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Posted: 2nd June 2016 by Christian in Blog

Composition

Posted: 8th May 2016 by Christian in Blog

I’ve gotten a bit interested in this. Regard last post. Poe wrote a remarkable bit of criticism in 1848 called The Philosophy of Composition. Good piece and if you’re a writer or a critic, yes, even a game journo, you’d be well-served reading it. But talking about aesthetics of game, there’s a few of Poe’s […]

Posted: 8th May 2016 by Christian in Blog

I’ve gotten a bit interested in this. Regard last post. Poe wrote a remarkable bit of criticism in 1848 called The Philosophy of Composition. Good piece and if you’re a writer or a critic, yes, even a game journo, you’d be well-served reading it. But talking about aesthetics of game, there’s a few thing to […]

Aesthetics

Posted: 8th May 2016 by Christian in Blog

Aesthetics is, simply put, studying beauty. How do we make something affecting? I am playing a game called Darkest Dungeons. It’s a roguelike game. This has many meanings but for now, it means a game you can lose. Most games investing in your being able to finish but not this. It’s hard and frustrating and […]

Posted: 3rd May 2016 by Christian in Blog

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Posted: 17th March 2016 by Christian in Blog

I’m your pusher

Posted: 1st March 2016 by Christian in Blog

When I was a kid, a little kid, there was a lady called Tipper Gore. She said that if I liked Heavy Metal and Dungeons and Dragons, I was going to become a murderer Satanist. Well, she was only half-right. Later, after Ice-T was on the Colours soundtrack and I became obsessed with him, she […]

Comiques

Posted: 26th February 2016 by Christian in Blog

I’ve been a bit worried as I’ve been really disliking a lot of the work of women comic creators recently, especially writers. Made an effort and found some teams I liked. All women. Flesh of White – Albino baby born in Tanzania. Art is a bit poxy, terrible colouring, but the story is bold and […]

I-so-lay-chon

Posted: 22nd January 2016 by Christian in Blog

Let’s get weird. The isolated brain is a concept many, many scientists and sorcerers have tried on since the beginning. Can you take a brain out of the body and keep it alive? Not really, no. But people give it a go. If you’re feeling ghoulish, here’s Sergei Brukhonenko and Boris Levinskovsky and their dog […]

Getting a hold

Posted: 21st January 2016 by Christian in Blog

Because everything stopped working here, I’m on facebook as me, and twitter, as mrchristianread Might be easier to talk to me that way.