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

Observing JBlow’s Witness: A Critique

RND/ To consider game designer Jonathan Blowhard’s “Witness”: Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit The result is the feeling of a game that’s depressingly lacking in energy, heart, and soul. There isn’t even any music. The island may be pretty to look at in screenshots, but in motion it is utterly lifeless. The developer’s sheer … Read more

Hypertography One Exhibit: “Mountain” and “Everything”

RND/ to consider everything – ideas review/ dubious new age philosophy in everything game by david oreilly Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit ey think everything when used in unrestricted sense as religious word when resarcs make claims about everything n should be given same treatment as when resarcs make claims about d0g someone ey … Read more

“The Art World is the most phony, elitist clique of circle jerking pretentious twats there is”

RND/ to consider ‘The Art World’™ – via a tweet, Martin Creed’s “Work No. 227: The lights going on and off” [1] along with a paraphrased transcript of Brian Eno’s ironic 1995 Turner Prize [2] speech: Ideal / Idealized Price For Such A Concept: £200K – contact Robert What today for details Good evening. You’ll … Read more