Here’s the playlist. It’s hard to reconcile the world we live in with the tantalizing possibilities at the edge of human endeavour. Imagine a world, maybe not far off, where you get a diagnosis of colorectal cancer, and your surgeon tells you that you can either have the old surgery – get half or more […]
The sun showed through the clouds in the morning of their second day at the cave, and James breathed a sigh of relief. Their gear had dried out eventually, and he had hung the canvas over the mouth of the den. The bear, thankfully, had not returned. Marell and Emma had visibly improved as Saul […]
Still reasonably happy with this piece, which is a good few years old now. They cut the knot, let loose the tumult. This ship is sinking, they scream; women and Children first. The storm carries an ice harvest. It cuts to the bone, drops its cargo and dissipates. Silence pools in the seams. The kid’s […]
I used to own a domain, 3tail, that I wanted to use as a VR shopping launch point. I used that as my pitch for Startup Weekend a few years back. This year, however, Alibaba built their own. VR retail has a lot to recommend it from a personal point of view. First, you don’t have […]
They handed out rifles on both sides. Equality. Democracy. I stood in a line of angry white dudes, facing a line of angry white dudes. The hardware on display provoked plenty of envy on both sides. Little old women and first-timers alike walked up and down the middle. Once they’d have been skittish. Now it’s […]
Play Store: Bounty Stars Dev: ? (DeNA doesn’t appear to be it?) Pub: DeNA Games Graphics: Atmospheric, perfect for mobile platforms except for the storyboard backgrounds, which unfortunately get a bit lost on the phone Sound: Off, as usual, though the few times I turned it on, it was entertaining. Writing: Some of the best writing I’ve seen in […]
There’s a Lookouts short film, and there’s a Thornwatch Kickstarter. Both pretty awesome. Still waiting for the Daughters of Eyrewood to have a worthy incarnation, all the same.