Though consoles have their Red Rings of Death and Wiimote straps breaking and Playstation Home, there’s really a special sort of hell that PC gamers go through. My video card fan had been making weird noises for a week – louder than usual. It sounded like maybe the fan was loose, scraping the housing. Whatever […]
Entries Tagged as 'Print Screen'
June 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Crispy Gamer, Print Screen
E3 kind of screwed with the usual publishing schedule, so my Print Screen column is up now – a few weeks later than usual. Plus had some back and forth with my Crispy Gamer editors because the book was a pain in the ass to really make comfortable to most readers. Read here for some […]
May 5th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Crispy Gamer, Print Screen, Review, RTS
I was mostly joking when I mentioned reviewing this game to Crispy Gamer’s managing editor. It is really a nothing game that no one would have cared about if its teaser videos hadn’t gone viral. It’s really a textbook case of good marketing, though it doesn’t change the fact the game is so terrible. Some […]
April 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Print Screen: Narrative Ludology · Crispy Gamer, Print Screen
Late column this week mostly because it took me a while to really organize the three book series from Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin into anything resembling a cohesive article. I apologize to my hardworking editors who like to have things on time.
March 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Print Screen: Racing the Beam and Street Fighter Movie · Crispy Gamer, Print Screen
Not much to say about Racing the Beam beyond what’s in the column. Buy the book if you are interested in the hardware/software relationship. Monfort and Bogost do a very good job. Re the Street Fighter movie, I do things for my job that are harder than anyone can appreciate. The Legend of Chun-Li is […]
December 31st, 2008 · Comments Off on Print Screen December · Crispy Gamer, Print Screen
Final Print Screen of the year is up at CG. Changing the Game: How Video Games Are Transforming the Future of Business was recommended by Crispy Czar John Keefer, and it’s a good read. I do wonder who the audience is, though.