Final Fantasy
//Reviews

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles | 24 Feb 2004 // 6:00 PM

It's a little like each person holding a separate piece of a treasure map -- the best way to success is for everyone to let each other know what's going on.

//Blogs

Making Lightning Strike Again: The Recycled Tropes and Weird Fiction of 'Lightning Returns' | 25 Feb 2014 // 1:00 AM

Lightning Returns hits a rare sweet spot that recycles enough ideas and pushes them to such an extreme that it finds novelty in nostalgia. Its identity is its lack of identity.

The Secret to Sequels | 10 Dec 2013 // 1:00 AM

The key to a good sequel is trying not to erase or even compete with what has come before. A sequel ought to complement its predecessor, not improve upon it.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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