Thalassophobia. The fear of open waters. The horror of the deep.
In Lemmings 2 there is an object, eight by five pixels in size and red. It looks like it’s just a decorative boat mounting device placed in the background by a playful level designer. At least that’s what I thought it was for over 25 years.
Unpacking has always been fun for me during my moves. However, I didn’t expect that unpacking boxes for strangers would take such an emotional toll on me.
Summer camp in Canada, staying with a family. Hey, that’s Donkey Kong Country, isn’t it? But where is Donkey Kong? And who is the monkey girl? And… OH. MY. GOD.
While humans are very confusing and irrational, mathematics and logic offer a haven of order and structure.
The good old days with the good old Game Boy. You still remember ’em? No? I’m not surprised. They didn’t exist!
I hoped that a journey to the golden kingdom of Torna would clarify unanswered questions. But I learned nothing about hate, only bitterness.
Places where you shouldn’t play hardcore precision games. Today: A crowded, shaky subway on a stormy autumn morning. Or maybe that’s just the place?