Friday, October 31, 2014

Superman never made any money, saving the world from Solomon Grundy

And sometimes I despair the world will never see another man like him.

I'm the kind of human wreckage that you love.

Lately, I've felt that I need to rename my blog again. Fail-State seems like an appropriate title.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Six Little Horror Games That Would Like to Play With You This Halloween

'S funny, I always say that horror isn't really a genre that I especially care for. But here I am writing article after article about horror games lately. I'm also in the middle of another one as we speak.

Six Little Horror Games That Would Like to Play With You This Halloween

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter: The Weird and the Familiar

Quite a nice game. Slightly reminiscent of The 7th Guest, but far less kitschy.

Chronological puzzles place the emphasis on the idea of the reconstruction of narrative. Thus, the game weds its mechanics with its more intense focus on storytelling.

I put this more plainly here:

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter: The Weird and the Familiar

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Moving Pixels Podcast: Ghouls, Ghosts, and Gaming

This is a podcast that we did on horror games. For the life of me, I can't recall the conversation. I am really pleased with the splash image, though.

Maybe the conversation is good, too.

Moving Pixels Podcast: Ghouls, Ghosts, and Gaming

Sunday, October 26, 2014