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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


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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“Video Games are Better without Stories”: A Reply

Jane Austen wrote her first novel, Northanger Abbey, at a time when novels were a young medium, not taken seriously as a form of art of storytelling. 2,735 more words

Another Pseudo-Intellectual Wants to Talk About Video Games (A response to Ian Bogost)

I just love all these people with degrees from prestigious schools and 2-digit IQs telling me what video games are lacking.  It’s so charming.  These people who want to pretend like they got it all figured out, and then use the latest buzzwords to be able to bolster their arguments that sound like sophistry at best.  1,934 more words