This is a really interesting (although perhaps a little aggressively disappointing) game by McKinney and Urban Ministries of Durham.
Playtime: Swiss Game Arcade — swissnex →
Playtime: Swiss Game Arcade — swissnex I’ve been following gameculture.ch, which is a really lovely little project funded by the Swiss Arts Council. I was pleased to see that they’re setting up a Swiss Arcade (at 730 Montgomery St.) to coincide with GDC. Here are the hours. I think we should stop by: Monday, February 28, 2011: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Tuesday, March 1, 2011...
Breaking Bad - The Interrogation Game Now Up for... →
If you liked Breaking Bad-The Interrogation (designed by gentleman/scholar Nick Fortugno), you can help it win a SXSW People’s Choice Award by clicking here.
"30 Days" Archives - Los Angeles Restaurants and... →
Elina Shatkin is writing about 30 of L.A.’s best burgers in 30 days. My current favorite is Umami Burger, but challengers are certainly welcome…
STREETVIEW ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE - RUN FROM ZOMBIES... →
simonitor: Lessons I learned: If you live on a Cul-de-Sac, you will die quickly during a zombie apocalypse. Also, sometimes you can run by zombies if you time your movement correctly. Fact: my neighborhood is surprisingly zombie-proof. (This is so fun!)
Flavorwire » 10 Bands to Fill the LCD... →
I know this is old news, but I haven’t been this upset about a band since Grandaddy split.
Gamasutra - News - NYU Game Center Announces... →
It opens on May 12th! This is very exciting.
Game Art: Coded  Art’s “Papergame” (2009) - gamescenes I love how visceral this is, but I wonder about how “the low velocity of the gameplay” is received. “Papergame is a new computergame experience with anachronistic hardware. This game uses a dot matrix printer as graphical output, that means the algorithm draws the gamescenario directly onto the...
People Are Awesome: Philadelphia Man Forecloses on... →
Amazon Streaming Movie Service Now Available for... →
Starting today, Amazon Prime subscribers can access over 5,000 movies and TV Shows. This is great (or terrible) news for us folks with free student subscriptions.
Is Vagueness simply an unexplainable descent into nonsense? Did Vagueness begin...– What Happens in Vagueness Stays in Vagueness by Clark Whelton - City Journal There’s some truth to this, although I’m not sure to what extent. I was a competitive debater and performer in high school, but the attributes that earned me dorky trophies over the weekends were the same...
I’ve been meaning to upload another mixtape...
Hohokum Gameplay Footage - Hohokum
gabriel dawe + mixed media and installation artist →
Plexus no. 4 + site specific installation at the dallas contemporary + gütermann thread, wood and nails + 11’ x 25’ x 25’ + 2010
Only a small fraction of the more than one billion Internet users create and add...– Internet as Playground and Factory :: Intro
Anonymous Sends An Open Letter To The Westboro... →
Hooray! Use the internet for good!
15 Strat Tips For Crafting the Coolest and Most... →
A couple of my favorites: 2. Make it super clear that your “views are my own” so your controversial opinions on last night’s episode of The Bachelor are in no way misconstrued to reflect negatively on your employer. 4. Nothing is cooler than being geeky, so you can never overstate how much of a total geek you are. The key is to be the geekiest geek in the whole geekoverse. (ex. Major ____...
american dream | increpare games →
I had a lot of fun playing this.
Flavorwire » 10 Artists Who Use Video Games as... →
Oh no, this whole thing is about to explode and my work won’t be relevant anymore. I’ll have to start my life over and start again as a firefighter or an online dating consultant.
Museum 2.0: Design for Participation: Video from NODEM 2010 Nina Simon on the importance of constraints and scaffolding to supporting creative and social participation, the role design plays in driving how people participate, and the essential necessity for the institution to be responsive to participants.
This might just be an organization worth keeping an eye on. The Net-Museum is a platform of curatorial and artistic research, an itinerant museum, a symposium, an on-line archive that is focused on the research of contemporary art and visual culture. The Net-Museum aims to develop its practice equally through its on-line presence, through its activities in temporary venues and through its...
Call for Projects: Swiss Games - FANTOCHE →
Just in case you’re Swiss, this program seems like a great opportunity.
A really nice little music game/poem.
The Art of Video Games →
By now, probably everyone knows about the upcoming Art of Video Games show at the Smithsonian. But, being the fun-ruiner that I am, I can’t help but be a little skeptical. Primarily, I’m still more than a little ticked off about the debacle surrounding David Wojnarowicz’s Fire in My Belly, in which conservative Republicans like House Speaker John Boehner complained about the...
The King of Limbs : Where are you? →
You can pre-order the new Radiohead album now. It comes out this Saturday!