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The Paradox of Choice

Last week, I mentioned that I had started reading Play Anything, by Ian Bogost. Some of his ideas sparked ideas of my own, and I talked a bit about the fun aspect of minimalism. 406 more words

Minimalism

Minimalism as Play

I just started a new book called Play Anything, by Ian Bogost. It’s not directed at minimalism, or zero-waste, or really anything that this blog is supposed to be about. 421 more words

Minimalism

Robot Futures: Vision and Touch in Robotics

If you’re in London in early July, I think you should go to the Robot Futures: Vision and Touch in Robotics event just next to the Science Museum, organised by… 630 more words

Technology / IT

Griebi šakes ir varai

Jei kažkiek sekate žaidimų mediją galbūt praėjo prieš beveik mėnesiuką pro jūsiškę ausį žinios apie naują Ian Bogost straipsnį. Jeigu ne – pamėginsiu pats trumpai nušviesti. 1,033 more words

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Opened World: Fictions Within Fictions

What Remains of Edith Finch is precisely about the desire to tell stories in any way possible. Family histories are recorded and preserved via diverse mediums including diary entries, photography, letters, poetry, and even comic books. 155 more words

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An Explanation of 'Video Games are Better without Stories'

Monday, I took my normal jaunt over to MassivelyOverpowered in the morning and picked up The Daily Grind, which is a daily a prompt about something in the news or video games or just something that came up in discussion elsewhere on the website. 933 more words

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