grep ‐‐week 13.2018

The theme this week: insert coin to continue. (After a long hiatus due to life circumstances I’ve been inspired by a combination of recent gamejams, GDC, and old friends to resume this blogging endeavour.  Nothing to see here.)… Read More

grep ‐‐week 52

The theme this week is:  null sweat chummers, see you next year. CD Projekt Red receives grant for procgen research @wccftech The lo(ooooooo)ng awaited Cyberpunk 2077 maybe just got a boost towards actual existence, as CDPR takes in… Read More

grep ‐‐week 49

The theme this week is: building momentum. “As developers try to tell stories beyond the theme of ‘survival’, they’re bucking up against an increasingly archaic central mechanic.” –Lucy O’Brien Are guns in video games holding the medium back?… Read More

grep ‐‐week 48

The theme this week is: back to normal. The Extremely Strange World of Infinite Dungeon Video Games @atlasobscura The headline doesn’t really pay off in this article that turns out to mostly be about promoting some guy’s art… Read More

grep ‐‐week 47

I’ve been noticing a trend on game news sites and blogs in the last few months.  There is a growing movement of vocal critics of the state of the industry, which is very encouraging.  From AAA to indie… Read More