We Have Always Lived With The Comments

  We Have Always Lived With The Comments is a reading of letters from an issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly. It is an argument that “comments culture” has always been with us, but that historically we had gatekeepers to keep them away from us. We Have Always Lived With The Comments is a translation of the then to […]

The Capture of Softs

The early issues of Electronic Gaming Monthly contain the words of people who were living on the cusp of the fulfillment of a strange Gibsonian future. They talk about immersion in “softs,” a term that appears seemingly from nowhere that they use to describe the videogames that they’re buried in. The print magazines of the 1990s also […]

“We Shall Not Meet Again”

The Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn user-created mod called “Dungeon-Be-Gone” allows you to skip the first dungeon of that game. The description on the page reads: This MOD is rather silly, and also skips all the story elements and such just to get you to the end faster. This is aimed for those who have […]