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Wednesday, April 10 2013

Endless Play, Endlessly Pursued Goals, and Just Remember: “Don’t Starve”

This is a game that provokes only existential angst in me through its reflection of endless maintenance within a system. I feel like if Franz Kafka had created a game, this would be exactly his kind of game.


Wednesday, March 27 2013

Watching People Watching People Play

“Watching” Bioshock was as interactive an experience as playing the game. The experience became a communal act of play. People screamed, people laughed, people offered advice, people criticized play, people debated choices that needed to be made, and I remembered why I play.


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