The Week in Links #19
Game designer on ‘Triple-A MMO’ starts an anonymous and frank thread on Reddit. Some interesting stuff in there.
PlayStation 4 concept art.
Post-medium publishing. This is a quick and brilliant read.
Sweden Invaders. The jumper you wouldn’t mind unwrapping at Christmas.
‘Good thing I have two extra lives‘
Why life increasingly feels like a constant state of low-level mourning
The marshmallow test. Kid told: ‘Eat it now or, wait till I get back and you can have another.’
Why realism in games sucks. I love this. Someone should definitely do a series.
“Makeup-gun-set-to-hooker” Nice work, .psd
Am I alone in being unable to hazard a guess at the age of women from the 1950s?
Very nice little Flash game, Time Fcuk.
“Actually, Kath, it’s not gibberish.’ His eyes brightened again with the thrill of discovery. ‘It’s…Latin.” Dan Brown’s back with, um, style.
In decrying Dan Brown’s writing technique, Geoffrey Pullum requires not one but FOUR adverbs. Real classy.
Laundromat ‘em up:
Minifig arcade. Can I have one of those titchy Astro City cabs please?
“One out of every three New Jersey conservatives think that Obama could be the anti-Christ.” Jesus wept.
Lovely, lovely Flash beatbox mixer.
This guy’s e-mail on structured play vs. unstructured play is super interesting, esp. in relation to music games.
Giant child-eating bird found in New Zealand.
Someone buy Apple some new adjectives, ASAP.
3D Dot Game Heroes. With this and Demon’s Souls, From Software emerge as Japan’s most interesting developer/ publisher right now:
“The dog has some mysterious aggression problems” Oh wow.
The man who cured his asthma by deliberately infesting himself with the intestinal parasite hookworm.
Super Potato. A videogame fanzine.
Steven Spielberg’s son’s game design resume on LinkedIn.
LaGuardia cracks down on seasonal-themed terrorism.
“There are 46 conditions that can result in individuals having male and female characteristics” ( And your mum has them all)
“It’s worse than becoming one of them. He’s one of them pretending to be one of us” John Walker on Derren Brown
Link of the Week
Giant pink knitted bunny found in the Alps. Sort of like the stoner’s Yeti.