Category Archives: OneADay

External Cyborg

I’ve been away for two days doing important things like eating baked rice and drinking beer. Other things occurred, but they matter naught. This was why yesterday was postless. (I make up the rules. You were never in control.) Today … Continue reading

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Boss, I Gotta Level You

I’ve just finished Castlevania, and, in a game that has quite a few bosses, starting with the most basic of large-nosed Trolls, and working its way up to Satan himself, there are a few standouts. And they might not be … Continue reading

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Impossible Architecture

One thing that’s so often frustrating with games is the refusal to play up to the strengths of the medium. We’re bogged down with trying to replicate reality down to the smallest, infinitesimal detail that we forget that we have … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Accompaniment

Yup, still haven’t finished listening to King of Limbs. This will probably carry on until tomorrow, but at least I’ve already got an idea for a post in my head, so you won’t be bothered by me carrying on this … Continue reading

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King of Limbs

Despite yesterday’s post, I’ve been listening to more Radiohead. A lot more Radiohead. I think the tenth playthrough was sometime around lunch. I’ve not listened to this much of the same eight songs for god know’s how long, so there’s … Continue reading

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Musical Guilt

We’ve got a new Radiohead album. It’s good. Everyone rejoices, very happy. Good good, what what, carry on, carry on. By the time my fifth playthrough came about, a familiar feeling began to sink over me, a malaise of the … Continue reading

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Manipulation and Evocation: Exploring The Dead Island Trailer

I’ll give you a moment to recover from the gut punch. I know how they can wind you. Better? Ok. That was yesterday. Since then, this trailer has gone viral. It’s ballooned, popped, and carried on being filled with air, … Continue reading

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