Fallout 4 and Gone Home: Agency as Tide in Videogames.

So I tried Fallout 4 recently. By which I mean I mostly sat on a coach and watched someone else play it. It’s not relevant to any of this, but i’m still navigating just how much truth is a virtue in blog-posting. Anyway. I was mostly apathetic about the game’s release; while New Vegas had … More Fallout 4 and Gone Home: Agency as Tide in Videogames.

Marvel as Time Loop: Dr Strange at the End of History

This review has some spoilers for Dr Strange. If you think Marvel films can be spoiled, don’t read it. It’s a Friday evening. You’re bored. You meet up with a couple of friends to see Marvel’s latest blockbuster. You were unsure whether to bother, but the ridiculously high ratings convinced you. Line up. Get popcorn, … More Marvel as Time Loop: Dr Strange at the End of History

i thought i should do an introductory post. i regret it.

  One day, you decided to identify as a writer. You don’t actually write anything of course, (which in itself is already a cliché,) but still, sometimes you do bubble up fragments of half-formed witticisms, a handful of which you decide could probably strung together into a pseudo-narrative, or at least an essay, and the … More i thought i should do an introductory post. i regret it.

Trump and Brexit: Politics of nightmare, and the rationality of mass irrationality.

This post doesn’t really offer any new hopes or ideas, but is just another gaseous addition to a growing pile of venting. But, being in England immediately Post-Brexit, something resonated with Trump’s victory. Probably a global death knell, but still. While initially, with Brexit, i had some tragic hope the plunge into the self evisceration … More Trump and Brexit: Politics of nightmare, and the rationality of mass irrationality.