Posts Tagged ‘Reality Twist’

Bang Boom Pow Pop: Fireworks Simulator Released

By Alice O'Connor on November 28th, 2014.

Ooooooh!

“Developed by certified pyrotechnicians” declares the launch trailer for Fireworks Simulator, and I am excited. While some people dream of driving trucks or ploughing fields, I’ve always wanted dominion over colourful explosions. But it’s too expensive to get into as a hobby, and surely too niche a profession for a chancer to slip into, so here I’ve been waiting for Fireworks Simulator. Picking my own music, selecting my favourite fireworks, and timing them all together for one building celebration of combustion sounds wonderful.

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The Flare Path: Inspired By True Emergencies

By Tim Stone on July 4th, 2014.

Today in The Flare Path…

  • I gloss over the fact that I’ve spent most of the past week sprawled on a dusty kilim waiting for the likes of DaPerforator, \\\Your_Wurst_Nightmare///, and BeatrixPotshotter to poke their heads above pockmarked parapets.
  • I win the Battle of Gettysburg in under eight minutes.
  • I attempt to recreate Operation Chariot using a state-of-the-art Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger maritime rescue cruiser.

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