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The Dues of Machinima: 'Cyclops' vs 'Insurrection V3.6'
7 Mar 2011 // 4:01 PM

Recent months have seen the launch of Cyclops, Matz and Jacamon's followup to the acclaimed The Killer, and Insurrection V3.6 from the creators at BOOM! Studios. Both books throw readers into a sci-fi tomorrow driven by a war economy. Side-by-side, how do these titles stack up? In the second of a two-part review, PopMatters investigates the books' high concept.

Deus Ex Machinima: 'Cyclops' vs 'Insurrection V3.6'
6 Mar 2011 // 7:45 PM

Recent months have seen the launch of Cyclops, Matz and Jacamon's followup to the acclaimed The Killer, and Insurrection V3.6 from the creators at BOOM! Studios. Both books throw readers into a sci-fi tomorrow driven by a war economy. Side-by-side, how do these titles themselves stack up? In the first of a two-part review, PopMatters investigates narrative and storytelling.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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