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games writing: come for the sake of your stupid idealism, stay for the people who turned into cynics just like you did
here's hoping the new pope chooses "420sniperheadshotbongrip" as his pope name
maybe all these hyper-personal gaming essays actually belong on literary sites? they're way more about the writing than games.
asked my cat for help writing, all he did was paw at the screen. not unlike what i'm doing right now, really.
I'm drunk and my farts stink. Alright, peace.
So I decided to just read the end of Binfinite and I'm fucking nauseated that this is what an "exemplary videogame plot" sounds like.
sometimes i have to laugh at the sheer amount of serious arguing about games that goes on, then i see my reflection in the screen and cry
The sad part is those "interesting characters" would be called "cliched and dumb" if we put them in a movie.
What I like about GTA is that there are interesting characters saying interesting things. Lots of videogames don't have those.
just spent like a minute chortling over how "ludonarrative dissonance" is a roundabout way to say "this shit doesnt make any fucking sense"
“It's not what a movie is about, it's how it is about it.”
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