Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fresh Eyes

I can’t remember the first time I saw Star Wars, but I know that it comprises some of my earliest memories of media. The earliest memory that of being terrified by a film that I think was The Poltergeist and

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Easy violence made hard

Violence is horrible. It’s terrifying. It’s fast. It’s primal. It’s exhausting. I’ve been a victim of it. Shamefully, I’ve been a perpetrator of it. I even judge it being professionally applied. But too often in video games, violence is simple.

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Wonder

One of the most vivid memories I have of gaming in recent years is my first experience with Proteus. During the Game Masters exhibition at ACMI in Melbourne, I was killing time before queuing to hear Warren Spector speak. Each

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