When playing a videogame with a linear progression, most players go through the content a single time, gradually coming to grips with the mechanics and strategies via natural experimentation and play. Over time, players learn more about a game’s systems and quirks and become able to apply that knowledge to their play, eventually garnering the… Continue reading Essay: Video Game Speedrunning As a Unique Form of Play
Just a little project I made for a game design course. Hope people like it! The music is “Plain Loafer” by Kevin MacLeod
Halo Wars 2 is a game that plays it safe, and in doing so, drastically limits its own potential as an extension of the universe. While Creative Assembly and 343 Industries manage to deliver on the expectations of a Halo Wars sequel, the overall package fails to capture the spirit of the original. The original… Continue reading Halo Wars 2: Everything Old is Different Now
Video games are a famously peaceful, lighthearted medium, free from the violent urges of less cultured products. But you may not have realized, there are many Video Game Protagonists that actually kill people. For your enlightenment, I have compiled this list, in no particular order, to expose the dark secrets of various beloved icons. Nathan Drake… Continue reading Ten Video Game Protagonists that Kill People.