Year: 2021

2021-12-01 / Moments /

All right. It’s time to go public with this: Yes, I’m a curmudgeon. Yes, I’m getting old. Yes, the world, generally speaking, is totally getting on my nerves.

2021-11-27 / Encounters /
2021-11-24 / Moments /

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.

2021-11-17 / Places /

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.

2021-11-13 / Places /

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.

2021-11-10 / Moments /
2021-11-06 / Moments

A lot of video games come with bad plots, uninspired twists, one-dimensional characters, and banal storytelling techniques. That’s fine with me. But if you steal my skills/powers during the course of the game and sell it to me as a groundbreaking story twist, you earn my hate!

2021-11-03 / Sounds /