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 […]

What We Are

The Center for Use Interpretation is a digital residency program that fosters experimental research and publication. It is intended as a space and situation for out-of-context inquiry and pointless creations and endeavors.The Center molds itself to the desires of it’s residents like water over a sinking ship.   The idea for The Center began as […]