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

Once And For All: Why to Agree With The Statement “Fuck Seinfeld”

RND/ To consider, once and for all, the innate existential validity of the general philosophical statement and moral sentiment “Fuck Seinfeld.” * One of the best reasons to hate the show Seinfeld is provided by ‘Daniel’, one of its bizarre billions of silently deranged, intensely annoying fanboys. Just check out this all-time classic response to … Read more

The Midnight Vaporwave J-Horror Aesthetics of ‘The Convenience Store’ Game

RND/ To imagine if you will the strange midnight neon VHS horror aesthetics of “The Convenience Store” videogame by Chilla’s Art: 1920 x 1080 .jpg First off: balls to contemporary online discussions about ‘aesthetics’. The word has long since become lazy short hand for ‘obsolete, nakedly pro-capitalist discussions of ‘The A E S T H … Read more

Notes Towards A Satirical Examination Of Ray ‘Batshit Jumblewords’ Brassier

RND/ To consider loose notes towards a satirical examination of Ray ‘Batshit Jumblewords’ Brassier, whose work and approach appears so stubbornly byzantine in its hopelessly tortured, hyper-obscurantist display of unimportant cleverness, it might as well arrive from an inherently insane synthetic intelligence that cannot help spew out impossibly complex pseudo-philosophical bullshit. There’s very little joy … Read more

Calculating The Hyperreal Financial Concept of “Worth”

RND/ Given that apparently everything in the known, violently circumscribed monoverse of Capitalism has a price tag (ie. rational, materialist quantification), internet theorist Robert What now also calculates the hyperreal financial concept of “Worth”: This conceptually artistic scenario is symbolically portrayed and signified via the following (digital) painterly ode to Jean-Paul Riopelle – which, along … Read more

Lost In A Froth: Hideo Kojima Death Stranding Eurogamer Review

RND/ To consider the wider meaning of the end summary by Eurogamer, in their memorable AAA videogames industry embargo review of Death Stranding (Hideo Kojima): 3994 x 2314 .jpg Both the Likes and Sam’s job – a kind of heroic, public-service version of a gig-economy courier – have a deliberately mundane and contemporary resonance in … Read more

An Existential Spotlight: Theorizing Super Bunnyhop

RND/ In which this very very morning you consider and analyse yourself – whatever it is you imagine your doing artistically, via the Youtube lens of George Weidman aka ‘Super Bunnyhop’: First, a Venn diagram that tries to capture the unique, slightly oddball appeal of George’s ‘content’. By fun, perhaps you mean “Existentially speaking, is … Read more