It’s refreshing when video games feel like they resonate with real places that I’ve been.
Sometimes "shallow" and "uncomplicated" is exactly what I'm looking for in a game.
If you want a man to represent brutality, in the end you're going to end up taking his clothes off.
The first time that I played Tharsis I lost in two turns. The first time that my friend played Tharsis, he won quite handily.
Video games need to play more with incompleteness and ambiguity.
Should you believe the hype? Maybe?
Tharsis is a uniquely short roguelike, turning the experience into something that a time-conscious gamer like myself can enjoy.
For Netrunner, the rules can only bend so far.
1987's Pirates! remains cutthroat in the seventeenth century sense and in the Gordon Gecko “Greed is good!” sense.
It makes me miserable to see an artist turning himself into a handmaiden of science, using his skill to illustrate (or interpret) scientific concepts. C’mon man, I want to say, don’t make your art about science, use your art to do science.