Game Development As Living Death

RND/ to consider streaming for two hours with zero views, all just to get some fucking red cube to appear: Now that’s some (/seriously misguided) dedication – but to what, inexactly? Some dim, dull videogame that nobody will play – or simply consume whole like Pez candy before casually discarding along the abandoned neon superhighway … Read more

On The Internet, Everybody Knows You’re a Nobody

RND/ Some recent freeform lab notes on repeatedly trying and failing to meaningfully engage with others online: Part of the problem (and, admittedly part of the actual appeal) is that I simply don’t know what I’m doing with this site, or any of its so-called content; it’s not philosophy, certainly not art as the modern … Read more

AAA-Indie Gamedevs “100 Rabbits”: A Critique

RND/ To consider a critique of gamedevs “100 rabbits”: Calculating the truer costs of the ‘AAA Indie’ gamedev lifestyle, aka ‘my life as an Instagram filter’ while contextualizing its hip colonial tourist fantasies. Why do you think that videogame adventurers always need to tour the world’s hottest locations to prevent the end of days? – … Read more