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If Mario had a therapist... on Braid (PC) and Jonathan Blow

Braid is not a fun game. And that’s the point. Or so indie games designer Jonathan Blow says. Convenient, you might think, but I suspect Jonathan actually means what he says. 935 more words


Unhappy Ending: Art Isn't Always Fun

During our discussion in class today about Braid, one student made the astute observation that, while the game is sometimes so difficult it isn’t even fun, perhaps that’s the point. 459 more words


The Witness gets Xbox One release date

Thekla and Jonathan Blow have announced an Xbox One release date for puzzle game hit: The Witness. The date? September 13th. 219 more words


Video Game Review: The Witness

The Witness first came to my attention while I was perusing a popular gaming magazine, the name of which I cannot recall, my sister had subscribed to years ago. 1,481 more words

Video Games


Xbox 360, PC (reviewed), Playstation 3
Made by Jonathan Blow
Released in 2008

I definitely messed up my planning here. You see, when I was putting together the schedule for Indie Month I was mostly concerned with the length of each game. 1,579 more words


PSTS Episode 201 - Pokemon Go, INSIDE Review, and Hyped-Up Games That Are Okay


Two weeks since the last podcast and very little news in sight means that Jeff and J.D. have a lot of time to talk about the games they’ve been playing since then. 32 more words


PSTS Episode 200 - The Witness Reviews, Mass Effect Novels, and Tetris Movie(s)


Like that, all news is gone. What’s to talk about? How about a review of a game that’s been out since winter? There are some tidbits from the Kickstarter side, some classic game being recreated, and a couple of interesting patches in Doom. 12 more words