Category Archives: Technology

Dear Esther Wiki

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.

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8-Bit Philosophy: In Which Jacques Derrida Puts Things Under Erasure (by Punching Them)

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

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Pikachu has influence on Blizzard

At BlizzCon 2011, Blizzard introduced a new aspect to World of Warcraft that would later be introduced in the Mists of Pandaria expansion pack. This minor addition pays tribute to one of Japan’s greatest multimedia franchises of all time; Pokémon. … Continue reading

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How much war is in the World of WARcraft?

I have decided to focus on chapter two of Hilde G. Corneliussen and Jill Walker Rettberg’s collection in Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A “World of Warcraft” Reader. In this chapter titled “Never Such Innocence Again”: War and Histories in … Continue reading

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Videogames and Ebola

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.[1] [1] On World of Warcraft and epidemics, see the “corrupted blood” incident.

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SoulSearch is almost here!!

So i haven’t received the chance yet to update my iPhone to iOS 8 and was fascinated by all of its new features!  The reason for my post is that i was talking to a friend who had it and … Continue reading

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Funny Coincidence

Of course, on the day that we talk about non-diegetic machine actions and errors, I encounter an error myself while trying to post a comment on the blog. After pressing the “post comment” button, I was sent to a page … Continue reading

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