video game

Exploring Beyond Earth

Steam had a free weekend for Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth and while similar to previous games, it’s different enough to keep me wanting more.

The Unknown Depths of Capsule

One thing videogames are quite good at is ambiguity. An ambiguous novel is hard to pull off at best, infuriating at worst: you need to be told what’s happening in order to imagine anything, and if you aren’t told enough you’ll think of everything wrong. Film operates the same way: we want representations of things. […]