Every day you read news about some psycho in some part of the planet killing people or doing despicable things and then fall back on “a game made me do it” or some other game-blaming cockamamie excuse. And every time they do it, the media and politicians and even religious leaders raise the anti-gaming torches and pitchforks. Continue reading What Games have given me
Even if you’re not an adventure gamer, chances are you’ve heard of Telltale Games, especially since their big Borderlands & Game of Thrones announcements, as well as possibly seeing ads for The Walking Dead everywhere. Telltale is big as a brand right now, but did you know it was founded by ex-LucasArts employees, in response to the cancellation of the 2nd LucasArts Sam & Max game? Continue reading The Telltale Topic – Looking back…
(First of all, sorry for the somewhat long absence from the blogger-sphere, settling in a new country isn’t easy, and unsuccessful job hunting is very tiring…and depressing; but now I’m back in the saddle)
This piece was inspired by a Japanese animation, Anime, series I’ve been watching for the past 3 years called Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle (Puzzle of God), and as the title suggests, it’s a show about puzzles and solving them and their craft, with feeble stories and a mixed-bag of characters enveloping them, and taking place in the most insane world ever, where there are Mega-corporations centered on puzzle making and with more money than all the countries in our world; where a particular puzzle might involve death traps, man-made islands and aircraft with labyrinths built in…or all of them combined. Continue reading On Puzzle Design
This week’s feature image comes from To Aru Majutsu no Index’s Academy City’s Cleaning Bots, aren’t they cute? You need to all check out that series, it’s fantastic.
This has been an interesting week, more on the personal side than The Attic. Continue reading Attic Cleanup – 08-12-2013