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’

An Exhausting Cyberpunk Slog: G String by Eyaura as The Last (Dead) FPS Modification

RND/ To now consider the era of large scale, full single player campaign videogame Modding as dead. No biggie, and only a few arbitrary cyborg tears. In which dead specifically means 'untold hours duck-scrabbling through debris clogged vents'. Standing around to admire the toxic (aesthetic) atmosphere of utterly ruined, post-apocalyptic Earth of G String as … Continue reading An Exhausting Cyberpunk Slog: G String by Eyaura as The Last (Dead) FPS Modification