Category Archives: Essay

Cooking with Windows recap Essay categorySoftware category

We made recipes from CD-ROM cookbooks. Here are our thoughts about them and their (mostly terrific) food.

Happy 18th, Myst! Blog categoryEssay category

Myst rewrote the future of video games as an interactive medium. Consider how much has changed in about two decades.

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.

The promises of friendlier emulation Blog categoryEssay category

Some thoughts about the new frontiers opened by the risky but extremely promising emulation work recently implemented by the Internet Archive.

QuickTime turns 20 years old Blog categoryEssay category

QuickTime enabled low-cost videos on computers, paving the way for new uses of multimedia. That said, we should all probably stop using it now.

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