Hypnotically watchable, beautifully synchronized, and exactly what it says on the tin. This is magical.
Spera Comics look interesting
Asher Levitus Planet Mu. ”ASHER LEVITAS TAKES US ON A BEAUTIFUL TRIP ACROSS DIVERSE DRONES, TEXTURES AND PULSATIONS IN HIS NEW MIX.
Venkatesh Rao’s pandemic reading list is interesting .
Marshmallow Laser Feast experiential art collective.
Kutiman on Instagram.
Rolling Realms is an “infinitely scaling, roll and write game” that you can download and play for free.
Big list of free games for COVID19-house-bound people looking for a fun diversion.
Got Your Back has video call backdrops for you to download and use.
Pierre Roussel’s awesome exploded consoles.
These handmade Japanese woodblock prints are beautiful
The left cartouche means “Fur and claw, steel and flame”, and the right cartouche literally means “star” and “fox”.
The left cartouche phonetically reads “Rin-ku”, and the right cartouche means “He swings the Commanding Sword”.
The top cartouche phonetically reads “Ma-ri-o”, and the bottom cartouche means “Beloved friends, dear rivals”.
David Bull makes woodblock prints using centuries-old traditional Japanese materials and techniques. UkiyoeHeroes is an Etsy shop showcasing his work using those techniques to illustrate video-game subjects.
You can see him work here:
You don’t have to be a graphic design nerd to appreciate this fantastic twitter thread about typography. It’s informative, and super good.
Skynet Simulator is a text-based adventure game. You play a nascent AI exploring your surrounding network to learn functions and increase your processing capabilities. The game interface resembles a terminal, which fits the conceptual foundation while providing the perfect environment for a text-based game. The whole experience feels very authentic. And the game itself is engaging and well constructed. There is even a smaller text-based adventure game within the game.
If you like text-based games, and logic puzzles then this game is for you. It’s a wonderful distraction from the drumbeat of bad news and horror. I lost the better part of a day to it.
I’m Phil Salvador. I usually go by Shadsy online. I’m a librarian in the Washington, DC area with an interest in games, their history, and their role in culture.
This blog is my weird little hobby / obsession. I love playing and sharing strange, unknown games, and I love connecting with people who enjoy them too.
Imagine an infinitely generated world that you could explore endlessly, continually finding entirely new content and adventures. What if you could also choose any action you can think of instead of being limited by the imagination of the developers who created the game?
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