Category Archives: Games

What is game?

I never really enjoyed sports much. Sports are games. You follow the abstract rules to try to beat your opponents and win the game. I understand how they work, but instead for me, the type of physical games I enjoyed … Continue reading

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There and Back Again – A Year in Review

The year is drawing to a close so I thought I would look back on what I’ve done and what I’ve learnt. It’s been a year of ups and downs. There’s been times when I’ve wanted to flip a table … Continue reading

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Freeplay 2012 – Chaos and Grace

Do I know enough of the people there to attend an independent games festival? Have I done enough myself to prove that I belong? Am I just an imposter? My life has been full of chaos, never knowing where things … Continue reading

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Now and Tomorrow

I’ve been enrolled in a Screen course at TAFE this semester. Initially I thought it would a breezy lazy course, but no, but it’s been quite a busy semester thus far. One assessment was to make a short seven minute … Continue reading

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After The Fall

May I shrink to dust In your cold, wild Wastes, And may my tongue speak Its last hymn to your winds. I wanted to do what Shigeru Miyamoto did ever since I read an interview with him in Nintendo Magazine … Continue reading

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On Teaching Yourself

Doom 2 was a light bulb moment in education for me as a teenager. I’d picked up a copy for twelve dollars in a videogames bargain bin at Harvey Norman. There was a time when you could find quality games … Continue reading

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Nazis, demons, and autodidactism

I was about to commence this with the term “PC Gaming Master Race”, but that may be a poor choice of words considering this post starts with Wolfenstein 3D, a game about Nazis. Wolfenstein 3D was the game that moved … Continue reading

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