Recent posts tagged video games


More Than This

One of the things Buddhism tries to get you to recognize within yourself is how all the things you are aren't "you".


Thinking Inside The (X)Box

The latest toy in the house: an XBOX S.

Things And Stuff, 2020-03-07 Edition

Just a quick note about what's new in Chez Genji (writing, programming projects, etc.)

Xtaloid: My New Game

I guess this means I can add "game developer" to the rack of hats I wear?


Now Gaming In A Theater Near You

On Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and interactive fiction as a video platform of the future.


Cynthia's Blues Dept.

Can in time a comic book stand in the same realm as anything Henry James produced? I'm sure it's possible; I'd argue it's already happened.

All The Wrong Lessons Dept.

Why bad video game lore is a lot like bad pop culture: it embodies the wrong lessons.


Computive Creating Dept.

On how good writing about computing and video games has been with us since the 1980s.


This, That, The Other Dept.

A new site opens up under my provenance; video games make a comeback in my life; and I ponder the future of my publishing system.

Bleep Bleep Bleep Dept.

An early '80s PC flashback: me and my ZX-81.

We're Only In It For The Chicks And The Dough Dept.

Why ''Grand Theft Auto'' isn't likely to be a movie anytime soon: integrity. What? Yes.

Waves of the Future Dept.

If SF is "the literature of the future", shouldn't we be using the media of the future to deliver it?


So Little Time, So Much To Do Dept.

More choices in entertainment means more competition, all against all.


The Game And I Dept.

I've got this strange relationship with video games. I feel obliged to know about them, in the same way that a guy will educate himself about (e.g.) baseball so he doesn't feel left out when conversations start at the water...

Thump Thump Thump Pew Pew Pew Dept.

Q: How desperate for ideas, how creatively bankrupt, how cowardly does Hollywood have to be to option the video game Space Invaders as a feature film, and do so with a completely straight face? A: Very. Someone in the comments...

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