Wednesday, March 31, 2010

An Intimate Moment With the Computer

I decided to sort of write about Portal 2 this week, a game that fills me with anxiety largely because I think that the first game may be one that really doesn't require a sequel. However, a few words from the game's writer, Eric Wolpaw, about the importance of intimacy to the first game has me feeling better about the possibility for a follow up.

The notion of intimacy between the player and GLaDOS in Portal is actually my real topic though. Mostly I am simply proud of myself for having written a piece on Portal that never mentions cake or uses the phrase, "still alive," even once.

To read more about intimacy and the Portal experience:

An Intimate Moment With the Computer

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