Annapurna, Davy Wreden and White Indie Videogame Development Privilege

RND/ To consider how something about Davy Wreden faintly grates on your tits and maybe always has. A scenario, in which the LA videogames publisher Annapurna Interactive had a showcase in 2021. Despite being entirely happy, smooth, slick and obviously well produced, its overall atmosphere of patchouli scented Glade Plugin whiteness and whimsy felt cloying. … Read more

A Reality Theory Of Videogame Emptiness: Paintings

RND/ To consider a philosophical reality theory of videogame emptiness. Some paintings: 3440 x 1440 .jpg – via SCUM (just another D.O.A. survival multiplayer game-thing, by ‘Gamepires’) In which you’ve often considered why the vast majority of videogames have not truly appealed to you for a long time. That it might be something to do … Read more

Youtube transcripts of “Black Ops 4 sucks” style videos

RND/ for historical archive purposes – consider youtube transcripts of ‘black ops 4 sucks’ style videos part of the Hypertography One Exhibit first some classic impotent / self hating cod rage (NSFW – or play) Today’s Call of Duty is a mangled mess – nothing but trend chasing, liberty taking, intellectually insulting and philosophically offensive … Read more

Quantum Break: GOTY

RND/ a quantum break goty parody – for historical archiving purposes Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit to consider quantum break – unamazingly cheesy corporate sy fi shoehorned into arbitrary jumped up slowmo mechanic – representing so large -yet so typical example of industrys/tm near total creative black hole bankruptcy n creates terrifying bio gravitational … Read more

Mass Effect Andromeda: Asari Sci Fi Crotch Shot Mentality

RND/ to consider the odd Effects of Mass: part of the Hypertography One Exhibit Scene: Ass Effect Blandromeda Where one gets to casually roleplay as a dead eyed space case with bad hair, full of kinda-cool accidental oddities & discontinuities: – Allied characters merging into one nightmarish gestalt entity during cutscenes – NPCs creating duplicates … Read more

It Feels Like The Reality Of The World Is Fighting Against Games

RND/ To consider that the reality of the world is fighting against [/the hyperreal spectacle of] games: Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit Remix of an ‘AAAA’ games industry business article. — // how to play big science  

Hypertography One Exhibit: Aliens Colonial Game Development

RND/ to consider Aliens Colonial Gamedev Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit aliens colonial developer: parody webcomic kit – just fill in blanks another permanent early access banger from those devs bringing ey best in worst of aaa digitainment shout outs to dark horse comics resarc tony akins re tint via theorist robert what overall … Read more