PC Videogame Virtual Photography Screenshot Art

RND/ To consider recent virtual photography screenshot art – via Steam: First off, here’s Fight Crab by Calappa Games (1920 x 1080) Next is the mighty Ace Of Seafood by the same developer, in 4K: Finally today we have the truly janky looking efootball by the truly awful Konami (in 1920 x 1080), whose players … Read more

Quake III Noclip Virtual Photography: Minima Map By Bengal

RND/ To consider beautiful, dark and strange King Of The Hill Map “Minima” by Bengal: 3440 x 1440 .jpg (low-res; higher resolution files available – zipped) To note how this dark rusty-red chocolate and grey vibe, when combined with the ‘horizontal data archive-slice’ detailing combine to create a unique section of virtual spacetime. Why the … Read more

Scenes Of Virtual Urban Tension In Sub Rosa PC Game Screenshots

RND/ To consider various odd in-game scenes of virtual urban tension in Sub Rosa (PC): 1920 x 1080 .jpg – edited images via Steam Community Example Reference Links Bullet-Time in Simulation City: Revisiting Baudrillard and The Matrix (PDF) Designing Buildings Wiki – Living in the hyperreal post-modern city Eric Randall Morris – Hyperreality : On … Read more

Cosmic Thumper: Psychedelic Gaming OST Remix Video

RND/ to consider a ‘cosmic’ audio remix of the end boss fight in classic rhythm violence game Thumper, using incredible track Legend from 1996 album Fly, Fly My Sadness (Bulgarian Voices Angelite feat. Huun Huur Tu.) Format: MPEG-4 File Size: 401 MB Duration: 7 min 44 s Frame Rate: 60 FPS Dimensions: 1920 x 1080 … Read more

Portrait Of Woman With Startled Eyes

RND/ To imagine a “Portrait of Woman With Started Eyes”: Ideal / Idealized cost for such a concept as this: £1.2M – contact Robert What today for details. – To imagine what the subject is thinking* in the strange transition between snapshots somehow concerns notions of epistomology and the true limits of human knowledge – … Read more

Hypertography One Exhibit: Connor Sherlock

RND/ to consider connor sherlock’s virtual worldspaces Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit / sunken citadel – varied — / simulation failure – imaginative — / as fog burns – facets — / grave apologies – display cryptic — / krypton comet – astral potentialities — / marginalia technical review to consider marginalia as horror … Read more

Imaginary Megastructures

RND/ to consider several imaginary, somehow culturally computationally-parallel megastructures: Abandoned Arcology Hyperstructure Example RND Statement via Robert What: accidental homage to Masdar City on Earth. 3072 × 3456 .jpg, remix of old Doom textures An abandoned arcology hyper-structure, recently rediscovered floating on orbit around ZX84 in the Tramodine System. With its signature 27,000 mile high … Read more