Month: August 2021

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
2021-08-21 / Places

If these two children didn’t look so reproachful all the time, I would definitely have more fun in this open world. But they look as if I had infected their grandmother with an extremely unpleasant itchy venereal disease, which means that she no longer has to spend her pension on sweets, but on anti-itch ointment.

Climbing in games is ubiquitous, but rarely rises above the quality of a load time. That has to change.

When video games get all emotional, I like to take over directing them to heighten the mood. That’s not always a good idea.

2021-08-11 / Places

In games, we visit places that can be strange, scary, abstract, or just plain beautiful. One of my favorite places is none of these, and yet it can be found in almost every video game. It doesn’t appear on a single virtual map, but should still be the first place to visit before actually starting the game: The trip to the options menu is worth it!

“I can remember it very clearly” is a lie. Either you’re lying to yourself or you’re lying to another person. Dr. House always says, “All people lie.” I couldn’t agree more. And sometimes they even lie to themselves without realizing it. Nobody can remember anything exactly. Everything is always different. Always. And here is the proof.

2021-08-04 / Moments /

My first date in my own four walls probably went just as chaotically as everyone else’s: While I was dealing with my visitor, a double bed was delivered in the background so that the sex that was to come later would not be too uncomfortable.