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

Serious Sam Blade Runner Cyberpunk Mod: Noclip Virtual Photography Screenshot Art

RND/ To consider some noclip Virtual Photography screenshot art for Serious Sam mod "Blade Runner: Cells Interlinked 2021" A delightful jank-fest of wonderfully bad animation, bizarre cinematic cuts, dubious yet sincere acting attempts and high levels of raw Retro cheese. 3440 x 1440 .jpg Serious Sam Bladerunner Cyberpunk Mod Neotokyo Cyberpunk FPS Virtual Photograpy G-String: … Continue reading Serious Sam Blade Runner Cyberpunk Mod: Noclip Virtual Photography Screenshot Art

On Professional Streamers, Skilled Gaming and ‘Winners’

RND/ To consider identifying what exactly feels irksome about this allegedly pure, true (e)sports-man moment of videogame skill aka 'winning' - specifically, the moment when virtual projectile meets idiot skull. In which there still exists a strong cultural assumption about videogames secretly 'being fun' - where ideologically this means 'playing to win', and nothing else. … Continue reading On Professional Streamers, Skilled Gaming and ‘Winners’

How To Play Big Science: Free Bad (/Postmodern) Novel Fragments

RND/ To consider absurdist, post-Cyberpunk ('Neuropink') Theory-Fiction fragments concerning "How To Play Big Science" - an 'imaginary game one pretends to play'. Approx 641K words, 10 years of painfully overwriting. Epub version: how-to-play-big-science-a-novel-by-robert-what.zip   Skint, unemployable and terminally bored - consider a backwater island UK citizen with few Real™ prospects, forced into roleplaying "Robert What" … Continue reading How To Play Big Science: Free Bad (/Postmodern) Novel Fragments

Infinite Procedural Suburbia Simulator Game

RND/ To imagine an infinite, procedurally generated Suburbia Simulator game. Some example screenshots, taken from the excellent Terracotta by developer Olivia Haines. 3440 x 1440, 16 color .png In which such an emotionally overcast play-space would accurately express the feeling of acute terminal boredom, listness, flatness and un-profound everydayness experienced by walking around the houses … Continue reading Infinite Procedural Suburbia Simulator Game

“Emily’s Not In Paris”: Zdzislaw Beksinski Satirical Remix Paintings

RND/ To consider yet another machine-interchangable, young, white, blandly beautiful, fashionably borderline-anorexic female executive with werewolf eyebrows living rent free in her own skull - basically a credit card with legs - who, (as a barely concealed metaphor for American cultural imperialism) imagines she's in permanent soft-focus Paris on corporate business for luxury shopping, hot … Continue reading “Emily’s Not In Paris”: Zdzislaw Beksinski Satirical Remix Paintings