The Best Of Alien Fiction: Web Writing Collection & Videogame Critique

RND// To consider 'The Best Of Alien Fiction': Hi. This is a collection of largely unedited, contextless, middle-2K era posts from my old site alienfiction.com. This was before I was permanently unable to log back in, due to Vogonesque levels of bureaucratic incompetence on Godaddy's part. (Do not register a website with them.) I'd managed … Continue reading The Best Of Alien Fiction: Web Writing Collection & Videogame Critique

Infinite Procedural Suburbia Simulator Game

RND/ To imagine an infinite, procedurally generated Suburbia Simulator game. Some example screenshots, taken from the excellent Terracotta by developer Olivia Haines. 3440 x 1440, 16 color .png In which such an emotionally overcast play-space would accurately express the feeling of acute terminal boredom, listness, flatness and un-profound everydayness experienced by walking around the houses … Continue reading Infinite Procedural Suburbia Simulator Game

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

Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

RND/ To consider or imagine Cyberpunk as (/un)dead. R.I.P. That Cyberpunk might even be far better that way. A satirical critique, and study of possible near-future potentials / alternatives. Warning: contains problematic Trans representation. Right off the bat: questioning the mere notion that Cyberpunk really amounts to anything less than a naked, celebration of Global … Continue reading Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique