No Comments

‘Let the Soul Dangle’: How Mind-Wandering Spurs Creativity

Can art itself be a useful catalyst for nudging us towards more helpful emotions and mental states? Whether in the form of literature, rap or abstract oil painting, many of us know we can improve the tenor of our thoughts by contemplating art. The Germans have a lovely saying for the benefits of keeping an […]
No Comments

Killing Time at Lightspeed by @gritfish: Yes Pls.

No Comments
[Image Credits: develop-online.net]

“Models from Hell: How practical maquettes defined the original Doom…”

At the time, Greg Punchatz had a fledgling career in practical, make-up and animatronics special effects. Already he’d contributed to films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street 2, RoboCop and its sequels, and Coming to America. These were projects where Punchatz learnt from the likes of Rob Bottin, Phil Tippett and Rick Baker, some […]
No Comments

Woodland Secrets: Auriea Harvey

Artist and 1/2 of Tale of Tales Auriea Harvey joins merritt to talk inbetweenness, retaining optimism, and the evolution of (not)games. You can find Auriea on Twitter at @auriea, at auriea.com, and on Patreon. Works Cited: Cibele, The Path, Ico, Silent Hill 4, Puppet Motel, Myst, Tomb Raider, My Boyfriend Came Back From The War, […]
No Comments

Jerry’s Map