Night City Dreams: Cyberpunk 2077 Virtual Photography Screenshots (PC, Psycho quality)

RND/ To consider virtual photography screenshots of Night City from Janky Edgelord Simulator Cyberpunk 2077; PC version, widescreen, Raytracing on. Taken using following: Overclocked 2080ti (47fps average!), In-game lens fx Off, Unlocked 'Psycho' quality settings mod, Reduced crowd & traffic mod, Noclip mod, Reshade (FXAA, Contrast Adaptive Sharpen, Luma Sharpen, Ambient Light), Post processing in … Continue reading Night City Dreams: Cyberpunk 2077 Virtual Photography Screenshots (PC, Psycho quality)

The Video Real: ‘That Special Shine’ In Cyberpunk 2077 On-TV

RND/ To consider what Postmodern Internet Theorist Robert What calls 'that special shine' - the feeling of acute Baudrillardian Hyperreality, often experienced (say) when viewing footage of videogames being played on television screens. That this 'special shine' somehow symbolically indicates the possibility that modern reality as we remotely we imagine we understand it is already … Continue reading The Video Real: ‘That Special Shine’ In Cyberpunk 2077 On-TV

American Truck Simulator: Noclip Virtual Void Photography

RND/ To consider some nocip Virtual Photography screenshots of 'American Truck Simulator's voids. Vast, sprawling electronic desert nowheres. Signs of eternal passing. Lonely wind through tall wild grass on the highway's verges. Post apocalyptic gaming for the discerning postmodern nomad. 3440 x 1440 .jpg Deserts, Screens, and Empty Smiles: The Vast Wastelands of Jean Baudrillard’s … Continue reading American Truck Simulator: Noclip Virtual Void Photography

Cold, Dead Eyes: The Internet Gaze

More artificial Fear and synthetic Loathing from the Big (technological) Other of The Internet. Post-Cyberpunk Theory-Fiction. RND/ To consider the oh-so-zeitgeisty gaze of the internet as zero degree frozen, imploded and super critical, forever poised on the edge of wilful forgetfulness, of vast impenetrable soul distance rendered bare at the screen's bright super surface. But … Continue reading Cold, Dead Eyes: The Internet Gaze

Beyond The Black Rainbow: Aborea Institute Psychospiritual Development Handbook

RND/ To consider an conceptual Imaginary Book (ala Borges meets Eno) from the cinematic "Beyond The Black Rainbow" universe, as directed by Panos Cosmatos (2010). A speculative theory-fiction. 2160 x 1080, Underlying page images by Ray Ogar. --- > On Thu, Dec 3, 2020 at 10:52 AM Robert What wrote: > > Hi Ray > … Continue reading Beyond The Black Rainbow: Aborea Institute Psychospiritual Development Handbook