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September 2010

A (Wo)Man Called Hawke

It was announced some time ago that Dragon Age 2, sequel to the fantastic (if flawed) Dragon Age: Origins, was going to make a fundamental change in its design philosophy. DA:O had allowed its players a great deal of freedom in the character creation process. Following in the footsteps of …

Art Evolves: Interactivity as the New Frontier

Art has expanded and evolved over time. Paint today has virtually nothing in common with paints of yesterday; paint is defined by its function, not its chemical makeup. Sculpture happens in different media from iron to ice to SPAM. Art has never been limited by requiring it to resemble that …