Category: Essay

Screenshot from Gooch Grundy's X-Decathlon

All games are a mess Essay category

When we celebrate weird crappy games, we celebrating the messy creative human experience.

Box art for Myst, courtesy of MobyGames

Happy 18th, Myst! Blog categoryEssay category

Myst rewrote the future of games and multimedia. Consider how much has changed in about two decades. (September 24, 2011)

Screenshot from Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong-Nou

Love the milieu Essay category

In defense of the average, less-successful games that make up the bulk of the medium and, despite often being dismissed critically, hold the potential for personally resonant experiences.

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