A Strange Squalor

The best games cease to be for us (or for anyone) and instead strive to be what they are as much as possible. From this indifference emanates a strange squalor that we can appreciate as beauty. Ian Bogost in a text about „Flappy Bird“ from 2015

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Poets have known it since hundreds of years: there’s beauty in brevity. There’s this scene in Brooklyn 99—a TV series obsessed with quickness and not dragging out emotions—where Amy falls in love with Jake. Early on, we learn that when she’s insecure, she tucks her hair behind her ears. And at the end of the… Continue reading Brevity