art and Architecture … Continue reading