Category Archives: Videogames

Only videogame related posts.

And this is why…

These guys are the best of the best.

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Reminder

This is perhaps the greatest game ever made, all attempts to top it are in vain. Give up on your puny pathetic games now. Thus spake the 10rd.

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gdc aftermath

if someone asked me right now and forced me to answer honestly, “will you miss gdc?” i would have to answer “not especially.” this is not because it wasnt good or great or amazing – it certainly was all those … Continue reading

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Oh I nearly forgot!!

Critical Distance has a Patreon now and it’s great, the site’s gonna really go places. I don’t think anyone really reads my blog anymore (least, not anyone who doesn’t come via weird google searches or my twitter) so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Videogame visions of a post-climate change future

I wrote an essay on the way games have depicted climate change for Memory Insufficient. I was pretty happy with how this turned out, and the plan is to whip it up into a more fleshed out paper later in … Continue reading

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My rough list of Top 10 games of 2013

The only reason I decided to even make a possible list (and it is pretty tentative, stuff could definitely move around a but in there with a bit more thought) is b/c of Andi McClure’s very encompassing poll.

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Reminder: I collect MLG420 videos

And there are tons of them.

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Clint Hocking on sense of place and the effect on violence in Far Cry 2

Steve Gaynor has a new Idle Thumbs offshoot podcast called Tone Control, and in this episode he talks to Clint Hocking, and they spend about the last 50 minutes talking about Far Cry 2. I wanted to excerpt this one … Continue reading

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Hello December

Hello internet, just wanted to direct your attention to this great new tumblr, ‘Video game foliage’ a blog for criticism and commentary on plants and other foliage in games. This is really, super great. This is a project I am really … Continue reading

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On the review

I put down Metal Gear Solid 4 and barely thought about it at all after. There’s something perverse about the expected duties of a reviewer. They are expected to play enough of the game to make an assessment about it, … Continue reading

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