WALL JUMP Posts

2021-09-18 / Moments /

When I mess up a trick in “Skatebird,” my budgie plops off the board, rolls motionless across the floor, and eventually comes to a stop. In this frozen state, he always reminds me of the morning when I was a kid and found that my budgie Ricky had died overnight and fallen off his perch onto the cage floor.

Daspota: Picturesquely situated on the Gulf of Prem. Unfortunately filled to the brim with thugs and pirates. A good occasion for the biggest grindfest ever.

2021-09-11 / Moments /

The Witness looks like a simple but pretty puzzle game. But it contains a treasure that is more valuable to me than all the money in the world.

In 1991, I thought the ending of Monkey Island 2 was dumb. 30 years later, I feel the same way. But for completely different reasons.

Without the invention of printing, Martin Luther’s Reformation wouldn’t have stood a chance. Without the invention of the multitap adapter for the Super Nintendo, I would have saved 150 euros for a ROM hack of Secret of Mana 2.

2021-09-01 / Encounters /

My former roommate was an obsessive trophy collector. To get the highly desired platinum trophy in God of War 3, he beat Zeus for over 30 minutes. Emotionless. And unsuccessfully.

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator isn’t really about planes at all – it’s about the special places you can experience with them.

2021-08-25 / Mixtakes