Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Runers: What's My Motivation?

Shoot better and better and better. Then, shoot some more.

Runers: What's My Motivation?

Moving Pixels Podcast: Little Money, Little Games

We did publish a podcast on Monday featuring three little games available to play for free online, only one of which I think is worth playing. That is, of course, the brilliant little browser-based econ sim, A Dark Room

Moving Pixels Podcast: Little Money, Little Games

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Less Is Much, Much More: Making Do in Dead Rising 3

Kind of glad I wrote this critique of Dead Rising's lowered difficulty before I officially reviewed it because this is my only real complaint about the game. Frankly, it's as fun as always, just maybe too easy.

In this blog post, I discuss the problems of how the lowered challenge contradicts some of the genre's conventions regarding scarcity and its overall tension.

Less Is Much, Much More: Making Do in Dead Rising 3

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

The one that makes me laugh, she said

Never was really fond of The Cure, despite my age and their significance to the alt scene of the time.

But I'm a total sucker for this still.

("Killing An Arab" is also good, though. Robert Smith's take on The Stranger.).

Moving Pixels Podcast: Transitioning to Transistor

Pretty imagery in Transistor. Somewhat forgettable game.

Moving Pixels Podcast: Transitioning to Transistor

Sunday, September 7, 2014