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Poems in an Interactive Media

In some way I think poems are underused in video games as a whole, we don’t really talk about them not in the same way that we talk about book and film and how we use them and take from them in this media. 163 more words

The Art of Gaming

When I say video games, what do you think?

Do you think Call of Duty or Battlefield-esque gameplay, complete with guns, explosions, and a couple of enemy crushing tanks? 885 more words



After playing the game ‘Dear Esther,’ I was inspired to create something a little more heartfelt and abstract, so this story, ‘Stardust,’ is my attempt at doing so. 1,291 more words

Short Story

Dear Player: Go From A to B

‘Play’, as generated by games, is an exploration of limits. Because of the assumption of space in the medium, a huge proportion of games involve journeys. 1,748 more words

Critical Play

Let's Talk - Dear Esther

Personally I love a good story driven game, they can however be a little tricky to find. A lot of games tend to just feed you a generic story to give you incentive to shoot the bad guy, and I’m fine with that if shooting said bad guy is fun, but they’re never going to be my game of the year. 361 more words