The hallowed B-movie director John Carpenter says making film scores with Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies comes naturally. But he still craves the unnatural.
Trashy gameplay calls for trashy presentation, and sophisticated gameplay calls for sophisticated presentation. However, Duke Nukem 3D is a game that is constantly in tension between these two principles.
In B-films such as these, there’s usually something there to be found, a something resulting from a film’s flaws, rather than its flawlessness.