Monthly Archives: December 2012


Of Machines and Men

In an inversion of the usual, imagined relationship between a man and his machine, it was Cortana who offered the emotional vulnerability, the weakness, and ultimately the sacrifice.

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Nerd Corps Alien Defense Pt. 2 6

The following excerpts are from the logs of Commander Milich Gray, who was placed in command of the international XCOM project immediately following the first abductions.

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The Twine of Cthulhu 1

Experimenting with Twine for a more real project, I created a short Lovecraftian game for your amusement.

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Press Thee X, Young Warrior: The Effective Tutorial 9

It is the responsibility of videogames to teach us how to play them. Before the game can even really strut its stuff, it has to play the role of teacher.

Yeah, Homeworld was pretty much badass.

Lonesome Road: Existentialism in Fallout 2

Fallout, as a series, is all about defining your life in the face of the utter madness and meaninglessness of existence.

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Nerd Corps Alien Defense: Pt. 1 2

The following excerpts are from the logs of Commander Milich Gray, who was placed in command of the international XCOM project immediately following the first abductions.

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